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Monthly Archives: September, 2021

Biosafety agency presents adopted draft National Biosecurity Policy to minister

The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has presented the finalised and adopted Draft National Biosecurity...

COP26: Africa Climate Week 2021 sets scene for regional ambition

Africa Climate Week 2021 wrapped up this week with Virtual Thematic Sessions helping to set the scene for more ambitious regional action to tackle...

CMS committee adopts decisions to advance implementation of Convention

Following a week of global meetings held entirely online, the 52nd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory...

REDAN urges re-capitalisation of Federal Mortgage Bank to boost capacity

The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has called for the recapitalisation of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria to boost its capacity...

NAMA to conduct mock exercise on volcanic eruption at Abuja airport

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) plans to conduct a mock exercise on volcanic eruption for the recertification of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA),...

Military deactivates 69 illegal refining sites in Niger Delta

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have discovered and deactivated a total of 69 illegal refining sites in different parts of...

Provision of toilets ‘ll curb open defecation – Rotary Club Governor

The Rotary International District Governor, 9125 Nigeria, Mr Ayo Oyedokun, says the provision of modern toilet facilities will curb the problem of open defecation...

10bn tonne plastic pollution bomb ticking away globally – Study

Humans have to date produced a staggering 10 billion tonnes of plastic – of which about six billion tonnes is now plastic waste in...

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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...