#WorldFoodDay: Africa holds the key for feeding 9 billion people by 2050, says World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Africa holds the key to feeding 9 billion people by 2050, Adesina says during Norman Borlaug Lecture Calls for land tax for unused agricultural land or underutilized agricultural land Africa holds the key to feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 […]

Rotary challenges the world to fight eradicate polio gives $49.5 million to help

With just 11 confirmed polio cases so far in 2017, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. To recognize this historic progress, Rotary (www.Rotary.org) clubs worldwide will host events in conjunction with Rotary International’s fifth annual World Polio Day celebration […]

Buhari Orders Evacuation Of Nigerian Students After Hurricane In Dominican Republic

by Azeez President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the evacuation of Nigerian students from Dominican Republic. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, confirmed the Presidential order. What happened: Hurricane Maria, ranked a Category 4 storm, raged through the Caribbean, including parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds, killing […]

LONDON TERROR ATTACK A SICKENING ATROCITY – PRESIDENCY (FULL STATEMENT)

The Federal government has reacted to the London terror attack which has reportedly claimed the lives of seven people, injuring over 40. In a statement through Yemi Osinbajo’s media aide, Laolu Akande, the FG described the attack as a “sickening atrocity by misguided people.” Osinbajo further sent his condolences to the family of the victims […]

“Sickening, cowardice”: PM is upset as tributes pour in for victims of Manchester Terrorist Attack

by Rachel Ogbu reporting from the UK Britons remain resilient in the face of fear as another religious extremist hate attack kills at least 22 people and injures over 100 in what has been described as a “soft target” act which affected many children and young adults. A suicide bomber (who was on the terrorist […]

“Your Victory Is An Inspiration”: Yemi Osinbajo Congratulates French President-Elect Macron

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election as the next President of France. According to a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo in a letter said he was optimistic that the incoming government will further strengthen the bond of friendship between both countries. He added that […]

#Church100: 100 Most Influential People In Christian Ministry In Nigeria

In commemoration of this year’s Easter celebrations, Y!/YNaija.com and Church Culture are excited to unveil the inaugural edition of #Church100 – the 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria. This is a select group of Nigerians leading the charge for Christian ministry in contemporary society. Several months in the making, the list has […]