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Monthly Archives: February, 2018

Committee on Dapchi school girls’ abduction inaugurated

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 inaugurated a 12-member committee to unravel circumstances that led to...

Political commitment needed to revive Lake Chad Basin – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Abuja stressed the need for political commitment towards reviving the Lake Chad Basin. Speaking at the...

Fishing community laments disorder from Lagos Lagoon reclamation

Ongoing dredging work at Oworonsoki in Lagos is causing a lot of mud to settle around the Agoegun fishing community in Bariga and appears...

Gabon accuses France’s Veolia of polluting amid concession dispute

Gabon has accused French environmental services group, Veolia, of widespread pollution at SEEG, the power and water utility it operates there, amid a growing...

Mabogunje calls for proactive measures to mitigate effects of climate change

Nigeria’s first Professor of Geography, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, says proactive measures are urgently needed to mitigate the effect of climate change in the country. Mabogunje...

Over 100 cities get majority of electricity from renewables, says study

Cities are increasingly reporting that they are powered by renewable electricity, according to data published on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by CDP, a global environmental impact...

UN outraged by Dapchi schoolgirls abduction

The UN has expressed outrage at the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The...

Commission urges AU to take ownership of Lake Chad project

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 called on the member-states of the African Union (AU) to take ownership of...

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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...