Population of food insecure jumps 1 million mark

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, up from 80 million the previous year, a report by United Nations agencies disclosed. ...

Youth financed to grow agriculture

EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A multi-million dollar youth training centre the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has financed in Nigeria is set to promote the creation of add...

FG eyes bamboo potential to revive economy

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA has earmarked the utilization of bamboo to diversify and revive its struggling economy. The Acting Director of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environmen...

More initiatives in place to fight hunger

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A NEW campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the plight of millions affected by hunger in some African countries and Yemen. An initiative of Action A...

IMF proposes measures to revive Nigeria economy

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) РTHE International Monetry Fund (IMF) has urged Nigeria to adopt stronger macroeconomic policies to rebuild investor confidence and foster economic recovery. Af...

FIFA awards sub-Saharan broadcast rights

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has granted media rights to five major broadcasting entities in the continent. This f...

Japan aims to expand business ties in Nigeria

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA is inviting Japanese companies to make the most of the business opportunities presented by the Special Economic Zones the West African country is estab...

Enyimba denied by late Wikki strike

Enyimba ABA-The arid city of Bauchi was the scene of late drama as hosts Wikki Tourist ran out 1-0 winners over Enyimba International on Wednesday. Enyimba came into the game on the back of a four-ga...