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Monthly Archives: May, 2018

Significant increases in private capital essential to actualise climate goals

Global temperatures will very likely exceed the target of a 1.5-degree increase agreed to under the Paris climate accord, and a 3-degree rise is...

World No Tobacco Day: Activists demand establishment of Tobacco Control Fund

The 2018 World No Tobacco Day Commemoration went colourful in Abuja as civil society and student groups marched through the major streets of the...

GEF calls for aggressive campaigns against plastic pollution

The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) on Thursday, May 31, 2018 urged the government, civil society organisations (CSOs) and relevant agencies in the environment sector...

World No Tobacco Day: Smoking linked to 15 different cancers

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH) says tobacco smoking has been linked to 15 different kinds of known cancers. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the...

UN launches coalition on health, environment, climate change

The United Nations has launched a new global coalition on health, environment and climate change to reduce the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by...

Post-COP23 forum clamours poverty reduction, sustainable development strategies

The National Coordinator, Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet), Mr Atayi Babs, has called for collective global poverty reduction and sustainable development...

Hamburg pioneers diesel vehicles ban in Germany

Hamburg on Thursday, May 31, 2018 became the first German city to impose a partial ban on diesel vehicles as part of the country’s...

World No Tobacco Day: Don cautions parents on dangers of smoking close to children

Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Ahmed Gabdo, has cautioned parents against smoking cigarettes close to their children to...

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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...