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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Living with disability, disasters

With the widespread challenges arising from last year’s floods still very vivid, and even as the government institutions at the federal, state, and local...

Monsoon in West Africa

West Africa is home to about 317 million people. Communities in the sub-region and the entire sub-Saharan Africa depend strongly on rainfall where 65...

Ozone layer: Nigeria to complete HCFCs’ phase-out

Nigeria has made progress in the implementation of the Hydro-Chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) Phase-out Management Plan. Government said the aim is to achieve the first phase...

Mixed reactions greet Lagos Eko Atlantic City project

According to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, the Eko Atlantic City is an adaptation measure that would enable the Lagos coastline to regain...

Scientists debate climate adaptation strategies

As the African continent continues to grapple with the drastic effect of climate change which is increasingly affecting the life of the people, local...

How mobility oils cities’ machinery

Last week, the United Nations and the entire world celebrated this year’s edition of the World Habitat Day (WHD), a global event that serves...

Saving the African elephant

The surge in African elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade has become increasingly worrisome. The African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) is currently listed as Vulnerable...

How transformation can be responsive to climate change

National Coordinator, Climate Change Network Nigeria (CCN-Nigeria), Surveyor Efik, explores the nation’s transformation in the light of her responsiveness to climate change   According to Chinua...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...