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Lion kills university zoo attendant while being fed

A veterinary technologist with the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Mr Olawuyi Olarewaju, has been killed by a lion. It was learnt that Olarewaju,...

Delta approves N15.7bn for Warri, Effurun flood control

The Delta State Government has announced the approval of N15.7 billion for the construction of Phase III flood control measures in Warri, Effurun and...

Nairobi gas explosion: Group underscores hazards of fossil fuels

Concerns have trailed of the gas explosion tragedy that has claimed the lives of three people and injured at least 270 others in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The...

Over 40 trapped, eight dead in China landslide

No fewer than 40 people have been buried in a landslide in the south-western Chinese Province of Yunnan and eight bodies were recovered by...

Disaster management: Group urges govts to reform emergency agencies

Women For Peace and Gender Equality Initiative (WOPEGEE), a non-governmental orgnisation (NGO), on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, appealed to the federal and state governments...

Disaster: NEMA, UNDP partner on risk reduction strategies

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are to develop a national disaster risk reduction strategy and action...

COP28: Norway bolsters Africa’s climate defenses with $6.5m disaster financing pledge to AfDB

Norway has announced a financial commitment of 70 million Norwegian Krone ($6.5 million) for an African Development Bank (AfDB) Group programme to boost Africa’s...

COP28: UK commits £7.4m additional funding to AfDB’s Disaster Risk Financing Programme

The United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has announced nearly $10 million in additional funding to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) programme assisting...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

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