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7th climate summit: Lagos takes stock, celebrates success stories

It’s time for stock-taking at the globally-acclaimed Lagos State Annual International Climate Change Summit, where eggheads will next week look inwards and set an agenda for the future. After a chain of six successful forums that sought to explore the challenges and opportunities of climate change in Lagos in particular and the world in general, organisers of the event are ...

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Making Nigeria climate resilient (2): Clarifying some terminologies

PROF. EMMANUEL OLADIPO

The popular media and the public often confuse a number of concepts and issues related to climate change. I was at a technical review meeting late in 2014 when a “scientist” insisted that climate change is the same as global warming. Despite some clarifications and even protests from many other colleagues, our scientist stood his ground. I kept my cool ...

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Lekan Fadina: Road to Paris 2015 (16)

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I have always emphasised that COP 21 in Paris is not only a platform for negotiation but an opportunity to pursue the road to low carbon economy. Some of the parties, while addressing the reduction of emission, are also planning how to manage and consistently look at the risk adjusted investment into a new fora of sustainability activities and programmes. It is a ...

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Propertymart offers flats, terraces at Cranbel Estate

Impression of Apartment Flats at Cranbel Court

The Nigerian real estate industry is dynamic and clearly a rapidly growing sector currently yielding significant financial benefits for discerning individual investors, developers and institutional investors on a mid to long term basis. In addition, choice of properties and caliber of professionals in the industry are fast expanding. Propertymart Real Estate Investment limited, a leading player in Nigeria’s real estate ...

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Paris 2015: Global consultation on climate and energy upcoming

French President François Hollande

On June 6, beginning at dawn in the Pacific Islands and ending at dusk in the West Coast of the United States, citizens around the world will take part in the largest ever public consultation on climate change and energy. This unique World Wide Views Day is in support of an ambitious new, universal climate change agreement that the nations ...

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Oronto Natei Douglas: The unbroken spirit

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My last meeting with Oronto was barely a week before his passing. He had sent me a text message inviting me over to Abuja to discuss some issues. I had been planning to visit him, anyhow and was curtailed by his tight schedule which I abhorred disrupting. It was a delight to find this open space to see him. After ...

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Nigeria elected vice-chair of Adaptation Fund Board committee

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Nigeria’s international climate diplomacy on Friday in Bonn, Germany received a boost when its representative, Mr Peter Tarfa, emerged vice-chair of the Adaptation Fund Board’s Project and Programme Review Committee (AFB-PPRC). Under the new capacity, Tarfa, who is a deputy director in the Department of Climate Change (DCC) in the Federal Ministry of Environment, will be responsible for evaluating and ...

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2015 World Health Day and Food Safety

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2015 World Health Day and Food Safety

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Prof. Oladipo: Making Nigeria climate-resilient (1)

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“I assure all foreign governments that Nigeria will become a more forceful and constructive player in the global fight against terrorism and in other matters of collective concern, such as the fight against drugs, climate change, financial fraud, communicable diseases and other issues requiring global response” (GMB, 1 April, 2015).   I felt highly gladdened when I listened to the ...

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