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Monthly Archives: May, 2021

1.5°C could be reached in next five years – WMO

There is about a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5°C in at least one of the next five years...

Jos new master plan still before Plateau assembly – Official

Plateau State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Alhaji Dayyabu Garga, says the bill for the implementation of the Greater Jos Master Plan...

Govt describes 2012 flood as nation’s worst

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has described the 2012 flood as the worst incident which affected over seven million...

Biosafety agency trains staff on GMO safety

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) on Monday, May 31, 2021 organised biosafety regulations training for members of its staff to increase their proficiencies,...

WHO to scale up programmes to help people quit tobacco use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Mulombo, says the world body is set to scale-up programmes in 22 countries to help...

Second-hand smoke responsible for non-communicable diseases – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco is a leading preventable risk factor for non-communicable...

LDCs list expectations for May-June climate talks, G7 Summit

Delegates from around the world are meeting virtually over the next three weeks for the UN Climate Change Conference, to advance work on addressing...

COP26: Progress urged as May-June climate change conference opens

Against the backdrop of a new international warning that the world is dangerously close to exceeding the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise at...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...