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World Science Day: Scientists call for research, infrastructure development

As the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on Saturday, Nov. 10, as adopted by the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), scientists urged government at all levels to focus on Research and Development for the growth of the science and technology sector.

Ramadan: Prices of food items increase in Abuja markets, others

As Ramadan, the annual Islamic fasting season begins, prices of various food items have increased in Abuja and its environs.

Herdsmen attacks, climate change may threaten Nigeria’s food security – farmer

A farmer, Mr Adolphus Ogbonna, has warned that food security may be threatened seriously in Nigeria in the near future because of persistent herdsmen attacks and climate change.

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