Agribusiness: NASC withdraws, delists 103 seed entrepreneurs in 2020

Says farmers to access over 100mts of certified seeds staple crops Expresses high hope over passage of Plant Variety Protection Bill By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The National Agricultural Seeds Council, NASC, Friday, disclosed that 103 seed companies had their operational licenses withdrawn and were delisted due to over activities contrary to quality and standard.
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Gov Sule earmarks N7bn for yearly payment of inherited N50bn debt

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State administration inherited over N50bn debt from the previous administration on assumption of office in 2019. The government is earmarking N7bn as a yearly payment from the 2021 budget for the settlement of the huge inherited debt.

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Agency moves to stop worm infections in Kogi

AS the threat posed by worms continues to afflict many communities in Nigeria, a public-spirited organisation has taken steps to educate many communities in Kogi State and provide medical support to prevent the escalation of the health challenge going forward.

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Clean Air: Kaduna residents take to solar ovens with excitement

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo SOMETHING new is taking place in Kaduna and it is engendering unbridled excitement. It is the experimentation with solar power to cook. It is giving residents enormous joy as they continue to try how the newly discovered method will lead to a better way of saving cost and producing a clean environment
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Falz, Praiz, Timaya, others grace The Willis Give Dem production showcase

It was a night of glitz, glamour, accolades, and fun as talented Nigerian music producer cum artist, Yung Willis celebrates his birthday party and hosts the ‘Willis Give Dem’ production showcase in Lagos. Known by his signature tagline, ‘Willis Give Dem’, the young multi talented musician hosted top influencers and industry music giants such as
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Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 3.3m as death toll hits 82,000 — WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 3.3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent. The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter on Friday. WHO stated on its dashboard that there were over 3.3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the
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Ganduje rules out school closure amid COVID- 19 surge, outlines new strategy

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said that the closure of schools, amid COVID-19 surge, could cause a set back to the society, a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Abba Anwar, on Friday, said. The governor, who made the observation in Kano at a meeting with Nigeria Union of
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Singer, Dash.omd joins Chase Your Dreams Entertainment

By Ayo Onikoyi David Ikpeme-Oji known as Dash.omd musically has inked his first mouth-watering record deal with Chase Your Dreams Entertainment. Dash.omd is an emerging Afro pop artiste whose music is a perfect inter-flow of RnB and soul music. ALSO READ: COVID-19: Lagos Assembly Mosque lifts ban on Jumat Service Dash, who is heavily influenced by
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US Congress to deliver Trump impeachment charge on Monday

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who displaced McConnell as the chamber’s leader after Democrats won two Georgia runoff elections this month, announced the move on the Senate floor on Friday. Schumer did not say when Trump’s second impeachment trial would begin. “The House will deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate. The Senate will
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Kinetic Abia Tours: Ikpeazu commissions 4 roads in Aba

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has officially opened for public use four roads in the economic hub of Aba including Eziukwu Road, Milverton Avenue, Ojike Lane and Chisco Link Road, all in Aba South Local Government Area of the state.

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