Monday, 12 April, 2021

Category: Environment


The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, on Wednesday, disclosed that Nigeria would likely generate $250 million from coconut oil in 2021 as against the $150 million generated from the export of coconut oil and its derivatives in Read more…


A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet involved in air operations against Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria, has lost contact with radar, the Air Force said Thursday morning. This is coming five weeks after a Nigerian Air Force NAF20, B350 Read more…


An inferno at a tanker parking garage in Anguwan Mu’azu , Kaduna South Local Government  Area has destroyed 11 articulated vehicles in the garage. Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KASEMA), Abdulahi Hassan, confirmed the development to journalists on Tuesday Read more…


Former Executive Director of Lake Chad Research Institute (LCRI), Dr. Oluwasina Olabanji has said that Nigeria spends $5.1 billion on wheat importation annually.   The Olabanji made this known at a two-day inception workshop organized to mark the start of Read more…


President Biden has invited 40 world leaders to a virtual climate summit next month, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdoğan, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The summit is intended to Read more…


Tokyo has asked the UN nuclear watchdog for support and back-up for its plans to empty a huge stash of radioactive water stored around the Fukushima power plant into the sea – a plan that’s sparked fears of an ecological Read more…


At least six persons have been confirmed dead as a tanker laden with fuel ran into two Keke tricycles at Ntak Inyang Village, some few kilometres to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. It was gathered that the truck immediately Read more…


The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Sunday, assured that the ongoing war against Boko Haram will soon be over. Attahiru, who was in Yobe to play morale boosting visit on the troops of Sector 2 Read more…


Four people were killed and two others injured in Almaty, Kazakhstan, after a Soviet-designed Antonov An-26 plane crash-landed at the city’s airport. The aircraft belonged to the Kazakh National Security Committee (NSC). The intelligence agency confirmed that its plane with Read more…


Some traders in Onitsha plastic market in Anambra State are counting their losses following an early morning inferno which broke out at about 1:50am on Friday in a plaza in the market. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, CSP Read more…


….as Sanwo-Olu confirms completion of maintenance, rehabilitation work Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday confirmed the successful completion of the maintenance and rehabilitation of Third Mainland Bridge. Sanwo-Olu through his official twitter handle on Saturday said, “Dear Lagosians, Read more…


The men of Nnewi police and the vigilante were determined to do whatever that was necessary to stamp out an obvious multi criminal gangs terrorizing business owners, residents, and other road users around the 100 Foot Road axis of the Read more…