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Monthly Archives: December, 2021

Why we targeted food security, income opportunities for farmers in 2021, by IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in 2021, focused on achieving Nigeria’s food security as well as creating income opportunities for farmers. The institute,...

Military destroys 1,520 illegal refineries, arrests 755 illegal bunkerers in 2021 – Govt

The Federal Government of Nigeria says about 1,520 illegal refineries were destroyed while 755 illegal oil bunkerers were arrested by men of the Operation...

FCT Minister tests positive for COVID-19

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic. Bello made the disclosure in a statement on his verified Facebook...

Govt constructed 12 dams in 2021, says minister

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it constructed 12 dams and developed  96,000 hectares of irrigated land as of 2021 through the Federal Ministry...

Food security: Farmers asked to plan operations on NiMet’s weather predictions

 The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Thursday, December 30, 2021 advised stakeholders in the agriculture value chain in Ogun State to take advantage of...

WHO predicts COVID-19 will end in 2022

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has expressed optimism that COVID-19 pandemic will end in 2022. Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing on...

NiMet predicts three-day sunshine, hazy atmosphere across the country

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny and hazy atmosphere across the country from Thursday, December 30, 2021 to Saturday, January 1, 2022. NiMet’s...

Large herbivores enhance population of endangered butterflies

In the past five years, the number of butterflies in the large herbivore reserve in the former military training area of Milovice near Prague,...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...