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Radio Report: Independence Day and environmental challenges

Nigeria marks its independence on Monday, October 1, 2018 in the face of some environmental disasters especially flooding which has become a yearly occurrence, threatening lives, property and sources of livelihoods. Incidentally, as at independence in 1960, the country was considered as among the safest abodes on earth, as there were no record-breaking environmental disasters whether man-made or natural. In this ...

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Radio Report: Nigeria can access global facility to address ecological issues, says GEF

GEF Assembly Vietnam

Nigeria can attract more global funding to tackle the array of environmental disasters affecting different parts of the country by keying into the five focal areas of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the body in charge of all donor funds for addressing pressing environmental issues. This was the submission of senior officials of the GEF while interacting with fellows of ...

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Radio Report: Government empowers MSMEs with solar energy

Hajia Aisha Abubakar

The Federal Government remains strongly committed towards supporting initiatives that promote mass use of clean and renewable power solutions especially among Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) for sustainable economic growth. Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment Hajia Aisha Abubakar, stressed the point in Lagos at the inauguration of an off-grid national solar power solutions for empowering MSMEs in ...

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Radio Report: Open defecation in Lagos

Open defecation in Lagos

Despite adopting a new waste management system known as the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, many areas in the Lagos metropolis remain an eyesore, with all manners of wastes, particularly discarded empty bottles, sachets and human wastes, littering the landscape as well as blocking drainage channels; even as heaps of refuse dot the landscape. While concerned residents expect the drivers of the new waste ...

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Radio Report: Lagosians want answers to weather challenges on World Meterological Day

World Meterological Day

With the observance of the World Meterological Day on March 23, 2018, governments, relevant agencies and  institutions in at least 191 member nations, including Nigeria, are expected to host different activities such as seminars, symposia, meetings, road walks and others, aimed at finding solutions to world’s contemporary weather and climatic challenges. In the spirit of the celebration, Lagos residents are ...

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Radio Report: Olusosun: Controlling fires from refuse dumpsites

Olusosun dumpsite

The Lagos State Government says it is working towards proactively preventing and controlling fire incidents due to ignition from refuse dumpsites. The Special Adviser to the Governor on the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, Mr. Adebola Shabi. gave the assurance following a fire outbreak in the evening of Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Olososun dumpsite, Ojota, which enveloped communities around the ...

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Radio Report: Government urged to prioritise real estate to actualise mass housing

estate

Governments in Nigeria and Africa in general have been urged to prioritise real estate in their agenda in order to achieve the  goal of mass and affordable housing. This was the consensus of over 350 real estate practitioners from across the globe who are participants at a regional conference in Lagos, aimed at strengthening public and private partnership towards developing the ...

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Radio Report: Transparency, accountability in oil sector

Ibe Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, says the expectation of President Mohammadu Buhari to entrench transparent and accountability in the country’s oil and gas industry has been achieved. Dr. Kachikwu  made the submission at the National Credit Managers Conference in Lagos which was organised by the Institute of Credit Administration. Correspondent, Innocent Onoh, was there and now ...

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Radio Report: Group seeks compensation for casual worker

Professor Maurice Fangnon

A non-governmental organisation, Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and Democracy in Africa,  is planning to sue the Federal Government over the case of a 28-year-old-man who lost his right hand while working for an Indian firm in Lagos and was reportedly denied compensation because he was a casual worker. Speaking through its secretary, Professor Maurice Fangnon, the NGO blamed ...

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Radio Report: How Lagos can address flood-induced epidemics

Flood-in-Lagos

Lagos residents want government in the state to put mechanism in place for checking and managing flood-induced epidemics, as the rain gets to its peak. Their submission was captured in this report by correspondent Innocent Onoh on the flood update in Lagos. His report:

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