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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Post-2015 MDGs amid housing, urban development outlook

With less than two years to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline in 2015, the United Nations, state parties and partners have been collaborating...

For the umpteenth time, oil spill in Kalaba

Oops, we’ve done it again! In what appears to have become a norm, barrels of crude oil have found their way beyond the “safe” confines...

Jonathan dedicates Eko Atlantic City, Clinton applauds

Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, drew high-level presidential praise from both President Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United...

Community participation as a way out for Makoko

Makoko is a slum settlement that is home to fishermen and other low income earners, which the authorities see as a blot on the...

UNEP strengthened to implement Rio+20 agenda

Starting from  an office above a supermarket 40 years ago, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been modernised into a strengthened and upgraded...

A tale of two dams

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has warned that the rains will be intensive this year and that communities located along the Niger River basin...

Off-grid lighting: How Nigeria can save money, oil -UNEP

If Nigeria used modern off-grid lighting solutions, the country could save over $1.4 billion annually, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Nigeria is considered...

Forced migration: Concern over displaced persons’ status

Makoko community is a clustered community of mainly fishermen and artisans that live on the shores of the Lagos Lagoon. With population explosion in Lagos,...

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Africa proposes treaty sales ban on mercury skin lighteners

Recently, the African Region proposed to amend the Minamata Convention to ban the sale and offering of sales of...
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$38tr in yearly damages: World economy committed to income reduction of 19% due to climate change

Even if CO2 emissions were to be drastically cut down starting today, the world economy is already committed to an...

Govt collaborates with environmental practitioners’ institute on sustainability

The Federal Ministry of Environment on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Abuja expressed determination to partner with the Institute...

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