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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Lokoja, others partner UN-Habitat on City Resilience Profiling Programme

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has announced plans to partner with Lokoja in Nigeria and nine other cities for its City Resilience...

Linking Boko Haram to climate change, shrinking Lake Chad

Congregation of the People of Tradition for Proselytism and Jihad (Jamā'a Ahl al-sunnah li-da'wa wa al-jihād), better known by its Hausa name Boko Haram ("Western education is sinful"), is a jihadistmilitant...

Smallholder farmers and climate extremes

Basil Oru, a migrant farmer in Igbe, Ikorodu in Lagos, frowns at the rising temperatures, along with the irregular rainfall pattern he claims is...

FG, Ondo commit $5m to UN-Habitat partnerships

The 24th Governing Council Meeting of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat) ended at the weekend in Nairobi Kenya, with the Federal...

Africa’s biggest solar photovoltaic plant unveiled in Mauritania

Africa’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant was launched last Thursday in Nouakchott, the capital of Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Built by Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy...

Living under the shadows of death

Due to the untidy and environmentally-unfriendly nature of mechanic villages – they are said to arbitrarily dispose discarded auto parts and waste oil –...

Nigeria sets standards for wood cooking stoves

The International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) in collaboration with Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the...

Study reveals high cost of degradation, drought

The global community is losing up to five percent of global agricultural gross domestic production (GDP) due to land degradation, according to a recent...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...