Nearly 800 million people are chronically undernourished as a direct consequence of land degradation, declining soil, fertility, unsustainable water use, drought and biodiversity loss

Group seeks conservation of biodiversity, animal species

A non-Governmental organisation, the Coalition for Biodiversity Conservationists of Nigeria (CBCN), has called for concerted efforts to save the world’s fast-depleting biodiversity.
2 years ago
Christians faithfuls hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during a prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria in Abuja on March 1, 2020. - The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gathered faithfuls as well as other Christians and other people to pray for security and to denounce the barbaric killings of Christians by the Boko Haram insurgents and the incessant cases of kidnapping for ransom in Nigeria. (Photo by Kola SULAIMON / AFP)

Catholics defy Abuja downpour, protest against pervasive insecurity

Thousand of Catholics yesterday defied the first rain of the year in Abuja to protest against the worsening insecurity in the country. The march, which started from the National Christian Centre and
4 years ago
Portraits of some of the 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Jihadists five years ago are displayed at Falomo roundabout in Lagos, on April 13, 2019. - Civil societies and rights activists have line up activities across the country to mark the April 14, 2014 abduction of 276 schoolgirls from the Government Girls Secondary School at the remote town of Chibok in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria, which brought global attention to the conflict that has left more than 27,000 people dead since the Boko Haram conflict began in 2009. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Catholic bishops bring Pope into Chibok, Dapchi schoolgirls’ case

Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Hilary Okeke, has raised hope on the fate of the abducted Chibok and Dapchi schoolgirls in the North East, particularly Miss Leah Shuaibu. He assured that the bishops
5 years ago