Farmers ask court to overrule farm chemicals ban

Workers spraying chemicals on a paddy field in Chai Nat province. Representatives of farmers from six provinces on Monday asked the Administrative Court to overturn the government's decision to ban three toxic farm chemicals. (File photo) Farmers' representatives from six provinces on Monday asked the Administrative Court to overrule the…

Okolie stops Ngabu to win European title

By Oluwamayomikun Orekoya   Undefeated WBA Continental cruiser-weight champion, Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie knocked out Belgium’s Yves Ngabu at The O2 Arena in London to add Ngabu’ European belt to his title collection. The unbeaten 26-year-old continued his rise towards a world title fight as he halted the previously unbeaten…

A mother’s exposure to certain chemicals during early pregnancy could lower their child’s IQ

Exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals during pregnancy, such as those found in cleaning products, could affect a child’s IQ. Image: IStock.com/Shironosov via AFP Relaxnews New research has found that exposure to chemicals which are suspected to be endocrine-disruptors during the first trimester of pregnancy may affect children’s IQ level at age…

AMAA 2019: Sola Sobowale is Best Actress

Nollywood veteran actress Sola Sobowale won the ‘Best Actress’ award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, which held on Sunday at the Landmark Event Centre in Lagos. Shobowale defeated Rita Dominic, Sheila Munyiva, Jill Levenberg, Beatrice Taisamo, Seyi Shay, Jemima Osunde, and Samantha Mugatsia to emerge Africa’s Best Actress. Kemi…

Azerbaijan, US mull bilateral ties in Brussels

By Trend A meeting initiated by the American side between US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov was held as part of a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels at the level of defense ministers of the nations contributing to the NATO Resolute…