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60% of Nigeria’s valuable forest lost, rest under threat – National Park Boss

The Conservator-General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says 60 per cent of the country’s valuable forest estate has been lost to degradation and most of those left, are currently under threat.   Goni disclosed this in a statement by Emmanuel Ntuyang, the Service Public Relations Officer, in Abuja on Saturday.   The conservator-general, who […]

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World Soil Day: FG tasks NISS, others on soil salinisation mitigation measures

The Federal Government has called on the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) and relevant stakeholders to promote soil salinisation mitigation measures to protect the environment.   Dr Mohammed Abubakar, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the appeal at the Road Walk/Experts Dialogue on Saturday in Abuja.   The event was organised by […]

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Accurate assessment, mapping of salt affected soil to boost food production – Experts

Some agricultural experts have called for accurate assessment, quantification and mapping of Salt Affected Soil, especially in irrigated areas to address the growing challenge of soil salinity in the country.   The experts made the suggestion during a forum tagged “Experts Dialogue”, organised by the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) to commemorate the World […]

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NNPC Weekly: Kyari harps on use of technology for business survival

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, started another busy week with its Group managing Director (GMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Malam Mele Kyari harping on the importance of technology and innovation to the survival of contemporary business organisations.   Speaking at a retreat organised by the Company’s Research, Technology and Innovation (RTI) Division […]