Thursday, 8th June 2023


20 Jan
As part of efforts aimed at forestalling fire occurrences, which usually ravage farmlands in the dry season with ensuing colossal losses, stakeholders have warned farmers and hunters to avoid all forms of arbitrary bush burning at this period. The warning is coming on the heels of recent fire incidents that razed farm plantations, with losses…
3 May 2021
Sydney was enveloped in a thick bank of hazardous bushfire smoke Monday, forcing authorities in Australia's largest city to scale back controlled forest burning nearby.
22 Jan 2020
Alexander Zverev says he will donate the full $2.83million Australian Open winner’s prize fund to bushfire relief if he goes all the way to win the tournament.
17 Jan 2020
Drought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfire-ravaged parts of eastern Australia on Friday while giving joy to many farmers who have faced losing precious livestock and crops.
15 Jan 2020
Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year's first tennis Grand Slam, but a cool change late in the day raised hopes of rain soaking the blazes.
14 Jan 2020
Toxic smoke from raging bushfires hit the Australian Open build-up Tuesday as a qualifier retired with breathing difficulties and Eugenie Bouchard needed medical attention, while other players struggled in soaring pollution.
14 Jan 2020
Hopes of containing Australia's months-long bushfire crisis rose Tuesday with heavy rain forecast, but toxic smoke in Melbourne disrupted warm-up events for the year's first tennis Grand Slam.
11 Jan 2020
A grim summer of fire and smoke has sullied Australia's outdoorsy and healthy image and left many fearful for the future. For the unfortunate few, three long months of bushfires have brought almost unfathomable pain...
19 Dec 2019
A state of emergency was declared in Australia's most populated region on Thursday as an unprecedented heatwave fanned out-of-control bushfires, destroying homes and smothering huge areas with toxic smoke.
10 Dec 2019
Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city and forcing school children inside, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes along Australia's east coast.
11 Nov 2019
Sydney residents were warned of "catastrophic" danger and a state of emergency was declared Monday as Australia girded for a fresh wave of devastating bushfires.


13 mins ago
With the World Food Safety Day (WFSD), observed yearly on June 7, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), yesterday, said every day, some 1.6 million people worldwide fall ill from eating contaminated food...
17 mins ago
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), National Population Commission (NPC) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have announced a new partnership aimed at enhancing birth registration in Nigeria.
17 mins ago
The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (GCFR) has lamented that sudden increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, has adversely affected all critical sectors...
18 mins ago
Six students drawn from various secondary schools will represent Nigeria at the 2023 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) scheduled to be held in Disneyland, Orlando, Florida in America. The competition, which is designed to test students’ capabilities in the use of Microsoft, would take place between July 30 and August 2 and is a…
22 mins ago
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State in the 2023 polls, Ladi Adebutu, yesterday, said he had neither been invited by the police nor served any court document over conspiracy, bribery and money laundering.