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Govt to train 10,000 Ogoni youths on alternative livelihoods

The Federal Government has increased the number of Ogoni youths benefiting from its various livelihood programmes from 5,000 to 10,000. Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi,...

Severe drought displaces more than 1m Somalis – UN

The number of drought-related displacements has surpassed one million to hit 1,002,796 people in Somalia since January 2021, the United Nations (UN) humanitarian agency...

Buhari, Adesina mourn ‘intellectual giant’ Prof. Mabogunje

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family, friends and associates of Prof. Akin Mabogunje, who passed on at 90. Buhari declared that Mabogunje’s “departure...

Horn of Africa faces most ‘catastrophic’ food crisis in decades – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Horn of Africa is experiencing one of the worst hunger crises of the last 70...

Ogoni communities pledge to monitor their environment

Communities in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria are vulnerable because of the impact from the exploration and exploitation of oil companies. Communities where...

Nestlé Nigeria extends support for youth education in host communities

Nestlé Nigeria PLC has announced the second phase of her community scholarship scheme for youth of her host communities. The scholarship scheme is positioned...

Kwara community boundary dispute: Iwo debunks ‘false’ allegations by Odo Eku

Chief Salaudeen Alade, Community Secretary, Iwo Community in Kwara State, claims in this piece that allegations made by the Odo Eku Community over the...

Evaluating the gains, losses of 8 billion world population

As the globe marks the 2022 World Population Day (WPD) with the theme: “A World of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future for all...

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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

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

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