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Automobiles Major Source of Air Pollution – NESREA

  The director-general of National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement        Agency       (NESREA),       Dr       Lawrence       Anukam, has emphasised that despite the benefits accrued to road transportation that automobiles continued to be a major source of air pollution. This he said, increased exponentially due to an increase in the number of cars plying the roads. He disclosed this in Abuja while handing over the National   Vehicular   Emission   Control Programme...

Boy, 7, Steps On Abandoned Well Covered With Sacks, Drowns

  A seven-year-old boy, Godwin Samuel, Orepeju Close in the Akowonjo area of Lagos on Saturday, lost his life after falling into a well. It was gathered that Godwin left his parents’ residence to play on the street. While playing, he reportedly fell into the well at 6 Orepeju Close, off Olasehinde Crescent, Akowonjo, Lagos. It was learnt that at the time of...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire in Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were...

Agency Evacuates 454,450 Tonnes of Waste in Jigawa In 2018

  The Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency (JISEPA) says it collected and disposed 454,450 tonnes of waste across the 26 local government areas of the state in 2018. The Acting Managing Director of the agency, Alhaji Umar Amadu, gave the information during an interview with the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday. The agency successfully collected and disposed 26,420...

Regulating Environmental Pollution for Human Safety

A mother, Sadiya, as fondly called, cried frenziedly on the aisle of a general hospital in her neighbourhood in Abuja as medical personnel worked to announce the autopsy result of her three children that died. Irrespective of pleas to be patient and wait for the result to ascertain the cause of her children’s death, Sadiya continued to curse, blaming the...
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