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Yearly Archives: 2021

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...

New Zealand, Australian PMs discuss trade, climate change, COVID-19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met with her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting on Monday, May 31,...

Council pledges effective implementation of plant variety protection law

The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) on Monday, May 31, 2021 expressed commitment towards effective implementation of the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) law. Director-General of...

1.2m non-smokers die from exposure to tobacco smoke yearly – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says no fewer than 1.2 million people die annually due to exposure...

GMO foods may cause toxic effects, says physician

Lead Physician, Trauma Centre, Gwagwalada, Dr Femi Onasanya, has said that the results of most studies with Genetically Modified (GMO) foods indicate that they may...

UN chief calls for global partnership to end COVID-19, climate change

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has called for a global partnership to end COVID-19 pandemic and address climate change, so as to achieve the Sustainable...

NDC: Nigeria updates emission inventory from three to 11 gases

Nigeria has updated its emission inventory from three gases to now cover 11. The nation’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) covered emissions for Carbon dioxide...

Lagos horticulturists to plant 5m trees within three years

The Association of Landscape Horticulturists in Lagos has said that it will plant no fewer that five million trees in the state within the...

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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...