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COVID-19: No death from Omicron variant yet in Nigeria, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) says no person in Nigeria has died of COVID-19 with the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, the Omicron variant,...

Govt approves National Biosecurity Policy for Nigeria

In what looks like a demonstration of its commitment to the protection of the environment, human health and socio-economic development of Nigeria, the Federal...

The trophies of smoking – gone with a puff!

The atmosphere was dense. This was not the first time I was visiting T-Jay at the hospital, in fact, it had become a daily...

Govt urged to provide potable water in Ogoniland

A non-governmental organisation, the Ogoni Liberation Initiative, has appealed to the Federal Government to provide potable water to Ogoniland. The President of the group, Dr....

LAWMA partners West Africa ENRG to cleanup Lagos-Badagry Expressway

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has partnered West Africa ENRG, an environmental services company, to cleanup the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. A statement on Thursday, December...

Omicron infections confirmed in 22 African nations

Data from the African Union (AU) on Thursday, December 23, 2021 shows that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly across the...

Omicron: How to accelerate vaccine coverage for poor countries, by experts

Omicron’s rapid and relentless advance across continents proves once again that a global pandemic requires a global plan of attack. Most low-income countries have...

Ignoring COVID-19 will just perpetuate it, WHO warns

As many friends and families consider whether to celebrate Christmas together, World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a reminder on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, that...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...