Science & Tech

Gas flare-out: Mallam commends Total’s commitment

// May 30th, 2014 // 608 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

Syngenta sued for $1bn over China’s rejection of GM corn

// Oct 19th, 2014
Syngenta sued for $1bn over China’s rejection of GM corn
US corn prices plummeted as China rejected all shipments containing traces of Syngenta’s MIR162. Farmers from five major corn growing states have filed three class action lawsuits against... 
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Health

Mercury: CSOs demand end to Africa’s use of dental amalgam

// Oct 1st, 2014
Mercury: CSOs demand end to Africa’s use of dental amalgam
Over 30 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including the Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev) Nigeria, have signed a declaration calling for Africa to be the... 
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Human Settlement

Eggheads explore emerging African Urban Agenda

// Oct 10th, 2014
Eggheads explore emerging African Urban Agenda
Efforts to tackle the growing challenge of urbanisation on the African continent is being revisited as settlement development practitioners gather for three days in Lagos from Monday, October... 
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Real Estate

OPIC weaves chain of homes around Ogun

// Sep 14th, 2014 // 250 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

‘Smallholder farmers are key to sustainable management of world’s natural resources’

// Oct 16th, 2014
‘Smallholder farmers are key to sustainable management of world’s natural resources’
Smallholder farmers throughout the world play a key role in maintaining natural resources through the use of sustainable practices, and can significantly contribute the conservation of biodiversity,... 
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Water & Sanitation

WaterAid: Ebola, others are reminders of importance of handwashing

// Oct 14th, 2014
WaterAid: Ebola, others are reminders of importance of handwashing
The spiralling Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an important reminder of the crucial role played by good hygiene and handwashing in protecting human health, says international development charity... 
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Climate Change

Green Climate Fund urged to prioritise grassroots, women, youth-led strategies

// Oct 20th, 2014
Green Climate Fund urged to prioritise grassroots, women, youth-led strategies
The Global Greengrants Fund (GGF) recently convened a Summit on Women and Climate in Bali, Indonesia.  In a letter to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the GGF, in collaboration with the International... 
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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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