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Yearly Archives: 2021

Climate change: Experts, stakeholders reiterate policies towards protecting environment

Experts and stakeholders in Ekiti State have reiterated the need for strong government policies in addressing the increasing changes in the environment towards protecting...

Yakubu dedicates ThisNigeria Award to INEC staff, Youth Corps members

The ThisNigeria newspaper has conferred its inaugural Gold Award in Public Service on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in...

Absence of Counsel stalls hearing in N5.9bn spill compensation suit

The absence of a defendant’s counsel on Monday, December 6, 2021 stalled hearing in a N5.99 billion oil spill compensation suit filed by members...

Italy, UNEP seek to empower rural communities through clean and sustainable energy

Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) Office in Kenya and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Regional Office for Africa jointly launched last week...

Displaced women learn how to turn plastic waste into household products

A reduction and waste recycling organisation, Ecobarter, has trained 20 Internally Displaced Women (IDW) on how to turn plastic waste into valuable household products...

$5m Bezos Earth Fund to protect Africa, South America’s biodiversity hotspots

BirdLife International on behalf of the Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) Partnership on Monday, December 6, 2021, received $5 million from the Bezos Earth Fund...

Review biosafety laws to favour Nigerians, HOMEF charges govt

Considering the Federal Government’s approval for the environmental release and open cultivation of genetically modified crops including “Tela” maize, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF)...

COVID-19: Nigeria to vaccinate 70% citizens by end of 2022

The Federal Government is prepared to vaccinate 70 per cent of the Nigerian population before the end of 2022. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called for re-channelisation and construction of an earth dam for irrigation...
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New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday,...

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as monsoon rains loom

Pakistan braces for worst flooding in decades as heavy monsoon rains may submerge cities and cause rivers to burst...

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Earth dam: ACReSAL makes case for Kwara community

The Agro-Climatic Resilence Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) team has called...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of...