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Construction suspended on part of North Dakota pipeline

The US government on Friday temporarily blocked construction on part of a North Dakota oil pipeline, an unusual intervention in a prairie battle that...

EU, US demand regulation, labelling of genetically-derived products

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD), a network of 77 EU and US consumer organisations, on Thursday published a new resolution on consumer concerns about new...

Images: US climate envoy, Pershing, in Nigeria

United States Special Envoy for Climate Change, Dr Jonathan Pershing, on Wednesday in Abuja met with Nigerian authorities lead by Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed,...

Ki-moon, Espinosa hail China, US for ratifying Paris Agreement

Visiting the southeastern city of Hangzhou in China on Saturday, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended the leaders of that country and the United...

US, China ratify Paris Agreement

Apart from formally accepting the Paris Agreement, the two countries also announce support for increased action on aviation and refrigerant emissions The ratification on Saturday of...

India, US commit to implement Paris Agreement

India and the United States have reiterated their commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and to boost solar energy and other...

US creates world’s largest marine reserve

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in...

US indigenous groups kick against pipeline erection

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) last week jointly submitted an urgent action communication to four United Nations...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa...
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Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417 houses and properties worth N541.6 million destroyed by flood/windstorm in...

EU commits €70,000 to combat floods in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has provided €70,000 as emergency preparedness to reduce the impact of floods in the country. This...

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Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo,...

Flood, windstorm damage 6,417 houses, N541.6m property in Kano – SEMA

Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed 6,417...