Six varsity lecturers get N8m from British Council

Six lecturers from Nigerian Universities have been awarded N8.6m as Research Travel Grants to the United Kingdom by the British Council in Nigeria.

ABU makes breakthrough in crude oil refining

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund said Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has made a breakthrough in refining crude oil with local raw materials.

NAMA suspends flights to Kaduna over inferno

Flights to Kaduna airport have been temporarily suspended following a fire incident which affected the control tower, Nigerian  Airspace Management Agency said in a statement.

Renewed clashes claim 25 in Taraba state

Despite the peace committee set up by the acting Governor of Taraba State, Alhaji Garba Umar, a resurgence of crisis in  Andoyaku, in Chinkai ward of Wukari Local Government  of the state on  Monday night claimed another 25 lives.

APC postpones States Congresses for Govs to attend security meeting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday postponed its state congresses, scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, to allow its governors to attend the rescheduled expanded National Security Council meeting.

Editorials

Overcoming the burden of maruca pest

22.04.2014

  Cowpea is regarded as the most important food grain legume in the dry savannas of tropical Africa, where it is been grown on more than 12.5million hectares of land   The traditional cowpea seeds planted by most African farmers suffer the effects of maruca pod borer which destroys the fruitful yield of th
The traveler's dairy (THE BEACH : A moment to remember).

24.12.2013

  My third weekend at Portland, Oregon, United States of America was an adventure worth remembering. My host took me on a tour to the Pacific Northwest coast of Oregon, named Cannon beach, which is 80 miles west of Portland and 25 miles south of Astoria. The captivating natural beauty of forests, ocean, beaches,
The traveler's dairy (The Nigerian northern in Portland)

14.12.2013

  I wondered what it would be like to be a Nigerian in the U.S. ever since I heard that I would be participating  in the ICFJ exchange program, which is also sponsored by  the bureau of education and cultural affair   The first thing that came my mind was: Are they trying to gather information
More Researches more carelessness

07.08.2013

  Nigeria with highest population in Africa, has most of its people depend on agriculture as their means of livelihood, especially those from northern part of the country where there is vast arable land conducive for rice production. Nevertheless, the country imports most of its rice from Thailand, Brazil. Ind
Sweet Lami - a fictional story of a young girl whose life was altered by poverty?

30.07.2013

Poverty is the number one problem in Africa it lead so many parents from making the worst decisions for there children's.According to the research conducted by GLOBAL GIVEN in the northern part of Nigeria, more than 45% of girls education are cut short and are married by the age of 15 and 73% are married at the age of