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As soot blankets Port Harcourt

The air in parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital city, has been darkened by soot over the past few months, raising a...

Outdoor pollution: Nigeria is world’s sixth deadliest nation

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Nigeria as the sixth deadliest country for outdoor air pollution. The UN agency, which in a recent analysis...

Asia, Western Pacific most polluted regions – WHO

A new WHO air quality model confirms that 92% of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits. Information...

When UNEP’s Erik Solheim visited Côte d’Ivoire

"I've seen Côte d'Ivoire rapidly develop in the last five years. I want to see it continue to build and improve its economy long...

Why Lagos traffic must go slow on the environment

The fumes. The horns. The shouts. Add those to the damaging pressure of vehicles on the built environment and you understand how the vehicle...

Putting a halt to Nigeria’s atrocious gas flaring

Gas flaring is the obnoxious practice of burning natural gas associated with crude oil extraction (or associated gas). To use the words of Joseph...

Air pollution threatens West African cities, scientists warn

European and African scientists in a new research have warned of imminent risks posed by the increasing air pollution that could have negative impact...

SA activists frown at Eskom permission to postpone compliance

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in South Africa on Tuesday announced its decision to approve almost all Eskom’s applications to postpone compliance with...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis...
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Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework Report on Sustainable Development (NIFF), on the sidelines...

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid – UN

The situation for Sudan’s most vulnerable children is so desperate that half of the most severely malnourished youngsters are...

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Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran...

Buhari inaugurates NIFF in New York, restates Nigeria’s commitment to achieving SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Nigeria Integrated National...