Author Archives: Emmanuel Olorunfemi

About Emmanuel Olorunfemi

Passionate about development

FAO launches guide to tackle Fall Armyworm in Africa

Faced with the infestation of millions of hectares of maize, most in the hands of smallholder farmers, and the relentless spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW) across most of Africa, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched today a comprehensiveĀ guideĀ on … Continue reading

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Women farmers in Kano accuse govt of exclusion

Female farmers in Kano state have alleged that they are being excluded in the various agricultural schemes and empowerment programmes, especially those implemented by the state government. Chairperson of the women wing of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) … Continue reading

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Decomposing sources of Nigerian inequality is more useful than releasing overall inequality index

In real sense, knowing the overall inequality in Nigeria has little relevance in analysing the problem of inequality, it will be better if the NBS disaggregate the overall inequality data for improve policy analysis. Continue reading

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The climate chronicles – A new book by Joe Bastard

Friend of WUWT Joe Bastardi, has been referred to as an institution in the science of weather prediction. Formerly with AccuWeather, and now with WeatherBell, many companies across a multitude of industries, from energy to retail, have profited from his … Continue reading

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Sixty-seven per cent of Nigerians are poor – President Buhari Aide

About 67 per cent of Nigerian population live below poverty line, and wide inequality gap makes it difficult to reduce the rate of poverty in Nigeria Continue reading

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President Buhari Press Release over Benue State Deadly Attacks is Late

I’m of the opinion that this administration is too reactive to Nigerians comments instead of being proactive to their needs and demand. Continue reading

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