According to BBC Africa,
“Professor David Kabasa, the Principal of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Makerere University, Professor Sam Kyamanywa, the Principal of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Makerere University, Dr Jimmy Pittchar of ICIPE in Kenya , and Dr Florence Lubwama Kiyimba of Uganda’a National Agricultural Research Organisation are all working to improve the productivity of farming in Africa. They joined Gareth Mitchell and Alan Kasujja in the tent at Makerere University in front of an audience to talk about the disconnect between farmers and researchers, and how this can be overcome. They also discuss the place of GM crops in Uganda, a method of farming called push pull in which pests are controlled without the need for externally applied chemicals, and the need to develop ways of processing and marketing surplus crops” follow update here BBC Africa
Source: BBC Africa
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According to the sunnewsonline, Officers of Nigeria Security and civil Defence corps (NSCDC) were reportedly attacked this afternoon by Police men in Ikorodu area of Lagos state on their return from their Anti-vandal operations. The police opened fire on these innocent officers of the corps killing two and injuring others.
“Immediately the police got wind of the information they laid siege for the NSCDC officers and opened fire on the patrol vehicles killing two.
“Others scampered for their lives with gunshot wounds as the vandals were released immediately by the police,” it said.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the Police in Lagos, DSP Ngozi Braide, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by telephone that she was not aware of the killing of NSCDC men by the police.
Braide, nevertheless, acknowledged that there was crisis in some part of the state on Wednesday morning and declined to speak on the nature of the crisis.
She said that the Commissioner of Police in the state and some security heads were meeting on the crisis and promised to comment on it as soon as possible’.
A 40-year old man named Kingsley Ndubisi has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly raping a 10-month old girl within a church vicinity in Lagos, State.
According to the policemen at Elemoro Division in Ibeju Lekki, Eti Osa, Lagos, the incident occurred at the True Tabernacle Church in Majek Farms, Abijo, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos.
The suspect was arrested after the parents filed a complaint against him on March 14, 2013.
After Kingsley’s arrest, he confessed to the crime during interrogation but pleaded not guilty to the charge.
After his attendance before the Igbosere Magistrate’s Court on a 1-count charge of felony to wit, defilement of a minor, the Magistrate A.F. Adeeyo granted him N200,000 bail with 2 sureties.
The case has been adjourned until April 5, 2013, mean while Ndubisi has been remanded to Ikoyi Prison and will remain there until he fulfills his bailapplication.
Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Usen Effiong, for posing as a medical doctor and consulting for the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital for months.
“The police arrested Effiong in the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital impersonating a medical doctor. The Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, Akwa Ibom State branch, Dr. John Udobang denied ever knowing the young man. He is not a member of the association.” Says Mr Etim
“We also found some prescriptions and forms that he wanted to fill to become a member of the association of resident doctors. Says Dr Udobang.
“Later, when they went to look for him, he was found in the doctor’s consulting room eating. He has confessed that he is not a doctor, and has not finished his school certificate, and has been coming there to consult in the last two months.”
Asked how it was possible for an SS II dropout to be consulting in a teaching hospital, Dr. Udobang replied that people used to see him but did not know his intention.
“It was after one of the younger doctors saw him and asked the Dean who he was that they started investigating him.”
Usen Effiong will be charged to court accordingly.