Tuesday, 18th January 2022
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3 Jan
Despite the current 10 per cent local content in milk production in Nigeria and with the dogged resolve by relevant collaborators, the livestock subsector has a very bright future and will, within the next few years...
2 Dec
Indigenous grains are called traditional grains. This food heritage has fed people for generations. They are also legacies of genetic wealth upon which sound food security and sustainable development could be built.
22 Nov
Researchers and industrialists have said efforts should be made to revive cocoa processing companies and woo more investors into the value chain to maximise benefits of cocoa production through emphasis on local consumption.
26 Oct
Wood is a versatile raw material and the only renewable construction material. The global timber sector currently faces the dual challenges of meeting the growing demand of quality timber products...
5 Sep
The Redeemers College of Technology and Management (RECTEM) has taken delivery of 500 seedlings of cashew nuts, courtesy of the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC).
25 Jun 2021
The Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has described the production of cement as sustainable and capable of boosting road and housing infrastructure as the country...
10 Jun 2021
Producing glass locally has been described as a potential goldmine that will contribute to post-COVID-19 economic growth in Nigeria, going by the global demand for the commodity.
15 Mar 2021
To promote sustainable development and utilisation of bamboo resources for plywood production in Nigeria, the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has collaborated with experts at the University of Ibadan...
22 Jan 2021
To promote value chain development of ginger as a produce capable of boosting wealth creation, employment opportunities and improved gross domestic product (GDP), the Raw Material research...
31 Dec 2020
For post-COVID 19 economic growth in Nigeria, beekeeping and honey production can substantially result in poverty alleviation and job creation in addition to the country being able to export experts...
15 Dec 2020
The Anambra State government has applauded Prof. Nkem Moses Chendo, Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area, for emerging president of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN).
30 Nov 2020
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and the Raw Material Research and Development Council (RMRDC) have conducted research on the utilisation of Moringa oleifera seed extract as a phytochemical for the replacement of alum...


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Pope Francis has pledged 100,000 euros ($114,000) to help migrants blocked on the border between Poland and Belarus, the Vatican announced Tuesday. The money includes support for the Catholic charity Caritas Poland "to deal with the migration emergency on the border between the two countries", it said. Since last summer, thousands of migrants -- most…
22 mins ago
Nigeria and Nigerians will be known for corruption worldwide, but the tide will turn and Nigeria will also be known to righteousness worldwide. Many shall take hold of a Nigerian saying, ‘we will go with you for we have heard that God is with you. –Pa S.G. Elton (1986) As always, I chose to begin…
29 mins ago
Police have taken down a global virtual private network used by criminals to do business online, which left more than 100 firms at risk of cyberattacks, the EU's policing agency said on Tuesday. Officers in Europe and North America seized or disrupted at least 15 servers hosting users and VPNLab.net, a service provider that offered…
41 mins ago
Betty White's assistant Kiersten Mikelas has shared one of the last photos of the singer taken to mark the singer's posthumous birthday. Taking to White's officialk Facebook page on Monday, Mikelas shared the photo taken on Dec. 20. Kiersten Mikelas wrote "On this special day, I wanted to share this photo of Betty. It was…
57 mins ago
More than $138 million is needed to assist rural communities affected by extended drought in the Horn of Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday, launching a comprehensive response plan for the region.  NEW YORK, USA, January 18, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-A third consecutive year of poor rains is posing a major threat…