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Monthly Archives: December, 2017

Group wants Tobacco Control Act enforced in 2018 fiscal policy

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) says it has written to the Federal Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, asking for the inclusion of...

WISE-UP to Climate project ends with prospect for second phase

The “WISE-UP to Climate” project, initiated in April 2014 to demonstrate that natural ecosystems are nature based solutions for climate change adaptation and sustainable...

Montenegro ratifies Paris Agreement as 172nd Party

Montenegro on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 deposited its instruments of ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, making the Balkan country the 172nd Party to...

NiMet warns air travelers, road users, others about effects of harmattan

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised air travelers, road users and the public to exercise caution in their operations to avoid negative effect...

FG-IFAD value chain programme contributes $37.2m to Nigeria’s GDP

The Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), initiated by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has contributed $37.2 million (about N13.4 billion) to Nigeria’s Gross...

How farmers can get bumper harvests with improved seeds

The Managing Director of Premier Seeds Nigeria Ltd., Prof. Abraham Ogungbile, has advised farmers to use high-quality, improved seeds for their crop growing so...

Curb GHG emissions to address high humidity, heat – Study

Researchers warned that high humidity will magnify the effects of rising heat from South America to India, affecting people’s ability to work and even...

Government advised to engage in waste recycling

An environmentalist, Mr Johnson Abang, has urged the government at all levels to adopt measures aimed at converting solid waste into useful substances, so...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...