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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Don calls for effective management to curb plastic pollution

A university don, Prof. Dele Olowokudejo, has called for the effective management of plastic waste, to stem the spate of plastic pollution in the...

Abidjan Convention builds GIS technicians’ capacity on database management

The Abidjan Convention is a comprehensive umbrella agreement, which came into force in 1984, for the protection and management of the marine and coastal...

Wildlife criminals hit by month-long transcontinental operation

An international operation against the illegal trade in wild animals and plants including timber has seen hundreds of seizures worldwide as well as arrests...

Communities donate land for Ogoni clean-up

Project Coordinator, Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), Dr Marvin Dekil, has commended Ogoni communities for donating several hectares of land to the body. Dekil...

Benue promises adequate fertiliser for 2018 farming season

The Benue State Government says it has put in place plans for adequate provision of fertiliser to farmers in the 2018 farming season. This was...

Policy combination needed to achieve climate targets along with SDGs

A broad combination of policies might be best suited to help achieve both climate stabilisation targets as well as most of the UN Sustainable...

World Refugee Day: UNHCR chief laments growing number of refugees worldwide

The High Commissioner, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Mr Philipo Grandi, has expressed worry that about 68.5 million people were currently living...

World Refugee Day: UN chief urges ‘compassion’

With more than 68 million people worldwide displaced due to conflict or persecution, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for unity and solidarity as...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...