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Don advocates tree planting to curb desertification

A don, Dr Tajudeen Amusa, who is of the Department of Forestry Management, University of Ilorin, has called for aggressive tree planting by all...

Stepping up global efforts, only way to safeguard environment – UN President

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Volkan Bozkir, says stepping up global efforts to combat land degradation is the only way to...

FAO demands new approach to combat 2bn ha land degradation globally

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for new approach to stop soil loss as a way to combat...

Significance of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Desertification and drought constitute one of the international environmental problems whose global importance has been recognised by the international community. This importance is clearly...

Groups express concern over World Bank climate report on West Africa

Food production in Western Africa will be hit by more frequent and more extreme heat waves and droughts if the climate continues to alter...

Study reveals high cost of degradation, drought

The global community is losing up to five percent of global agricultural gross domestic production (GDP) due to land degradation, according to a recent...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal University of Petroleum...
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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a...

Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...