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Due to the high demand of the newly developed Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea, Agriculture stakeholders have engaged indigenous seed companies for the multiplication and sales of PBR cowpea.
Australia said on Friday it had ordered more alternatives for the AstraZeneca vaccine, setting back its vaccination rollout, and Hong Kong delayed deliveries of the shot amid concern about a possible very small risk of rare blood clots.
Zamfara State governor, Mohammes Bello Matawalle, has condemned the frequent attacks on Northerners and their economic interests in the southern parts of the country.
An Igbo group has heaped all the blame for the security crisis in Nigeria on President Muhammad Buhari, saying his policy of sectionalism, nepotism , aloofness and support for killer herdsmen bred the crisis.
The federal government yesterday stated that the general state of insecurity in the country has triggered a rising call for secession as well as politicisation of ethnic and religious differences.
The African Union's disease control body said on Thursday it has dropped plans to secure AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines for its members from the Serum Institute of India, the world's biggest vaccine supplier, amid global shortfalls of the shot.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the federal government will leave no stone unturned in fishing out the criminals who attacked law enforcement agencies in Imo State last Monday, while also promising to further secure custodial facilities across the country.
Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world’s highest daily death toll fueled by a widespread local variant.
United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1 000 people seeking refuge from an attack on a town in northern Mozambique by ISIL-affiliated fighters, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.
Amnesty International (AI) has said that brutal policing by Nigerian security agents led to the death of many protesters in 2020.
Kingsley Moghalu, former presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says terrorists and kidnappers are now demanding ransom in cryptocurrency.
South Africa has signed an agreement to buy 20 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech dual-shot COVID-19 vaccine, a senior government official said on Tuesday, boosting plans to ramp up vaccinations from this month
Indonesia has reported its first case of a more transmissible new variant of the coronavirus known for reducing vaccine protection, but the government on Tuesday said vaccines being used in the country could withstand the mutation.
Senior Pastor of Trinity Church, Ituah Ighodalo, has cautioned pastors against scaremongering and misinforming their congregation about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are deliberately attacking security formations in the South East to steal weapons in order to fight for the actualisation of the Biafra Republic, experts and security operatives have said.
The Supreme Court sided Monday with Google in an $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle over the internet company’s creation of the Android operating system used on most smartphones worldwide.
Parents of the 39 abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna, have resolved to negotiate for the release of their children, following Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s declaration that the state government will not negotiate with or pay ransom to bandits.
No fewer than 67 security agents, comprising the police, Navy and prison wardens, have been killed by gunmen in the South East and South South since December last year.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s commitment towards women empowerment, owing to his deliberate efforts in making women to occupy 43% of appointive positions in Kaduna state.
Two sons of traditional leader in Orhuworun, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have been shot by unknown gunmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest killing of tens of people by bandits in Zamfara State, warning that “such wanton disregard for life will be brought to an end sooner than later.”
Leganes defender Kenneth Omeruo insists the club will keep pushing for a return to LaLiga, reports Completesports.com.
Manchester United have been in touch with Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent over a return to the Premier League for the player, according to reports in Italy.
Addressing Arum’s comments during an interview with talkSPORT, Hearn said: “Yeah that was a comment made by Bob Arum. You can’t really tell Bob what to say and what not to say. I’m keeping quiet on the matter.
The Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN), has directed its members not to participate in the planned mass action called by the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) to protest the implementation of minimum pension.
Porto manager Sergio Conceicao says Zaidu Sanusi is doubtful for Thursday’s league clash against Vitoria Guimaraes.
The goalkeeper has been linked with a move in the next transfer window and the Premier League side are rumoured to be eager to sign him.
The Gunners saw their club captain figure in two games immediately after the March international break, but a disease picked up while away with Gabon soon left the 31-year-old frontman unable to continue.
The Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress has appointed Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the three senators representing Lagos State, Oluremi Tinubu, Solomon Adeola and Tokunbo Abiru, Central, West and East Senatorial districts respectively, into membership list of the Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC of the party.
Myanmar’s neighbours have to negotiate with a newly formed government of national unity if they want to help resolve the turmoil triggered a by a Feb. 1 military coup and they should not recognise the junta, a unity government official said.