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Monthly Archives: April, 2019

NIMET urges policymakers to plan early to prevent flood

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has urged stakeholders in disaster management as well as policymakers to plan early to prevent flooding, rather than sitting...

Minister, officials in UK to understudy best practices ahead Ogoni cleanup

The efforts of the Federal Government at cleaning up and remediation of Ogoniland devastated by oil spill may have received a boost as the...

Germany, Turkey deepen cooperation on environmental protection

Germany and Turkey have agreed to intensify the German-Turkish cooperation on environmental protection. State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for the Environment in Germnay, Jochen Flasbarth,...

UN launches first food aid flights in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

The World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 confirmed the departure of the first helicopter to deliver emergency food aid to Mozambique’s northern coast...

AfDB supports Nigeria on infrastructure development to boost agro-business

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged to support the Government of Nigeria to provide infrastructure development to boost agro-business in the country. President of...

Malaysia incinerates four tonnes of ivory in war against wildlife trade

 Malaysia on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 incinerated almost four tonnes of raw ivory and ivory products as part of its efforts to fight against illegal wildlife...

Climate and human rights on agenda as German minister meets Bolsonaro

Global warming, environmental conservation and human right issues are on the agenda for talks between German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Brazil populist President Jair Bolsonaro and...

Heatwave: Pakistani authorities place emergency services on alert in Karachi

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 placed emergency services on high alert in Karachi as the country’s most populous city braces for another...

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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...