Thursday, 8th June 2023


27 Jan
As part of efforts aimed at forestalling fire occurrences, which usually ravage farmlands in dry seasons with ensuing colossal losses, stakeholders have warned farmers and hunters to avoid all forms of arbitrary bush burning at this period.
21 Sep 2022
No fewer than 400 homes have been submerged by flood and several hectares of farmland washed away in some parts of Pilgani District of Langtang North Local Council of Plateau State following several days of downpour.
12 Aug 2021
Torrential rain has destroyed no fewer than 1,567 farmlands on Tuesday in Jama’are Local Government Area of Bauchi state. The rain which lasted for over 20 hours submerged farmlands and destroyed crops in seven villages in the area. Alhaji Samaila Jarma, the Council’s Chairman, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on…
24 Jun 2021
Once upon a time, the parrot was barren. She was a paragon of beauty whose whimsical voice serenades all ears in the kingdom. But reproducing her kind continued to elude efforts.
1 May 2021
Indigenes of Okun-Obadore community in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State have protested the alleged trespass of their farmlands by Amen Estate and founders of Redbrick Homes Ltd
14 Apr 2021
Hundreds of Ikabigbo Community women in Uzairue, Etsako West Council of Edo State, yesterday, staged a peaceful protest against the destruction of their farmlands and crop by herdsmen...
4 Apr 2021
High expectations, enthusiasm greeted the commencement of operations by the West Africa Portland Cement Company (WAPCO), now Lafarge Africa Plc in Ewekoro
21 Feb 2021
At a time farmers and agro produce merchants in Imeko Afon Local Council Area of Ogun State, and neighbouring communities bordering Benin Republic are gradually coming out of the doldrums of the coronavirus...
7 Oct 2018
With over 70 per cent of Bayelsa State’s landmass submerged under devastating floodwater, residents, especially farmers are counting their losses, which is running into billions of naira. The flooding caused by overflow of water banks and tributaries of the Orashi and Niger rivers, has left many farmers in dire straits as almost all farmlands along…
6 Aug 2018
Heavy downpour has destroyed over 100 houses and a number of farmlands in Bara village of Baure council area of Katsina State. The rains, which fell intermittently from Friday night till Saturday morning, however did not claim a single life but a few others sustained injuries from the debris and fallen walls. A resident nevertheless…
15 Jul 2018
Normalcy is gradually returning to farmlands in Ikwerre Local Council Area of Rivers State, following efforts of the council chairman, Samuel Nwanosike, who vowed to chase out criminals terrorising the farmers. Activities of the hoodlums, who took over the forests and farmlands, as their hideouts, in the last four years, led to the sacking of farmers,…
15 May 2016
They also advised the embattled leader of the group, Otunba Gani Adams to stop parading himself as their leader and to honourably resign from the position, accusing him of trading the organisation for pecuniary gains.


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Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said yesterday the international community has a collective responsibility to help members harness the full potential of the digital economy for economic growth,...
15 mins ago
Nigerian tertiary institutions, especially those owned by government have over time, been blamed for inability to proffer solutions to the nation’s numerous challenges through research.
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Browsing through the internet this morning, I came across an article written by one Bob Majiri Oghene Etemiku, which he titled: “Buhari’s Blood Runs Through Osinbajo’s White Agbada.”
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Although exact figures and terms of reference remain a secret as transparency and accountability concerns cloud the Direct Sale Direct Purchase (DSDP) arrangement of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited...
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African Refinery Port Harcourt Limited, the NNPC Joint Venture Partner in the 100,000 barrels per day refinery currently being developed within the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex, has lauded the bold decision to remove the premium motor spirit..