Why have some birds opted for a taxing life of constant migration — seeking out temperate climes to feed as winter arrives, only to return months later to breed?Read More
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has no one but itself to blame for the back-and-forth with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the “lists of looters” it released last week.Read More
Asaba – An Asaba Magistrates’ Court in Delta on Wednesday remanded one James Nwaite accused of stealing 182 birds, in Ogwashi-Uku Prison, pending the advice by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP). The Magistrate, Mrs Okonkwo Akanume, adjourned the case till Feb. 21. Nwaite, 42, was arraigned before the court on a count charge of
SOME of the 500 widows empowered to become poultry farmers by wife of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, have expressed optimism that the 20, 000 birds given to them would make them become millionaires.Read More
“Bird play vital roles in the ecosystem by forestalling exposure to anthrax, rabies, tuberculosis and other deadly diseases in the society and also render free sanitation services valued at several millions of naira, Nigerians should make efforts to protect birds.
Birds such as vultures, which may be considered non useful to many, should also be accorded such protection as they are “natural environmental sanitation officers.”
Nigeria has 180 million birds which can meet its poultry needs, and has no need for imported poultry or poultry products, the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Vom, said.Read More