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Waste Management

We disposed 17,440 tonnes of waste in 2017, says Jigawa EPA

The Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency (JISEPA) says it collected and disposed 17,440 tonnes of waste across the 26 Local Government Areas of the...

Lagos arrests cart pushers, residents for dumping waste on road medians, canals

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 arrested a total of 24 persons including cart pushers, street traders and some residents for...

Government reduces poverty through waste-to-wealth programme

The Federal Government on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 said it would intensify efforts to ensure its “waste-to-wealth” programme alleviates poverty in the country. Mr Abayomi...

Group wants government to establish electronics recycling plants

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Society for the Promotion of People’s Rights, has called on the Federal Government to set up special recycling plants...

Heaps of refuse will disappear ‘in a couple of weeks’ – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday, January 20, 2018 assured residents that waste deposited on major highways and streets around the state...

New EU ‘urban mining’ tools map e-waste, scrap vehicles, mine waste

Standardised, consolidated data helps to identify recovery potential of secondary raw materials worth billions of euros wasted annually in the EU region Expert organisations have...

Lagos urged to rid streets, highways of refuse

An environmentalist, Mr John Ekoko, on Friday, January 19, 2018 urged the Lagos State Government to rid the streets of Lagos and highways of...

Gombe residents warned against dumping refuse in drains, waterways

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has called on the people of the state to refrain from dumping refuse in drainage channels and waterways...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees in 2022 to check deforestation. This was made known in Lagos...
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UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a "HeForShe" Network, a campaign platform for men and boys to...

NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, says his predecessor, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees...

UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

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