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Yearly Archives: 2018

Sustaining home-grown technology for self-reliance beyond 2019

One of the inspiring and promising remarks of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology at the end of 2018 get-together in Abuja recently,...

NABDA, firm collaborate to produce bio-pesticides, others

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Biocrops Nigeria Ltd, to produce bio-pesticides, nematocides and bio-fertilisers. The Director-General of NABDA,...

2019: Quantity surveyor canvasses conducive environment for private sector housing

The Vice-President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Olayemi Shonubi, has appealed to the Federal Government to provide an enabling environment for the private sector...

Open defecation: Fayemi declares emergency in water sector

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Thursday, December 27, 2018 declared emergency in the water sector to ensure water supply to all nooks and crannies...

Government proposes N40m for Onuiyi-Nsukka erosion control

The Senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Chukwuka Utazi, said on Thursday, December 27, 2018 that N40 million had been proposed in the 2019 budget for...

Agency’s lab will checkmate risks of GMOs – D-G

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says it has a state-of-the-art genetic modification detection and analysis laboratory to checkmate any risks associated with the...

Nigeria leads West African sub-region on biosafety

The Director General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has said that Nigeria has been mandated to lead the West African sub-region on...

Peoples’ voices, urgent solutions dismissed at COP24, says gender group

After two weeks of intense negotiations, women and gender groups represented in Katowice, Poland assert that COP24’s failure to deliver on the 1.5°C goal and refusal...

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The Letterman: How I gained access to Obasanjo’s letters – Musikilu Mojeed

In an interview with Khadira Ahmed, Musikilu Mojeed, an award-winning investigative journalist and Editor-in-Chief at Premium Times, traced the...
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In run up to CBD COP15, biodiversity scientists suggest ‘10 Must Dos’

By 2030, 30 per cent of the planet's land and sea areas should be protected. All subsidies leading to...

How wildlife help combat the climate crisis

Wildlife conservation and climate action are often considered as separate environmental issues, but the two are utterly intertwined. We...

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The Letterman: How I gained access to Obasanjo’s letters – Musikilu Mojeed

In an interview with Khadira Ahmed, Musikilu Mojeed, an...

In run up to CBD COP15, biodiversity scientists suggest ‘10 Must Dos’

By 2030, 30 per cent of the planet's land...