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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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Radio Report: Lagos takles wastewater epidemic

Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Government is seeking the partnership of relevant international organisations and other bodies to control the spread of cholera, diarrhoea and other diseases, through the provision of modern facilities for treating large volumes of waste water generated in the state. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who made this known at a recent summit, blamed frequent disease epidemics in the state ...

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Radio Report: Torrential rain ‘anoints’ Lagos LG election

Lagos flood

The torrential rainfall which started around 5am in most parts of Lagos State did not only take a roll on the local government election in the state, but also has raised panic among residents over looming devastating floods. Correspondent Innocent Onoh reports.  

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Radio Report: Lagosians adopt flood precaution measures

Parents and guardians in Lagos are taking measures to protect their children and wards from likely consequences of looming flood as the rains resume in full force, barely a week after parts of the state suffered severe flood attacks. They said this became imperative now that the children are home for the long vacation. The resumption of the rains has ...

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Radio Report: Lagos marks 10th tree planting campaign

tree planting in lagos

School children stole the show on Friday, July 14, 2017 during the annual tree planting campaign of Lagos State Government held at the premises of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) in Ikoyi, Lagos. During the celebration, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode planted trees around the Broadcasting House, in recognition of the premium the country’s pioneer radio network pays to tree ...

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