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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

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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

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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

portable 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

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Radio Report: Chief of Air Staff advises new officers to love their country

Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has advised newly commissioned officers of the State Security Service to always love their country and bring new ideas in intelligence gathering, required to overcome contemporary security  challenges in the country. He spoke recently during the passing out parade of Cadet Officers  at the State Security Services Academy in Ojo, Lagos. Correspondent ...

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Radio report: BOI to provide financial support to youths

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In support of Federal Government’s efforts towards addressing youth unemployment, the Bank of Industry (BOI) is to provide financial support to one million Nigerian youths with innovative business ideas, to help them become entrepreneurs instead of job seekers.   At a news briefing in Lagos, the Acting Managing Director of BOI, Waheed Olagunji, said that under the initiative known as ...

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Radio Report: Implications of sand mining in Lagos

lagos sand mining

The building industry is one sector that has created huge opportunities for both the skilled and unskilled in Lagos to earn a living. But this, no doubt, has led to increase in sand mining activities in parts of the state, with attendant environmental and economic consequences. Against this backdrop, correspondent Innocent Onoh takes a look at sand mining and its ...

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