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Photos: FUPRE students unveil self-built, energy-efficient car

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Students of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) in Delta State, recently built an energy-efficient car, which has been christened “Delta Cruz”. Last Thursday, at the university campus, they embarked on a demonstration of their self-built vehicle in readiness for the 2015 Shell Eco-marathon competition in South Africa, in October.                 ...

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Photos: Opening of FUTA climate change workshop

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At the instance of the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science as well as the West Africa Science Service Centre and Adaptive Land-use (WASCAL) Graduate Research Programme on the West African Climate System (GRP-WACS) of the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, a week-long training workshop on climate change formally opened on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The conference, which has ...

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Photos: Protest at World Forestry Congress in Durban

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As the World Forestry Congress begins on Monday September 7, 2015 in Durban, Greenpeace calls on the delegates to take action to protect the Congo Basin Forest. Governments and corporations must back up their words with action to achieve ambitious global targets to combat deforestation, the group insists. Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo delivers a keynote address and activists ...

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Photos: President Buhari administers polio vaccine

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday administered Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) on some children in his country home, Daura, Katsina State. The event, which took place at the residence of the president, was part of the campaign to wipe out the virus from the country by 2017. Mr President was assisted by Katsina State Gov. Aminu Masari and the Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of ...

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Beyond endurance: Pictures telling Uganda’s water story

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Stories of water harvesting, pollution, scarcity and misuse among others are not new in developing countries. And in Uganda and several other countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR), where UNICEF estimates that about 157 million people are not connected to a clean and safe water distribution system, and thus need to use external water sources, stories of this ...

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Photos: RUWES empowers rural women on clean energy

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The maiden edition of the Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES) capacity enhancement workshop with the theme: “Practical Entrepreneurship and Financial Management Skill Training” commenced in Abuja on Tuesday, August 25 2015 to be rounded up Friday, August 28, 2015. The forum has been described as a very important and laudable step in educating and providing clean, accessible energy solutions to ...

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Photo: Osinbajo, others receive Ban Ki-moon

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Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Monday August 24, 2015 hosted visiting UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, in dialogue on Democracy, Development, Climate Change and Countering Violent Extremism. The forum was attended by dignitaries.

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Photos: Buhari welcomes Ban Ki-moon to State House

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President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes the United Nation’s Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, on Monday, August 24, 2015.                                              

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Photos: Adopting an anti-corruption strategy

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The nation’s Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 converged on Abuja for daylong meeting to review the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) and adopt a Draft National Anti-Corruption Strategy.                    

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Photos: Presidential spokesmen meet online publishers

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Image makers in the Presidency on Thursday in Abuja had dinner with officials of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP). The  meeting held at the corporate head offices of Premium Times Limited at Wuse 2. The gathering offered both parties the opprtunity to interact and share ideas towards moving the nation forward. The Presidential spokesmen were: Senior Special Assistant to ...

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