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Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Lamenting Nigeria’s fragility in leadership, governance

Mariam Lady Yunusa, Head of Partners and Inter Agency Coordination at the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya, looks at the...

Nigerian manufacturers deserve the stick

A friend of mine once told a story of how he made money by simply adhering to the environmental laws of one European country....

Energy efficiency: UNDP, GEF, SON set refrigerating appliances standard

Minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for refrigerating appliances emerged last week in Lagos as the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) rallied a team of...

Laureates on Gaza: They’re also our children

Declaration by Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award on Gaza: As recipients of the Right Livelihood Award, popularly known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize“, we strongly...

Shell urged to resolve Bonga oil spill crisis

Bothered about the protracted crisis over the Bonga Oil Spillage in the Niger Delta region, Minister of Environment, Laurentia Laraba Mallam, has given a...

Essential biological diversity roles recognised in SDGs

Biological diversity and ecosystems last week featured prominently in the proposal of a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that the Open Working...

‘How GM foods advocates promote poverty, dependency in Africa’

The recent article, GM scaremongering in Africa is disarming the fight against poverty, published in the Guardian’s PovertyMatters Blog on 21 July 2014, is...

‘The ocean can consume us, yet we can’t help ourselves’

Okun Alfa in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos lives on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. And it’s not just lulling beach waves,...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on Monday, February 6, 2023, on effective operation of drones to monitor...
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Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria's border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health...

South African court to hear case challenging Monsanto/Bayer’s drought tolerant GM maize

After five years of protracted legal proceedings, the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, will on Tuesday, February 7...

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Lagos trains 50 town planners in drones deployment

Lagos State Government began a two-week training of  50 town planners on...

Death toll could increase eight-fold in Turkey quake, says WHO

The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern...