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The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria has developed a new cowpea variety that would inject N48 billion into country’s economy annually.
The Federal Government has approved for environmental release, the Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea, popularly known as beans, developed by the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Dr Usman Bugaje, Convener, Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP), has said that over 90 per cent of smallholder farmers in Nigeria did not access loan facilities from conventional banks.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has called on Nigerian scientists to advise the Federal Government on the acceptability or otherwise of Genetically Modified Orgsnisms (GMOs).
Dr Paul Ilona, the Country Manager of Harvestplus, an international agriculture organisation, says over one million small holder farmers grow bio-fortified food crops in Nigeria.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Saturday offered automatic scholarship to the over all best student, Mr. Al-Amin Bashir-Bugaje, who graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a CGPA of 4.93, to study in any part of the world up to his PhD level.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spent about N6 billion to establish a business school in the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture, said on Tuesday that Nigeria’s estimated annual demand for maize was almost eight million tonnes.
The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.
Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.
Nigeria overtook Indonesia in global piracy incidents in the maritime sector, accounting for one out of every four reported cases in 2018, according to the latest report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group.
Three–time champions Nigeria have a full house in Asaba, Delta State, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations send-forth friendly against the Warriors of Zimbabwe, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.