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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

From Paris to the field: Amina Mohammed assesses more impacted sites

Fresh from attending the UN Climate Change Conference in France (that produced the famous Paris Agreement), Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, embarked on a nationwide...

North Pole reaches same temperature as Chicago

A freak storm system - the same one that brought tornadoes to the U.S. last week - has caused the North Pole's temperature to...

13 dead in Missouri floods as Mississippi is closed to vessels

A five-mile (8km) section of the Mississippi River near St Louis, Missouri, has been closed to vessels as rising water levels caused "hazardous conditions",...

Nigeria committed to Paris Agreement, says Amina Mohammed

Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, has said the new universal agreement reached at the recently concluded 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties...

Why Lagos is working, by Steve Ayorinde

As the administration of Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, marks its seventh month in office, Steve Ayorinde, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy,...

Bonga North West project wins global industry awards

The Bonga North West deep-water development has won prestigious awards in the United States and Qatar. It was named Engineering Project of the Year...

Misery as torrential rain causes devastating floods in Britain

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in York after flood gates protecting the historic city were deliberately opened by the Environment...

Between subsidising polluters and thieves

The movement against subsidising the fossil fuel industry continues to grow and is an integral part of the keep-it-in-the-ground struggle. However, in places like Nigeria, contentious...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...