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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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Radio Report: Borehole and emerging threat of earth tremors

Drilling borehole

It is common knowledge that the inability of governments to maintain as well as expand water infrastructures built around independence some 58 years ago a contributory factor to the proliferation of boreholes across the country, as people make desperate efforts to provide water for themselves. But, with recent cases of earth tremor in Abuja, which experts say could be the result ...

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Radio Report: Heavy rain in November

The continued heavy rainfall in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, as well as other places in the Southern part of the country, including Lagos, is nothing to worry about. A weather expert, Professor Nasiru Idris, who is the Dean Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nassarawa State University, Keffi, made the clarification while interacting with Correspondent, Innocent Onoh, in Lagos.  

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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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