IITA-ACAI to train 30,000 farmers in Abia, Benue, Oyo, others
bout 30,000 farmers from Abia, Benue, Oyo, Ogun and Osun state will benefit from the training on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management & Best Planting Practices, says Godwin Atser, ACAI Digital Extension & Advisory Services Specialist today.
Gunmen ambush Burundian soldiers: defence ministry
Burundian soldiers were attacked in a night jungle ambush near the border with Rwanda, Burundi's defence ministry said, with military sources on Tuesday reporting at least eight soldiers' deaths.
Burundi starts vaccinating health workers against Ebola: WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that Burundi had begun vaccinating frontline workers against Ebola at its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, where an outbreak of the virus has killed close to 1,900 people.
1,800 dead as malaria 'epidemic' rages in Burundi: UN
Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Again, fans demand home-based players in Eagles
Burundian striker Finiston Abdoul Razak and some others playing at home, no doubt, are making strong points for the local league at the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. These players have shown that they could hold their own against more rated stars based outside the continent. From their grit and…
Madagascar on verge of last 16 after beating Burundi
Madagascar are on the verge of making the last 16 in their first Africa Cup of Nations after Marco Ilaimaharitra scored to earn a 1-0 win over Burundi in Alexandria Thursday. The Indian Ocean islanders, ranked 108 in the world, can finish first, second or third in Group B depending on how they fare against…
Mistakes are normal in goalkeeping, says Akpeyi
Current first choice Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi has accepted the criticisms for the errors he made in Nigeria’s opening game against the Swallows of Burundi, saying he has moved on. Akpeyi kept a clean sheet in the game against the Burundians, though his performance was unconvincing even though he saved some point blank…
Nigeria Vs Burundi: Amaraizu says no more underdog nation in African football
Ebere Amaraizu, Director of National Nationwide League One (NLO), says Nigeria-Burundi match shows that “no more underdog nation in African football’’. Amaraizu said this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday while reacting to the tension socked match in Group B between Nigeria and Burundi at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations…
AFCON 2019: Victory over Burundi will boost Eagles’ confidence, Izilein says
Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Golden Eaglets, on Saturday said Super Eagles’ victory over Burundi would boost their confidence ahead of their next match. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian side beat their Burundian counterparts 1-0 on Saturday in Alexandria at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tagged…