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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Genetically modified cowpea seed may be available for farmers in 2020

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (ATF) says the Pot Borer Resistant (PBR) variety cowpea seeds may likely be commercialised for farmers by 2020 planting season. Dr Issoufou...

Bauchi inaugurates tree planting campaign to curb desertification

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 inaugurated 2019 Tree Planting campaign with the theme “Planting for Reclamation’’. Mohammed, who inaugurated the campaign...

Tree planting more spiritual than economical, says Cleric

National Publicity Secretary, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Emmah Isong, says planting of trees has more spiritual than economic and environmental benefits to mankind. Isong, who...

Expert sets agenda for minister on environment

A waste management expert, Prof. Oladele Osibanjo, has advised the incoming Minister of Environment to prioritise approval of a national policy on solid and hazardous waste management...

Rangers Day: 20 park rangers lost since 1991 – Parks Service

The National Park Service says Nigeria has lost 20 park rangers since its inception in 1991. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General, National Parks Service, disclosed this...

Tobacco control community honours Adewole, Irukera, others

Nigeria’s tobacco control community on Monday, July 29, 2019 held a Thank You Dinner to honour lawmakers and public officials who played crucial roles that led...

CAN urges govt action ahead IPCC report on climate, land

On the eve of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Climate Action Network (CAN) members have...

Nigerians urged to embrace polystyrene construction technology

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Lagos Chapter, has advised Nigerians to embrace the polystyrene’ construction technology to reduce construction cost and increase housing delivery. Mrs...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...