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Radio Report: Tourism as panacea to accelerated development

Ndubuisi Nwokoma

Governments in the country have been urged to promote their tourism sector in order to accelerate youth employment, increase revenue from agriculture, and enrich rural farmers, among other benefits. A professor of Economics, Ndubuisi Nwokoma, gave the recommendation in Lagos while presenting the Africa’s Economic Development Report for 2017, by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD. Correspondent ...

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Radio Report: Anxiety as flood overruns Lagos

lagos flood

After nearly one week of continuous rainfall in Lagos, and going by predictions that the rains may continue for another two weeks, there has been panic among Lagos residents that a widespread flood disaster May be imminent in the state. The signs are already obvious in places like Victoria Island and Lekki, among others. Correspondent Innocent Onoh went to town ...

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Radio Report: Experiencing the Apapa gridlock in Lagos

Apapa gridlock

Gridlock, caused by the invasion by petrol tankers and trucks of the Apapa Road and other link roads, which are in a state of disrepair, paralysed movement in Lagos on Friday, June 16, 2017 with commuters spending long, productive hours in an unusual traffic snarl, which forced others to resort to trekking unhealthy distances to get to their duty posts. ...

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Radio Report: Nigerians urged to support government climate action

President Muhammadu Buhari

Wealthy Nigerians have been called upon to support the Federal Government in implementing the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) towards executing the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Babajide Alo, who made the call during an interactive session with some environment journalists in Lagos, said Nigerians should be thankful to the present government ...

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Radio Report: Electricity from solar energy to feed national grid

power

One hundred megawatts of electricity generated from renewable energy sources are to be connected to the National Grid within the next five years. Director General of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr. Eli Jidere Bala, stated this in Calabar, at the opening of a two-day workshop for commencement of the project. Shindong Bala was there and now reports. 

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Radio Report: Living close to nature means better health

lagos

Nigerians living in cities have been urged to develop the habit of spending their vacations in rural communities across the country to be close to nature and enjoy better health. The Head of Department, Zoology and Environmental Biology, Lagos State University, Dr. Abiodun Denloye, made call at an event by the Lagos Office of Federal Ministry of Environment to commemorate this ...

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Radio Report: Maternal and child health in Kaduna

Maternal health

Stakeholders in health sector in Kaduna State have frowned at the non-release of funds to aid agencies and the College of Nursing and Midwifery in Kafanchan for the first quarter of this year. During a one-day forum organised by the Kaduna State Maternal New Born and Child Accountability Mechanism in conjunction with Community Health Research and Reform Initiative, participants said ...

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Radio Report: Government urged to expedite action on Disaster Risk Reduction policy

Umaru Tanko Al-makura

Experts on environmental issues have urged the Federal Government to expedite action for immediate implementation of a policy on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). They spoke at a Validation Workshop in Keffi, Nasarwa State, organised by the National Emergency Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Shindong Bala was there and now reports.  

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Radio Report: Lagos residents decry high cost of water

potable water

 Some residents in Lagos want the state government to make portable water accessible to all to address the high cost of buying the commodity and to  check the spread of water borne diseases. They made the call while speaking with correspondent Innocent Onoh on the occasion of this year’s World Water Day Celebration with theme: “Wasted Water”.

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Radio Report: Mixed feelings as new infrastructure brings succour to Aboru community

aboru road

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