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Monthly Archives: January, 2017

States urged to emulate Akwa Ibom State’s climate initiatives

State governments have been urged to emulate the Akwa Ibom State Government’s efforts towards addressing climate change. Climate expert and negotiator, Prof. Olukayode Oladipo, who...

ADB bankrolls Indonesian geothermal energy with $109m

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday, 26 January 2017 in Manila, The Philipines, signed a new $109 million financing package for the Muara...

Benue, group express concern for orphans, vulnerable children

The Benue State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Mwuese Mnyim, has assured of government's commitment to partner the Association for Orphans...

Transport sector must fast-track shift to low carbon

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, a...

Banks, investors back sustainable finance under UNEP initiative

Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totaling $6.6 trillion in assets, on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Paris, France launched the Principles for...

African leaders commit to advance immunisation

Among the 10 commitments, the Heads of State have resolved to increase vaccine-related funding, strengthen supply chains and delivery systems, as well as make...

Ogun, FUNAAB to regenerate forest reserves

Ogun State Government has said that it will partner with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) to regenerate its forest reserves, revitalise forestry...

Group applauds as legislators investigate N9.2bn clean cookstoves deal

Follow The Money, a campaign being promoted by the Abuja-based Connected Development (CODE) aimed at tracking and monitoring governmental and international aid disbursements, has...

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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...