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Water Resource Bill: Be guided by Nigeria’s unity, group tells NASS

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vanguardngr.com logoNASS should stop Water bill to avert catastrophe says Okon2' The convict said he would bomb National Assembly.Home » News » Water Resource Bill: Be guided by Nigeria’s unity, group tells NASSWater Resource Bill: Be guided by Nigeria’s...

Food Production: AFAN President calls for more funding of NASC

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Calls for AfDB’s support for Nigeria’s seed systemBy Gabriel Ewepu – AbujaThe President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, Monday, called for more funding of the National Agricultural Seed Council, NASC, for proper regulation responsibilities...

Southern Africa: Locust outbreaks threaten food security in southern Africa

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Accra — Immediate action can prevent disaster in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Outbreaks of African Migratory Locust (AML) are threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of people in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Food and Agriculture Organization...

Resident doctors begin strike today, woo other health workers

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Friday Olokor, Abuja The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has said its nationwide strike scheduled to commence today (Monday) will go ahead because the Federal Government has yet to invite its leadership for a meeting. NARD said the Nigerian Medical Association,...

Nigerian government reads out riot act to NFF, clubs over resumption of league

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigerian Football Federation and club owners that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the...

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood wins praise from City’s Kyle Walker

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Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has received a seal of approval from England teammate Kyle Walker. The Man City man got the chance to see Greenwood up close and personal with the Three Lions during this international break. Greenwood, who came...

Jurgen ​Klopp sends Liverpool warning about Leeds United opener

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is warning his players about underestimating Leeds United in the Premier League. The Premier League champions get their new campaign underway when they face newly promoted Leeds, who have long been out of the Premier League. But...

Ousted Mali president leaves country as transition talks begin

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Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic...

Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

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Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack of resources. The August 18 putsch came after months of protests against ousted leader Ibrahim...

PDP commends Oba of Benin on peace meeting

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, for his fatherly intervention to ensure a peaceful and credible governorship election in Edo state, ahead of September...

Tiwa Savage: I was so broke I lived in a shelter in New York

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Singer Tiwa Savage has reflected on the time she was so broke and had to live in a shelter in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York. The ace singer made this statement at a surprise party organised by her friends for her album...

Akwa Ibom deputy governor seeks special funding for boundary crises resolution

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Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor Mr Moses Ekpo on Saturday urged the Federal Government to provide the National Boundary Commission (NBC) with special intervention funds to enable it to resolve critical boundary crises nationwide. Ekpo gave the advice in a statement...

Kwara seeks N7.1 billion loan to access UBEC funds for basic education

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The Kwara Executive Cabinet has granted approval for the government to seek a N7.1billion loan facility from a bank as counterpart fund to access over N14 billion outstanding Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds. A statement issued in Ilorin on...

Former Italian premier ‘stable’ after coronavirus hospitalisation

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Italy’s flamboyant former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was “stable” Saturday, two days after being hospitalised with coronavirus, his doctor said. The 83-year-old media tycoon is being treated for a lung infection at San Raffaele hospital in Milan where he was...

Mali: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in the weeks since it overthrew the nation’s leader.The West African country has long been...

I am a leader to Aregbesola, no war between us – Tinubu

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Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, debunked speculations of any cold war between himself and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, stating that he remains his leader. In a statement by his...

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