Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: Nigeria

Nigeria plans 8-fold increase in palm oil production

Nigeria plans to invest 180 billion naira ($500 million) to increase its palm oil production from around 600,000 tons a year to...

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

The tragedy of forced displacement

The solutions to this major crisis, and indeed many of our problems, would naturally flow from the recognition of the fact that we are brothers and sisters of one humanity.

Facing famine, 20 million people need food, not bombs

Famine in these four countries is avoidable.

High Court rules Shell not liable in UK for Nigeria oil...

The ruling is at odds with a decision at the Hague in 2015.

The world’s worst crisis

This is one of Africa’s largest displacement crises and the world cannot afford to brush it under the carpet.

5 Million Nigerians Oppose Monsanto’s Plans to Introduce GMO Cotton and...

Besides the potential contamination of local maize varieties, the groups argued that the health risks of introducing GMO maize into Nigeria could be “enormous” considering that maize is a staple food in their diet.

As Nigerian Massacre Evidence Grows, Questions Swirl over Collusion Between Boko...

The massacre in northern Nigeria has killed and injured hundreds, possibly thousands. Boko Haram, a military terrorist group in Africa, is responsible for this horrific attack.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."