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Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration alongside Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa, Dakar, Ekurhuleni, Freetown, Johannesburg, Nairobi,...

Lagos charges residents to obey air quality guidelines

The Lagos State Government has urged residents to obey the guidelines and policies in place for improved air quality in the state. Commissioner for Health,...

Air pollution responsible for 180,000 excess deaths in tropical cities – Study

A study published on Friday, April 8, 2022, in Science Advances, has revealed rapid degradation in air quality and increases in urban exposure to air...

World Health Day: Billions of people still breathe unhealthy air – WHO

Almost the entire global population (99%) breathes air that exceeds World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality limits and threatens their health. A record number of...

Most EU city dwellers still live with high pollution levels

In spite improvements in air quality, most people in Europe’s population centres continue to be exposed to air pollution that is harmful to health. Ninety-six...

Residents worry over gas leakage in Yenagoa

Residents of Azikoro and nearby settlements in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, expressed concerns over poor air...

No country met air quality standards in 2021 – WHO

A survey of pollution data in 6,475 cities on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, showed that no country met the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) air...

UK grants £11.6m to local authorities to tackle air pollution

Local authorities across England have been granted more than £11 million in government funding to deliver projects to improve air quality. The money, from the...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...