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Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Why lawmakers are vital to climate diplomacy, by UNDP

If Nigeria is to harness the opportunities that the new global climate regime presents, the legislature must be equipped with the requisite knowledge to...

10 LGAs to benefit from N8.8bn World Bank, Sokoto projects

The World Bank and the Sokoto State Government are collaborating in the execution of various projects to the tune of N8.8 billion in the...

Maryland community suffers severe damage after flooding

A community in Maryland in the US suffered "severe" damage from floods, including damaged buildings and cars swept away by rushing water, after around...

Aisha Buhari to launch anti-human trafficking policy document

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, will on Monday, August 1 2016 in Abuja unveil the National Referral Mechanism for Protection...

Government, Shell collaborate on healthcare delivery

The Federal Ministry of Health and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) are exploring partnership opportunities in healthcare delivery. At a just-concluded Health Concepts...

Refugees groan under Middle East heatwaves

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) will set up a committee to examine whether Mitrabah, Kuwait, set a new highest temperature record for the Eastern...

$6bn needed to meet 2025 water target, says report

Nigeria needs to invest about $600 million yearly in the water supply sector over the next 10 years if it hopes to achieve universal...

Paris Agreement: Peru ratifies, Nigeria prepares to sign

About three months after it signed the Paris Agreement on 22 April 2016, Peru last Monday (25 July 2016) deposited its instrument of ratification...

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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...