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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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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in...
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Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with the Adamawa and Gombe State Governments, has begun training for...

Health expert urges Lagos to provide safe water for residents

A former Chairman, Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Dr Tunji Akintade, has appealed to the Lagos State...

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Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos...

Commission trains youths on waste management in Adamawa, Gombe

The North East Development Commission (NEDC), in collaboration with...