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Monthly Archives: March, 2021

Commissioner’s assertion negates Osborne Foreshore Estate residents’ demands – Director

The reaction of the Lagos State Government to the on-going planning infractions at the Osborne Foreshore 2 Estate Ikoyi to the call for urgent...

Harmful chemicals found in 25% of children’s toys, UNEP study finds

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report that finds 25% of children’s toys contain harmful chemicals. Chemical additives are used in plastic toys...

Locust crisis calm in east Africa, says FAO

Intensified control operations and limited breeding of locusts in east Africa have calmed the locust crisis in the region. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of...

Environment minister seeks stakeholders’ collaboration to tackle wildlife crimes

Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Abuja urged environment stakeholders to collaborate to tackle forest and wildlife crimes. The...

Nollywood actress calls for collaborative effort to protect Nigeria’s wildlife

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Ms Stephanie Linus,  has  urged Nigerians to support conservation efforts to protect Nigeria’s remaining wild animals. According to her, this will...

Women less likely to die from COVID-19 than men in Africa – WHO

Women account for a slightly smaller proportion of COVID-19 infections and deaths compared with men, a preliminary analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

World’s first boat made from recycled plastic starts sailing in Kenya

Flipflopi, the world’s first boat made from recycled plastic, on Thursday, March 4, 2021 started sailing around Lake Victoria in Western Kenya to spread...

Insurgency worsening desert encroachment in Borno, says official

The Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Environment, Alhaji Mohammed Dankoli, has said that the lingering insurgency in the sub-region had worsened desertification...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...