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Monthly Archives: August, 2021

FCTA demolishes illegal houses over violation of master plan

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Abuja demolished illegal houses built at Sabo Iddo community near the University...

Climate defenders call for halt in issuance of coal mining licences in Nigeria

Climate defenders in Nigeria on Thursday, August 26, 2021 called for a stop to the issuance of coal mining licenses, in light of the...

2021 Floods: NEMA calls for stakeholders’ effective response

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has called on stakeholders to work together to strengthen community resilience and response to floods in the country. Mr...

Climate change: Nigeria inaugurates low emission vision, hails UNDP’s commitment

The Federal Government on Thursday hailed the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commitment to support the country in developing Investment and Financial Flow (I&FF)...

GMO technology stigmatised in Nigeria, says OFAB country coordinator

The country coordinator, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in Africa, Dr Rose Gidado, says the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) technology has been stigmatised...

Tears, trauma as families, colleagues remember victims of 2011 UN House bombing

Amid tears, wreath-laying, and tales of trauma, survivors, families, and colleagues of the 23 victims of the 2011 UN House bombing, on Thursday, August...

Earthquake: UN, partners launch $187m support for Haiti

The UN and partners on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 launched a $187.3 million appeal to support half a million people affected by the deadly...

Shell, rights group disagree on remediation of Ikarama spill site in Bayelsa

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and an environmental rights group have disagreed on remediation of oil spill sites at Ikarama community in Bayelsa State. While...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one...

Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England...