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WHO, SRADev push to phase out lead-containing paints

Lead poisoning is entirely preventable yet the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates childhood lead exposure to contribute to about 600 000 new cases of...

Paints in Côte d’Ivoire have high lead levels, study finds

Consumers can’t buy safe products because labels lack information about lead levels A new study on lead in decorative paints in Côte d’Ivoire released on...

Dangers of Lead in paints

A team of civil society organisations (CSOs) that met recently in Lagos has joined the global campaign to eliminate Lead in paint. The activists observed...

Osuntogun at 70: How I emerged, fairing as an environmentalist

Adeniyi Osuntogun, environmentalist, former Director of the Leadership for Environment & Development (LEAD) in Nigeria and Professor of Agricultural Economics, recently clocked 70 years...

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Group takes Nigerian govt to ECOWAS court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Government of Nigeria over “the failure...
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Lead poisoning: Artisanal miners trained on safe gold processing methods

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it is training artisanal miners on safe ways of processing gold...

COP27: Why women should access finance to respond to climate challenges

Since women occupy over 50% of the world’s population, it is important to allocate finance to them to be...

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Group takes Nigerian govt to ECOWAS court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a...

Lead poisoning: Artisanal miners trained on safe gold processing methods

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it...