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Monthly Archives: December, 2016

Nigeria president signs bill to protect endangered species into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the ‎Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act 2016, earlier passed by the National Assembly. Nigeria...

Access Bank bags ‘Bank of the Year’ award

Access Bank has affirmed its leadership of the Nigerian banking industry with its recent recognition as the “Bank of the Year” at the 17th...

World’s first ‘solar panel road’ opens in France

Forget solar roofs. The world’s first solar road is here, in the small village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France. The 1km road was opened a week...

France submits long-term climate strategy to UN

France has submitted its long-term climate action plan under the Paris Agreement to the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It...

Mexico NAMA: Curbing emission through energy efficient housing

The overarching goal of the Mexican NAMA Support Project is to implement the New Housing NAMA, which promotes cost effective, energy-efficient building concepts across...

163 new species discovered in South East Asia

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region in South East...

Cheetahs are declining alarmingly, scientists warn

Cheetahs may have once prospered, but they certainly aren’t anymore. Scientists examining the worldwide population of these swift, spotted cats have found that there are...

As Amina Mohammed becomes Deputy UN Secretary General

The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) sees the appointment of Amina Mohammed, Minister of Environment of Nigeria as the Deputy Secretary General of...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal University of Petroleum...
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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...

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)...

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Varsity signs MoU with Nigeria’s biosafety agency on biosafety courses

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a...

Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

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