Yunusa Musa Dada

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Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 – UN Report - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department …

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TANG DONGHUA, a wiry 47-year-old farmer wearing a Greenpeace T-shirt, smokes a cigarette and gesticulates towards his paddy fields in the hills of …

4 killed in UNIMAID suicide bombers attacks

Maiduguri – Three suicide bombers attempted early Saturday morning to enter University of Maiduguri, but they were thwarted by security men.<p>Two of …

UNIMAID bomb blasts delay UTME

The <i>News Agency of Nigeria</i> reported that three suicide bombers, early today detonated their explosives, at the gate of the University killing a …

Nigeria Spends 40% of Foreign Exchange On Food Import — Leadership Newspaper

Due to penchant for imported products in the country, Nigeria spends 40 per cent of its foreign exchange annually on imported food, particularly …

Massive shake-up in Army

…147 officers redeployed<br>…New commanders for Operation Lafiya Dole, MJTF<br>…GOCs, Branch Chiefs, Corps Commanders appointed<p>By Kingsley Omonobi, Ndahi …

Military

Varsity declares Zamfara corps member wanted over N30m scam

<b>Hindi Livinus, Yola</b><p>A corps member serving in Zamfara State, Fidelis Chalokwo, has been declared wanted by the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, …

Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Indigenous people and police clashed in Brazil’s capital city on Tuesday, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return during a protest against farmers’ encroachment on reservations.<p>Raoni Metuktire, a leader of the Brazilian indigenous …

Hunger will continue to plague Africa until we get serious on soils

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>We need to get serious on saving Africa’s soils, …

Farming

Number of children used for suicide attacks on the rise - UNICEF - The Nation Nigeria

A new report by the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has shown an increase in the number of children used for suicide attacks by Boko Haram …

Africa

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Imo community protest 'forceful seizure of lands – - The Sun News

<i>… As Air Force invade community, arrest leaders, youths</i><p>From: GEORGE ONYEJIUWA, OWERRI<p>Indigenes of Umuotukwe Umuowa community in Ngor Okpala Council …

Military

Kaduna residents give el-Rufai marching orders on 'seized' lands – - The Sun News

From: Sola Ojo Kaduna<p>Residents of Dan Hono II popular known as Millennium City, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Monday, turned out …

Kaduna

Dog dies fighting suicide bomber at Maiduguri wedding party

<b>M</b><b>AIDUGURI</b>—Dozens of people were saved at a wedding party in Maiduguri, yesterday, as a teenage suicide bomber, who attempted to detonate a bomb at …

Extremism

We need to protect the world's soil before it's too late

Book Excerpt: The Ground Beneath Us<p><i>The following is an excerpt from The Ground Beneath Us by Paul Bogard.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that American society could possibly collapse because of a lack of soil. And it’s true that we in the States are blessed to live in a country so rich in this life-giving …

Book Excerpts

We don’t need to double world food production by 2050 – here’s why

<b>(AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)</b><p>Meeting both production and environmental goals will be a monumental task, especially in the face of new challenges<p>Mitch Hunter<p>March 11, 2017 2:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>For decades, American agriculture has been a paragon of …

Agricultural development and economic growth essential for food security

View(s):<p>The development of agriculture and economic growth are imperatives for food security. Increased agricultural production would contribute …

Could We Be Outgrowing the Scientific Method?

Laws, Theories, and Hypotheses<p>Over the past century, science has advanced considerably. It’s broadened in terms of scale and scope, as it now covers …

Physics

How Climate Change's Effect on Agriculture Can Lead to War

On February 12, the temperature in Magnum, Oklahoma, reached 100 degrees. It was a state record for the month of February, besting a mark that was …

Ending female circumcision in Nigeria – - The Sun News

Worried by the increasing incidence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), which is also known as female circumcision in Nigeria, the United Nations …

Female Genital Mutilation

White People Under Attack: 'Racist' Law Leaves Thousands Of Farmers In Zimbabwe Facing Poverty

At least 1,000 white farmers in Zimbabwe were facing poverty as a result of the country’s land reform program, All Africa News reported Monday.<p>The …

Climate Change Is Transforming the World's Food Supply

ATLANTA — Climate change is poised to affect the world's food supply in three key ways, experts say.<p>"There will be impacts on the quantity, quality …

Farmland Is Currently Not An Attractive Investment

Farmland has been a terrific investment over the last years. Returns have been great and now retail investors are piling in as well. Brad Thomas …

Female Genital Mutilation: Osun ranks highest – - The Sun News

<i>UNICEF urges states to end scourge • Monarch, clerics differ on practice</i><p>From <b>Clement Adeyi,</b> Osogbo<p>female Genital Mutilation (FGM), otherwise known as …

Female Genital Mutilation

Regenerative Agriculture

As humans, we’ve sent people to the moon and cracked the human genome, but we are just beginning to understand the complexities of soil. For too long …

Famine: what does it really mean and how do aid workers treat it?

Food crises are slow-moving and preventable, yet continue to plague populations across Africa and the Middle East<p>Famine looms in Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan and Somalia. The horrible, medieval fate of starving to death is once again a 21st-century reality. But what does the word famine actually …

FEATURE-Nigeria's spiralling herdsmen-farmer violence fuels fears of humanitarian crisis

27,000 people in Kaduna have been forced to flee their homes due to violence between Muslim herdsmen and largely Christian farmers which has killed …

Africa

Are insects the food of the future? | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.07.2013

Locusts and grasshoppers are healthy, environmentally-friendly alternatives to beef. As the world population booms, edible insects may be the best …