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Environmentalist advocates law to halt land reclamation in coastal communities

Government at all levels should rather focus on promulgating a law that will put an end to the reclamation of land across coastline communities...

Awoye community fisherfolks lament loss of livelihood as Ororo fire rages

Fisherfolks in Awoye, Ondo State, have lamented the continuous burning of Ororo Well for over three years without attention from the government, which has...

Govt commences solar power project in Makoko community

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has begun installation of decentralised Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Makoko area of Lagos State, to bridge energy supply...

Makoko residents kick against alleged Lagos govt’s plan to evict them

Residents of Makoko, an informal fishing community located across the Third Mainland Bridge on the coast of mainland Lagos in Yaba Local Government Area,...

Displacement: HOMEF asks Lagos to halt Makoko waterfront dredging

Makoko has been described as an important fishing community located in Yaba Local Government Area of Lagos State, overlooking the Third Mainland Bridge. The community...

Makoko claims no easy victories

    Makoko is a metaphor for resilience in the face of enormous pressures. This community floating on the waters of the Lagos Lagoon is resilient...

Lagos Floating School project nominated for award

A prototype floating school in Lagos has been nominated for the Designs of the Year prize 2014. The Floating School in Makoko, a poverty-stricken coastal...

Secret of healthy living at Makoko

One thing I have noticed during my visits to Makoko in Lagos is that the people are ever smiling, lively and vibrant; and they...

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GreenWaka, carbon literacy project collaborate to accelerate Nigeria’s just transition

In an attempt to assist Nigeria in realising its just-transition goal, the GreenWaka and Carbon Literacy Project (CLP) have...
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Why govt should put on hold resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland – Groups

Concerned about what it considers as the neglect of key issues around ecological and social justice amid plans to...

SADC leaders launch $5.5bn appeal for drought, flood relief

Southern African leaders launched a $5.5 billion humanitarian appeal on Saturday, May 18, 2024, to assist over 61 million...

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Why govt should put on hold resumption of oil exploration in Ogoniland – Groups

Concerned about what it considers as the neglect of...
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