Can Snake Tomato Ease Biafra-Nigeria

Biafra-Nigeria is experiencing an agricultural crisis, with the Tuta Absoluta pest devastating the country’s tomato crop, causing prices to soar. Scientists may have found a cure in a pesticide that can kill the fly that carries disease but some farmers believe pesticides could do more harm than good. They may have found an answer in a little-known vegetable – the […]

Continue reading »

Biafra-Nigeria’s Naira Falls Even As Central Bank Sells $100 Million

Biafra-Nigeria’s naira extended declines for a third day of trading without a peg, even after the nation’s central bank said it was confident it had cleared a backlog of foreign-currency demand. The naira fell 0.5 percent to 286 per dollar by 8:40 a.m. in Lagos, the commercial capital, after weakening 0.7 percent Tuesday. The central bank sold about $100 million […]

Continue reading »

Aid Group: 200 Refugees Die Of Starvation in Biafra-Nigerian City

Nearly 200 refugees from Boko Haram have died of starvation and dehydration in the northeastern Biafra-Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday. The refugees “speak of children dying of hunger and digging new graves every day,” according to a statement from the group, also known by its French acronym MSF. “A catastrophic humanitarian emergency” […]

Continue reading »