Science & Tech

Gas flare-out: Mallam commends Total’s commitment

// May 30th, 2014 // 538 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

Activists reject Global Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture

// Sep 26th, 2014
Activists reject Global Alliance on Climate-Smart Agriculture
A team of civil society organisations is kicking against the proposed Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture, saying that it will not deliver the urgently-needed solutions   Climate-smart... 
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Health

‘Poorly ventilated dental clinics pose mercury health risk’

// Sep 21st, 2014
‘Poorly ventilated dental clinics pose mercury health risk’
Dental clinics and medical schools still making use of amalgam, as well as incinerators/medical waste treatment facilities, have been identified as extremely high risk environments for mercury... 
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Human Settlement

UN-Habitat designates October 2014 ‘Urban October’

// Sep 26th, 2014
UN-Habitat designates October 2014 ‘Urban October’
With the launch of the first ever World Cities Day on October 31, 2014, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has designated the month of October as Urban October. Joan... 
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Real Estate

OPIC weaves chain of homes around Ogun

// Sep 14th, 2014 // 165 views
OPIC weaves chain of homes around Ogun
The Ogun State Property & Investment Corporation (OPIC), which is presently celebrating its 30 years of existence with a flurry of activities, has been exploiting inherent benefits of the... 
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Sustainable Devpt

Parties meet on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms

// Sep 26th, 2014
Parties meet on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms
Delegates from around the world will on Monday converge on Pyeongchang in South Korea for the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena... 
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Water & Sanitation

African Water Facility allocates funds for climate change

// Sep 12th, 2014
African Water Facility allocates funds for climate change
The African Water Facility (AWF) has allocated €16m to fund for proposals for the “Preparation of Water and Climate Change Investment Projects”. In a statement, the AWF said winning proposals... 
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Climate Change

New York summit: Rising to a climate challenge

// Sep 26th, 2014
New York summit: Rising to a climate challenge
The Climate Change Summit has come and gone. The Summit was able to galvanise international action on climate change. The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, told the gathering of over 120 world... 
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TV Reports

Lagos Ebola containment: Govt. pledges to support affected hospitals

It has been two months the Nigerian government and the World Health Organisation shut down First Consultant Hospital to decontaminate... 

Cartoons

State of emergency

State of emergency

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

Renewable Energy »

Lagos, Abuja roadshows open fresh vista for clean energy financing

On Sep 21, 2014

Two Roadshows were held recently in Abuja and Lagos (on the 9th September and 11th September respectively),... 

Tony Elumelu: Heirs Holdings will generate a quarter of Nigeria’s power needs

On Sep 14, 2014

Global business leader and chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has said that the group “has the... 

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