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No fatalities after Taiwan rattled by 6.1 magnitude quake

No fatalities have yet been reported after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan’s eastern coast on Monday, May 9, 2022, according to the Central...

Over 199,000 people may die if magnitude 9 earthquake strikes Japan – Reports

The Japanese government’s Central Disaster Management Council has predicted that a powerful earthquake may kill up to 199,000 people in the north and northeast...

Earthquake: UN, partners launch $187m support for Haiti

The UN and partners on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 launched a $187.3 million appeal to support half a million people affected by the deadly...

Oil exploration can cause tremors, quakes, scientists warn

Following recent earth tremors in some parts of the country, some scientists have warned that earthquakes can be triggered by oil and gas exploration,...

Bayelsa, Rivers residents relive tremor experiences

Bayelsa and River state have also had their fair share of the earth tremor menace, which is increasingly giving the nation a cause for...

Devastating quakes loom in Lagos, Bayelsa, Oyo, others – Experts

Six states have been named as possible sites for devastating earthquakes before 2020. They are Lagos, Bayelsa, Oyo, Rivers, Cross River and Delta. However, Kaduna...

Earth tremors shake Kaduna, many displaced

Many residents of Sambang Dagi in Jaba Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State have been displaced as a result of earth tremors felt...

Images: Devastating quake rattles central Italy

The Italian Civil Protection agency has described Wednesday’s devastating earthquake that hit near Perrugia as a “severe” seismic event. At least 120 people were killed after...

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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...