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4 Nov
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has said it will empower 16 million farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to become globally competitive using the best technology
5 Oct
Professionals, dons and experts in biotechnology, yesterday, stressed the need for humanity to embrace biotechnological innovations, saying it will help to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
4 Jul 2019
The Director of C. G. Bhakta Institute of Biotechnology at the Uka Tarsadia University, India, Professor R. Krishnamurthy, has said that a new variety of rice being cultivated at the University of Ilorin that does not require soil with water holding capacity is capable is solving the current rice production challenges in the country. Rice…
3 Jun 2018
For agriculture to be worthwhile, Biotechnology must be employed rather than reliance on crude techniques that do not confront present day challenges in agriculture. This was the submission of stakeholders at the South West Zonal Sensitisation Workshop on Biotechnology and Biosafety, held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, with the theme: “Agricultural Biotechnology:…
11 Sep 2017
Compared to smallpox or typhoid, malaria is proving one of the most challenging human diseases to eradicate -- and so remains a real and constant danger to nearly half the world's population.
8 Sep 2017
The Federal Government has announced plans to improve the country’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP) via biotechnology (the use of biological processes in industrial production).
3 Jun 2016
The “Tuta Absoluta” scourge, otherwise known as “tomato Ebola”, which has severely attacked tomato production in Nigeria in recent months has shown, yet again, how vulnerable the country’s food security...

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The Super Eagles on Saturday had their final training session for the knockout game against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon.
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The African Cup of Nations is already heading to the business end of the competition with many countries already knocked out of the tournament. Asides from the amazing football and jaw-dropping goals the tournament has delivered to football lovers, the tournament has also given us something else- beautiful home and away kits. AFCON always delivers…
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The Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, says there is no room for cultism and sex-for-marks in the institution.
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Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi on Saturday said he was not excited by the recognition accorded him by the Technical Study Group (TSG) at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)
33 mins ago
Three monkeys have been found and killed after a truck carrying 100 primates to a laboratory crashed, allowing them to escape and triggering a police hunt.