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Dust haze, cloudy weather to prevail on Saturday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze weather conditions with horizontal visibility range of about three to five kilometres over the central...

Ivory sales ban commences as China aims to curb elephant poaching

Ban on ivory sales in China, the world’s largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday, December 31, 2017 with...

Beijing phases out 4,450 coal-fired stoves

Beijing phased out more than 4,450 coal-fired stoves in 2017, reducing its coal consumption by almost three million tonnes, local authorities said on Friday,...

UNEP report: Government targets 5,000 for medical outreach in Ogoniland

The Federal Government is targeting about 5,000 men, women and children in its free medical outreach aimed at preventing, detecting and treating victims of...

Government’s renewable energy projects: An overview

On Nov. 7, 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari told the National Assembly that the Federal Government would launch the first African Sovereign Green Bond in...

Checking the increasing rate of unsafe abortions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) observes that out of more than 56 million cases of abortions that take place globally each year, almost half...

Achieving SDGs via early childhood development

Early Childhood Development (ECD), from conception to pre-primary education age, has been globally recognised as foundation for adult health, productivity, learning and social cohesion. ECD...

Nigeria’s oil revenues plunged by 55% to $24.8b in 2015 – NEITI

Nigeria’s oil and gas revenues plunged from $54.5 billion in 2014 to $24.8 billion in 2015, while the country’s oil production fell from 798...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to declare 2022 the Australian city’s wettest year on record on...
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Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases, some of which can be transmitted to livestock. Efforts to...

Govt empowers women, PWDs to mitigate climate change

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the socio-economic empowerment of People With Disabilities (PWDs) and...

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Sydney rainfall makes 2022 wettest year on record

Sydney has officially seen enough rainfall for meteorologists to...

Colorado urged to balance wildlife conservation with outdoor recreation to protect elk

Elk are susceptible to a number of infectious diseases,...