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Images: When NCF, Lagos walked for nature

A collaboration involving the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and the Lagos State Government through its Ministry of the Environment saw a colourful carnival-like parade...

No going back on Benue anti-open grazing law, says lawmaker

Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange (Ushongo/APC), has expressed confidence that the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law will, from Wednesday, November 1...

NEWMAP demands N500m counterpart fund for erosion control in A/Ibom

The World Bank-assisted Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has requested the Akwa Ibom Government to pay its N500 million counterpart fund for...

World Cities Day: UN-Habitat, government to upgrade slums in Nigeria

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says that the Federal Government is partnering with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme...

WHO: Close to three million people access hepatitis C cure

On the eve of the World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reports increasing global momentum in the response to viral...

Climate change damaging health of millions globally, says report

The health of hundreds of millions of people around the world is being damaged by climate change, a major report has revealed. The report, which ...

Countries set to miss climate goals by wide margin, warns UNEP

Current national plans to slow down global warming are inadequate and will raise, rather than lower, the likelihood of serious climate impacts, UN Environment...

National Parks Service arrests wildlife trafficker

Conservator-General, Nigeria National Parks Service (NPS), Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, says the service has arrested an international trafficker of endangered species of wildlife. The Conservator-General, who...

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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...