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1.5°C could be reached in next five years – WMO

There is about a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C in at least one of the next five years...

Jos new master plan still before Plateau assembly – Official

Plateau State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Alhaji Dayyabu Garga, says the bill for the implementation of the Greater Jos Master Plan...

Govt describes 2012 flood as nation’s worst

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has described the 2012 flood as the worst incident which affected over seven million...

Biosafety agency trains staff on GMO safety

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) on Monday, May 31, 2021 organised biosafety regulations training for members of its staff to increase their proficiencies,...

WHO to scale up programmes to help people quit tobacco use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Mulombo, says the world body is set to scale-up programmes in 22 countries to help...

Second-hand smoke responsible for non-communicable diseases – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco is a leading preventable risk factor for non-communicable...

LDCs list expectations for May-June climate talks, G7 Summit

Delegates from around the world are meeting virtually over the next three weeks for the UN Climate Change Conference, to advance work on addressing...

COP26: Progress urged as May-June climate change conference opens

Against the backdrop of a new international warning that the world is dangerously close to exceeding the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise at...

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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...