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Monthly Archives: May, 2019

SBSTA issues Reflections Note ahead of Bonn climate talks

The Chair of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) has released a Reflections Note in...

Plateau ignores activists’ protests, passes bill to privatise water

The Plateau State House of Assembly on Thursday, May 30, 2019 passed the bill seeking to privatise the water sector, ignoring vehement protests by...

Environmentalists task Buhari on climate change, others

Some experts in the environment sector in Abuj, on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 urged President Muhammadu Buhari to promote initiatives that would mitigate the...

Sanwo-Olu declares state of emergency on environmental, traffic management matters

Governor Babjide Sanwo-olu of Lagos State has declared a state of emergency on environmental, sanitation and traffic management matters. Sanwo-Olu declared this while signing the...

No Tobacco Day: Buhari urged to prioritise enforcement of laws

Advocates and public health professionals who converged on Abuja on Thursday, May 30, 2019 to mark the World No Tobacco Day 2019 have charged the President...

AFF marks anniversary with tree planting craftsmanship in Karura forest

 With 10 years of active interest in tree conservation and sustainable forest management, members of the African Forest Forum (AFF) demonstrated their experience in hands-on plants-man-ship at a tree...

UN decries rising internal displacement in urban areas

The UN on Thursday, May 30, 2019 decried the rising internal displacement in urban areas which it said are caused by conflict and disasters. Filiep...

AfDB supports clean energy portfolios in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that, as a policy, it is supporting clean energy portfolios in Africa, given that as it has an internal...

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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...