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Portable water: FAO, Eni/NNPC inaugurate solar-powered water schemes in North-east

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Eni, through its subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), have inaugurated a solar-powered water scheme in Bama, Borno.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

UN chief pledges support for UNGA’s president-elect

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday assured the President-elect of the 74th UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Mohammad-Bande, of his support to actualise his vision.

World Food Day: Federal government committed to zero hunger – Heineken Lokpobiri

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of its commitment to stamp out hunger by the year 2030 if the present tempo of agricultural activities are sustained in the country.

UN agencies launch major report on global food security, malnutrition

Five United Nations agencies are set to launch the new edition of “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.

Ex-President Obasanjo urges collaboration to end farmers-herdsmen clashes

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on leaders to work closely together to tackle the incessant violent clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.

Ex-Senate President Ameh Ebute bashes ex-President Obasanjo in open letter

Ameh Ebute, a former President of the Nigerian Senate replies former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the issues raised in his special statement, accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of underperforming and urging him not to run for re-election.

Full Text: Ex-President Obasanjo’s statement on Buhari’s administration

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, has asked on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019.

ECOWAS charged to enforce gender-friendly, inclusive agricultural laws

ECOWAS countries have been tasked to enforce gender-friendly and inclusive agriculture laws to increase production and value-chain in order to meet up with Africa’s Zero Hunger target by the year 2025.

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Donald Trump joining Indian premier in ‘Howdy Modi’ event

U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Houston, Texas Sunday to take part in a huge rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Houston, Texas Sunday to take part in a huge rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

NANS hail Governor Masari on improved security in Katsina

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, on Sunday in Katsina commended Governor Aminu Bello Masari, for his courageous steps in taking the war against banditry and insecurity in the state to the strongholds of the bandits and dialoguing with them in other to extract peace and other concessions from them
The Lagos Police Command has arrested seven persons suspected to be cult members in Itire area of the state.

Police arrest 7 suspected cult members in Lagos

“@Tunjidisu1, Area Commander D, ACP Aliko Dankoli supported by officer from Itire are currently on ground to restore normalcy. #TheGoodGuys

Bus crash kills 25, after brakes fail

A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20 others, police said.

Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed two persons during an early morning attack on Shaforo and Kudumti communities of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.