Sunday, 28th May 2023


26 Nov 2022
The genius Allamanda, a Yuletide plant that originated from tropical America, contains between 12 and 15 species of evergreen vines, and shrubs, including both semi-climbing and upright types.
19 Oct 2022
With the ocean hit by the greatest heatwave in recent times and climate change measures at a record high, the world should prepare for impact.
25 Sep 2022
What is it about being surrounded by greenery that just makes things feel cleaner and fresher, whether or not, the plants purify the air? House plants are unpopular and relegated home decoration that is usually not considered when setting up the home. But this gift of nature spruce up the place, giving that finishing touch…
25 Jul 2021
I don't know about you, but personally, as a parent, I wonder what kind of Nigeria we shall leave behind for our children compared to the one our own parents delivered
20 Mar 2020
The Federal Government has frowned at the indiscriminate hike in the cost of local rice, saying it is dishonesty on the part of the dealers and unfair to consumers.
25 Jan 2020
Following the gas explosion in Sabon Tashan, Kaduna State earlier this month that killed about six people, including the Chairman, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Prof. Simon Mallam
25 Jan 2020
Indoor gardening is more popular than ever around the globe. Here’s a prediction of trends that will be popular this year. While certain plants like monsteras
5 Dec 2019
Flavonoids, otherwise known as bioflavonoids, are a group of secondary metabolites in plants. To explain further, secondary metabolites are organic compounds produced by plants for their defence
1 Jul 2019
Petroleum stakeholders have urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and other regulatory agencies to close all illegal plants, retail outlets and facility layouts that did not adhere strictly to safety procedures. They maintained that such closure would enable the agencies review their operations and ensure proper location of ignition sources such as generator and…
1 Jun 2019
Pet owners know the struggle of keeping a plant alive with curious paws nearby. From nibbled leaves and trampled fronds to entire plants felled within a day, there’s no end to the damage pets can do to houseplants. Unfortunately, plenty of houseplants can do damage to our furry friends too, making them weak, vomit and…
13 Oct 2018
October 16 is World Food Day. With the global population expected to reach over 9billion by 2050, there is a continuous need to increase food production and buffer stocks. Countries around the world, especially developing countries where hunger and food scarcity is more acute, are resorting to various counter strategies to meet growing demand and…
15 Sep 2018
Alstroemeria, commonly called Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas or Princess Lily or Parrot Lily, or “Rock ‘n’ Roll” plant is a native South American genus of about 50 species of flowering plants, in the botanical family. Amaryllidaceae, ( bulb plants), growing mainly in the cool, dry subtropic mountainous regions of the Andes ranging…


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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, yesterday, expressed worries over the alarming increase in divorce rate in Nigeria, especially among young couples. The church also announced plans to hold a conference on ways to strengthen families against divorce.
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The Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said that numerous complex medical and surgical interventions such as the laser surgeries, open heart surgeries, spine and orthopaedic surgeries, complex neurosurgical interventions and diagnostic endoscopies are currently being carried out in the centre.
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The Federal Government has been urged to invest more in Financial technology space in the country so as to assist investors in bringing innovation and growth to the sector.
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The newly appointed Accountant-General of the Federation, Dr. Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein has warned staff of the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation that she has zero tolerance for corruption.
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A leading candidate for the position of Senate President, Senator Osita Izunaso has cried out that it is his turn to become the President of the Senate.