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Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Images: Amina Mohammed sworn in as Deputy UN Secretary General

Nigeria's former Environment Minister, Amina J. Mohammed, on Tuesday, February 28 2017 at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York formally assumed position...

Marshall Islands makes history again, becomes first nation to ratify Kigali Amendment

The Nitijela (parliament) of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on Tuesday, February 28 2017 gave its approval for the low-lying atoll nation to...

How to make Lagos a great mega city

Lagos is a conurbation and a mega city by the very definitions of the two words – a very large city made up of a network of other...

Seedcare programme in Senegal impressive, says Syngenta

Syngenta’s Seedcare programme for smallholder farmers in Senegal has led to impressive yield increases, the firm has said. It lists these increases to include...

Singapore lists benefits of proposed carbon tax

The Government of Singapore has announced its intent to implement a carbon tax on the emission of greenhouse gases. The disclosure was made in...

Wenger rejects £30m record offer from China

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has turned down an offer to leave the Gunners and move to China as manager, despite the offer of a...

Images: Shell at NOGE 2017

Shell Companies in Nigeria are making a remarkable presence at the 16th edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (NOGE), which...

UN expert frowns at water provision in Lagos environment bill

The United Nations expert on the human rights to water and sanitation raises serious concerns about a recent Bill in Lagos that criminalises abstraction...

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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...