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TELA Maize Rated As Potential High Impact Yielding Crop

    TELA maize, a genetically modified variety of maize has been described as a high impact yielding variety that could be used to overcome the...

Health

Akilimo: Mobile Technology That’ll Revolutionise Cassava Productivity in Nigeria, Tanzania

  African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) in July released its first field test version of the Akilimo, an ingenious system developed to provide site-specific recommendations...
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WHO Approves Ground-breaking Malaria Vaccine For Use In Children

  The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions...

Six young Nigerian Scientists Make List of 25 Next Einstein Forum’s Fellows

Six Nigerian scientists have made the list of 25 others whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa’s and the world’s pressing challenges...

Low-Carbon Emitting African Countries Bearing The brunt Of Climate Adaptation – New IPCC Report...

    By Onche Odeh A new report by African think-tank, Power Shift Africa has revealed the true scale of the problem that some African countries are...

Conference Calls For More Actions To Sustain TB Progress In Nigeria

Nigeria has received global accolades for making progress in Tuberculosis case notification during the COVID-19 pandemic, contrary to prior predictions. But speakers at the...

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The Trump Presidency Is Over

By Peter Wehner It has taken a good deal longer than it should have, but Americans have now seen the con man behind the curtain. When,...
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Nigerian Researchers To Benefit From Czech Republic’s $16.2m R&D Fund

  By Onche Odeh Experts working on researches and innovations in Nigeria’s manufacturing companies and innovative institutions are to benefit from a Research and Development (R&D)...

The Man, Adetokunboh Lucas, By Prof Ogunlesi

    Nigeria’s first professor of Medicine, and Past Vice President of the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), Professor Oladipo Ogunlesi writes a special tribute to...

Nigeria Has An Indigenous Vaccine Candidate – Health Minister

  To begin vaccines roll out in March Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has an indigenous vaccine candidate for which...

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Nigeria’s Drug Agency Approval  

  By Onche Odeh Nigeria’s Food and Drug Regulator, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given approval for the use...

Africa

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerians To Start Eating Genetically Modified Beans Next Year -Official

  By Marcus Fatunmole (Abuja) By November 2021, genetically-modified beans developed by plant breeders and other experts at the Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University,...

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