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Monthly Archives: August, 2021

Groups embark on scheme to mainstream ocean literacy in maritime policy

Recognising the need for more sharing of knowledge and experience across stakeholders as well as to develop institutional capacity and skills to address ocean...

Conservationist laments lack of a zoo in Yobe

A conservationist in Yobe, Mr Mohammad Babagana, has expressed concern over the lack of a zoo in the state, 30 years since its creation. Babagana,...

COVID-19: NCDC reports spike in fatalities as infections surge

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has recorded more deaths from COVID-19 complications as infections continue to surge in the country. The...

Scientist advocates gene editing to extend the shelf life of edible mushrooms

A Bayelsa State-based scientist on Sunday, August 29, 2021 advocated the use of emerging techniques that increases the shelf life of edible mushroom to...

New report explores reality of Africa’s renewable energy option

Friends of the Earth Africa will launch a new report titled “A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa” on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. The report...

GM cowpea: AATF trains seed certification officers

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), in partnership with the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) and the National Agricultural Seeds Council of Nigeria, trained 20 seed...

820 farmers picked to plant GM cowpea in national demonstration

A total of 820 Nigerian farmers selected from 36 states in the country will participate in a nation-wide demonstration of the recently released SAMPEA...

Civil society clamours support as Lagos resumes COVID-19 vaccination

As the Lagos State Government began the Phase 2 COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, Lagos Civil Society Coalition Against COVID-19 under...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...