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Monthly Archives: May, 2022

Stockholm+50: UN acknowledges that fossil fuels are a threat to humanity

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, released the latest iteration of its draft text that will form the basis...

Experts advocate partnership to mitigate climate change

Stakeholders at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria first webinar series have called for a collaborative efforts to address climate change and other...

Govt seeks effective, sustainable irrigation practice

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has urged relevant stakeholders to shift from traditional and unregulated irrigation practices to sustainable land and...

Eradicating energy poverty must remain top of our agenda – OPEC

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says eradicating energy poverty must remain top of the agenda even as the world continues to...

Stakeholders attribute incessant collapse to non-compliance to building laws

Stakeholders in the building industry have attributed incessant building collapse to bad design, faulty construction, foundation failure and extraordinary loads on such structures. The stakeholders...

CSOs want special fund for water, sanitation, hygiene in Nigeria

The Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) has called on tiers of government to make funds available to cater for the Water, Sanitation and...

Paediatricians seek renewed collaboration for tobacco-free environment

The Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN) has called on Nigerians to support and promote a healthy, tobacco-free environment for the optimal growth and development...

Intermediary cities as bedrock of Africa’s development

The burden of how to build new cities across Africa to mitigate the mass migration of people from rural to urban settlements continue 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...