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Yearly Archives: 2018

Climate change impedes agricultural yields – NEPAD

The National Coordinator of New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) in Nigeria, Mrs Gloria Akobundu, says climate change is impeding agricultural processes, and leading...

UN seeks $80m to support refugees in Ethiopia

Two United Nations (UN) humanitarian agencies are jointly seeking $80 million to provide food assistance to refugees in Ethiopia, which hosts the second largest number of...

River Ethiope secures rights recognition

The River Ethiope Trust Foundation (RETFON), in partnership with the Earth Law Centre (ELC), has secured rights recognition for the River Ethiope, an inland...

Paris Agreement: Nigeria moving in right direction, says group

In its Global Spotlight Project for March 2018, Climate Scorecard has given Nigeria a pass mark, saying that the West African nation “is moving...

Lagos targets 20,000 homes by 2020

The Lagos State Government is targeting 20,000 housing units by the year 2020 as part of its multifaceted approach to confront the three million housing...

Campaign flays tobacco giants for advertising to kids near schools

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is launching a new global campaign to stop the world’s largest tobacco companies from targeting kids near schools in...

Borno resuscitates poultry, fisheries, livestock production

The Borno State Government says it has resuscitated the dormant poultry unit in the state and improved both livestock and fisheries production. The state’s Commissioner...

Boosting climate technology innovation through entrepreneurship

Experts from around the world are gathering on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the UN in Bonn, Germany to discuss how to drive forward...

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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...