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Monthly Archives: August, 2020

Floods kill 51 people, destroy thousands of homes in Niger

Torrential rains and floods killed at least 51 people and destroyed more than 26,000 homes in Niger in the past two months, the presidency said...

Lagos Health Commissioner recovers from COVID-19

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19 infection, a week after contracting the virus. Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the state...

Jigawa plants 2.5m trees to battle desert encroachment

The Jigawa State Government on Monday, August 31, 2020 began planting of 2.5 million tree seedlings to mitigate the adverse effects of desert encroachment. The...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 1.24m as death toll nears 30,000

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday, August 31, 2020 said that the number of positive COVID-19 cases across...

How recycle culture can be inculcated in African children

Take a long deep breathe, think about all the waste you have thrown out today. From left over food, to plastic packaging, or a...

Minister commends biosafety agency for GMO regulation efforts

Environment Minister of State, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for its efforts in ensuring that the activities of...

Science media platform, Ashenewsonline, makes a debut

Ashenewsonline.com, a media platform, has joined Nigeria's news service chain as a frontier source for citizens journalism. Founded by the former Editor of Newsdiaryonline.com, Abdallah el-Kurebe, Ashenewsonline focuses...

Promoters say Nigeria genetically modified maize trail result ‘promising’

Nigeria’s quest to introduce maize varieties resistant to insect pests such as Stem Borer and Fall Army Worm (FAW) and drought recorded what the...

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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...