L-R: The Director General of IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga; Deputy Director General (Corporate Services), Ms. Hilde Koper; Deputy Director General (Partnership for Delivery), Dr Kenton Dashiell during a conference research-for-development in IITA-Ibadan.

Zero Hunger: IITA Set To Offer Solution To Weed Menace

A team of researchers working on the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-managed Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) have said findings from the 5-year project will respond and address the problems of weeds especially in cassava farming systems. The challenge of weeds on Nigeria’s agricultural productivity was brought to the fore at the meeting of the […]

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Pastor Ed: Ahead of His Time

Pastor Ed: Ahead of His Time By Betty Abah At the two-day funeral events at his father’s expansive compound in Tse-Damwa Mbapiegh, Zaki-Biam, Benue State (February 2 and 3), a towering tree lay slain and even offered shelter to several mourners in its lying -in-state status. The tree, curiously, had another tree sucked in-between. ‘A […]

Nigerian Women and Children as Endangered Species

Adele Adeniji In May 2015, the then Minister of Finance, Dr Okonjo-Iweala, shocked many when she revealed that she is a cancer survivor. She made this revelation at the night of tributes in honour of the late Oronto Douglas, who fell to the bullets of cancer on April 9, 2015. In her words: “I underwent […]

Electoral Process: IPC Tasks Students On Participation

Dayo Emmanuel Nigerian students have been encouraged to get involved in the country’s electoral process. The call was made at a forum organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) with support from Action Aid and UK Aid. Titled Campus Conversation on governance, elections and related electoral issues, the event held at Ikorodu, Lagos was designed […]