Science & Tech

Gas flare-out: Mallam commends Total’s commitment

// May 30th, 2014 // 484 views
  Mallam Minister of Environment, Laurentia Laraba Mallam, has commended French oil and gas giant, Total, over its determination to be the first multinational oil corporation to stop offshore... 
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Agric & Biotech

Prosperous tobacco farmer stories a myth, ERA/FoEN tells African govts

// Aug 23rd, 2014
Prosperous tobacco farmer stories a myth, ERA/FoEN tells African govts
As the sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) approaches, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends... 
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Health

Ebola: Don’t panic, Academy of Science urges Nigerians

// Aug 23rd, 2014
Ebola: Don’t panic, Academy of Science urges Nigerians
Nigeria’s foremost independent scientific body, the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), while pledging its support to government in bringing the Ebola virus scourge to an end, believes that... 
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Human Settlement

Nigeria, UN-Habitat promote youth empowerment, safer cities

// Aug 15th, 2014
Nigeria, UN-Habitat promote youth empowerment, safer cities
The Federal Government has signed an agreement with United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) that aims at promoting urban youth empowerment and safer cities. The deal is coming... 
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Real Estate

OPIC at 30: Emergence of a colossus

// Aug 23rd, 2014 // 171 views
OPIC at 30: Emergence of a colossus
The vision to establish a state-owned investment company in Ogun State originated under the military administration of Brigadier Oladipo Diya as state governor between (1984 and 1985). The late... 
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Sustainable Devpt

WWF guide for banks provides plan for sustainable finance

// Aug 27th, 2014
WWF guide for banks provides plan for sustainable finance
A new guide released recently by WWF explains how banks can go beyond reputation and risk management to embrace transformative change. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Integration... 
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Water & Sanitation

Scientists to UN: Improved rainwater management will eradicate hunger

// Aug 31st, 2014
Scientists to UN: Improved rainwater management will eradicate hunger
The world is missing a chance to eradicate hunger and poverty for billions of people living in regions with variable and scarce rainfall. Without improved management of rainwater, the future... 
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Climate Change

IPCC’s AR5: Adaptation is fundamentally about risk management

// Aug 31st, 2014
IPCC’s AR5: Adaptation is fundamentally about risk management
In Africa, the primary concern is adapting to the negative impacts of climate change. This means taking both short and long-term approaches to managing climate risks. In the short term, integrating... 
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TV Reports

Benefits of hugs

Have you had a hug today? Are you getting enough hugs? Psychotherapists say hugs can be very powerful, on an emotional, physical and... 

Cartoons

State of emergency

State of emergency

State of emergency on the environment     Cartoon by Francis Odupute  Read More »

Renewable Energy »

PAVE, CTI-PFAN collaborate on clean energy

On Aug 15, 2013

Officials of the Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE) have disclosed that the Lagos-based non-governmental... 

CCDI, AAP scheme seeks to generate power from waste

On Jul 29, 2013

The second stage of a pilot project entitled “Energy Generation from Waste – A Locally Based Livelihood,... 

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