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Radio Report: Nigeria develops gender sensitive water curriculum

A curriculum that will ensure an increase in the participation of women in the delivery of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in the country is underway. Executive Director, National Water Resources Institute in Kaduna, Dr Emmanuel Adanu, made this known during an online advocacy meeting tagged “Water and Climate Change: Women’s Coping Strategies in West Africa” organised by the Abuja ...

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Radio Report: Observing 2020 ozone layer preservation day

Ozone Layer

The United Nations General Assembly designated September 16 as World Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the 1987 signing of the Montreal Protocol on phasing out substances that deplete the ozone. Ozone layer depletion Ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the earth from the harmful portion of the sun’s rays, thus helping to preserve life on ...

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Radio Report: Young environmentalists demand synergy with govt to reposition sector

Enterpreneours

Young Nigerians who are involved in different areas of environmental protection and sustainability say the state of the environment should be a key factor in determining government’s delivery of Dividends of Democracy to the people. Young enterpreneours While speaking on Nigeria’s Democracy Day Celebration on Friday, June 12, 2020, the youngsters also called for synergy with relevant government ministries, departments ...

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Radio Report: 2019 and environment in retrospect

As Nigerians cross over to the New Year, stakeholders in the environment sector say better days are still ahead for the environment if the attention given to the sector by the Federal Government in the outgoing year is anything to go by. Correspondent Innocent Onoh looks at inherent sustainable development-related challenges in the outgoing year and sought the opinion of ...

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Radio Report: Lagos re-launches ‘one-house-one-tree campaign’

Radio Report: Lagos re-launches ‘one-house-one-tree campaign’

The Lagos State Government has re-launched its “one-house-one-tree campaign” in line with its agenda to mitigate impacts of climate change, improve the aesthetics of the physical environment and enhance the health and well-being of Lagosians. Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, who announced this at the celebration of the state’s annual Tree Planting Day, urged residents to support the current campaign to ...

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Radio Report: Government’s E-waste intervention

Nigeria will in the next two years build an electronic waste or E-waste recycling system to serve as model for E-waste management in Africa and the world at large. This follows the inception of Federal Government’s Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) programme which, among others, mandates manufacturers and importers to be responsible for the management of wastes from their products. At ...

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Radio Report: Experts urge cleaner Lagos on World Environment Day

As the 2019 World Environment Day is celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, experts want the Lagos State Government to adopt healthier energy and transportation systems, effective waste management and greening of the landscape, as practical solutions to the worsening air pollution in the state. Their call is contained in this special report on the theme of this year’s world environment day ...

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Radio Report: ‘Clean Nigeria’ and curbing open defecation

Open defecation in Lagos

President Mohammadu Buhari will soon launch an initiative known as “Clean Nigeria” to accelerate efforts towards actualising national roadmap to end open defecation by year 2025. Announcing this at a forum in Lagos was the Minister of Water Resources, Mr, Suilaman Adamu, who called on all Nigerians to embrace sound sanitation and hygiene to protect public health. Correspondent, Innocent Onoh, ...

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Radio Report: Lagos building collapse public hearing

Amidst public outcry over the recurring incidents of building collapse in the country, federal and state governments have been called to urgently come up with and implement policies mandating the engagement of relevant experts in all stages of construction. This was part of recommendations by at least 10 different professional bodies, during a public hearing on the collapsed three-storey building ...

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Radio Report: Lagos environment at Yuletide

Lagos residents are not happy over what they termed “failure of waste management authorities in the state to live up to their responsibility” thereby resulting in them celebrating the Yuletide season in a filthy environment. Correspondent Innocent Onoh captured their mood in parts of the metropolis.

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