For a Safer Earth, Healthier Climate

NBRDA Tasks Media on Scientific Reportage

– says adoption of biotechnology will save Nigeria significant foreign exchange By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja As the controversies and counter-information against adopting biotechnology and other scientific techniques in developing Nigerian agriculture rage, the federal government has called on Journalists to use their power to bridge the gap between truth and misinformation. This is even […]

AfDB President, Calls for Media Transformation to Uplift Africa’s Global Narrative

By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has called for more balanced media coverage of Africa and its development, noting it was critical for changing false narratives Adesina said this on Thursday in a keynote speech to the All Africa’s Media Summit in Nairobi, attended by […]

Flood Alert: Dr Comfort Asokoro-Ogaji Calls For Urgent Response Action

By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja Environmental advocate and management staff of Richflood International, an environmental sustainability firm, Dr Comfort Asokoro-Ogaji, has issued a stark warning following the federal government’s warning regarding the prediction of flooding in 31 states across Nigeria. The forecast, which highlights the high flood-risk areas and the expected impact on communities, agriculture, […]

AfDB Sets $4t Annual Financial Target to Save Sustainable Development Goals

By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja The President of the African Development Banks, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has emphasized the critical need for significantly increased financing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the Islamic Development Bank’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Riyadh, he highlighted a growing annual financial shortfall of $4 trillion, a […]

World Earth Day: Environmentalists Advocate End To Plastic Wastes

By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called for a drastic reduction in the use of plastics and single-use plastics to save planet Earth from suffocation, on World Earth Day. HOMEF while celebrating the annual  Earth Day themed: ‘Planet Vs Plastic’ urges us to build a liveable future for […]

FAO, FARA launch compendium of 100 forgotten foods for Africa

By Ruth Tene Natsa, Abuja The Food and Agricultural Organisation in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), a continental research forum has launched a new compendium of forgotten foods for Africa. The compendium includes traditional local mainstays such as Bambara groundnut and pigeon peas, superfoods such as fonio or baobab fruit, […]

Investigate Killings in Kogi Communities, Steel Minister Appeals to IGP, Governor

By Ruth Tene Natsa Abuja The Minister of Steel Development, Prince Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, has called for investigations into the recent killings in two communities: Abejukolo and Agojeju Odo, in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State. Prince Audu in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Lizzy Okoji, appealed to the Inspector […]