Business

New UN report: FAO to release State of Food and Agriculture Friday

By Foster Obi The United Nations specilaized agency, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is releasing “State of Food and Agriculture 2020”, a flagship report that this year focuses on water scarcity and water stress around the world. FAO Director-General QU Dongyu, FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero and FAO Chief Scientist Ismahane Elouafi will present the […]

Interviews

2018 Africa SME Roundtable: We’re fully ready to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA

Bayelsa State is set to host global leaders storming Yenagoa, the state capital, within the week for the 2018 Africa SME Roundtable. Mr Ebiekure Jasper Eradiri, Director-General of Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA), briefed newsmen on the three-day event. For the benefit of those who have never heard of or had contacts with […]

General

#EndSARS: CNN dares FG, releases second report on Lekki shootings

Amid threats of sanction from the Federal Government over its investigative report on the shootings at Lekki toll plaza during the #EndSARS protests, CNN has released a second report on the incident. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had last week described CNN’s report on the Lekki shootings as poor journalism, adding that […]