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Monthly Archives: March, 2021

COVID-19: Face masks represent new category of plastic pollution

The prevalence of discarded single-use face masks and other personal protective equipment in the environment may exacerbate the already-existing plastic pollution problem COVID-19 pandemic has...

Banks have poured $3.8tr into fossil fuels since Paris Agreement, says report

In the five years since the Paris Agreement was adopted, 60 of the world’s largest banks have pumped over $3.8 trillion into the fossil...

Rainfall: Agency gives early warning to avert flooding

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHSA) has advised states, local governments and individuals to take early precautionary measures to avoid flooding this rainy season. Mr...

Lagos unveils plan for Kosofe Model City

The Lagos State government on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 unveiled plans to build a Model City in Kosofe area of the state. Dr Idris Salako,...

SDG interventions and healthcare delivery in Adamawa

Adamawa in the North East zone of Nigeria has 21 local government areas with an estimated population of about four million being served by...

Food security: Rep urges govt to address desert encroachment

Rep Munir Danagundi, Chairman, House Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, has called on the Federal Government to address desert encroachment and aridity in...

Open defecation: Nigeria loses $3bn annually to poor sanitation – Senator

Sen. Clifford Ordia (PDP-Edo) says Nigeria loses over $3 billion annually due to poor sanitation, partly caused by scourging effect of open defecation. Ordia stated...

WHO urges intensified campaign on safety of COVID-19 vaccine

World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged the media to intensify campaign against misconception by residents on COVID-19 vaccine. The Immunisation Officer of WHO in Kaduna...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban all substances that are not ozone-friendly in accordance with the...
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EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU)...

COP27 to open a day earlier than initially scheduled

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban...

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions,...