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AfDB Launches Pilot Programme to Cultivate Savannah in 8 African Countries

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. But just 10% of this is cultivated, a mere 40 million hectares, Adesina said Wednesday, while

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Intersociety Unearths Retun Of ‘Glover Hausas’ in Nigerian Army, Exposes 95% Dominance of Key Army Formations in Igboland

It is sad and shocking that what is called “Nigerian Army” today and its mother “security and defense” establishments are nothing but “resurrected Glover Hausas” of the 19th Century. Recall that in 1863, British Lt Glover of the Royal Navy selected 18 indigenes from the

Akinwunmi Adesina

Urban Diets, Nutrition: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Policy Action

On the eve of the Laureate Award Ceremony where African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina will receive the World Food Prize, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (www.GloPan.org) will be launching a new brief: Urban diets and nutrition: trends, challenges,

Aregbesola Rauf

Osun Govt Expresses Confidence in LAUTECH Council as Workers Suspends Strike

Osun State government has expressed confidence in the governing council and workers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, following the payment of three-month salaries and subsequent suspension of strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the institution. According to

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