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Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Nations to submit NDCs after Paris Agreement ratification

Parties to the Paris Agreement (or nations that end up signing the agreement) are expected to communicate their first nationally determined contribution (NDC) no...

Concern as Zika virus spreads alarmingly

As the Zika virus outbreak spreads across Central and South America, it appears to have landed in North America, where 31 people have been...

The online warriors, by Reuben Abati

My criticisms of the excesses of the online phenomenon in terms of its brazen abuse in an unregulated environment has often made me the...

UN, US support Nigeria’s piracy, maritime crime war

Efforts are underway to prosecute and convict criminal gangs involved in piracy and maritime crime in Nigeria, the United Nations Office on Drugs and...

New UNODC Rep, Cristina Albertin, commits to tackling Nigeria’s challenges

Newly appointed Country Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Nigeria, Ms. Cristina Albertin, has promised robust engagements with...

Oil firms influenced shifting of gas flare-out date – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described the Federal Government’s decision to further extend the gas flare-out date by International...

Malawian communities seek to end open defecation

About one billion people or 15 percent of the global population, including Malawians, practice open defecation, and ignorance of the consequences Twelve years ago today,...

Youthfulness and 21st century Yoruba kingship

For about six years now, tradition and youthfulness have been cohabiting in some notable Yoruba kingdoms, and the result of this is visible civilisation within these environs. The practice,...

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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...