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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Flooding: Why Lagos Must Revisit Lekki Corridor Master Plan – Expert

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A former Chairman, Nigeria Environment Society (NES), Lagos Island Chapter, Mr Victor Emevbore, has said that the state government would reduce perennial flooding in the state by revisiting the abandoned Lekki Corridor master plan. He said that flooding in Lekki and environs would have been effectively curtailed if the state had fully implemented the master plan. “There is no way you build on non-monitored...

Formulate National Policy On Waste Management – Stakeholders Task FG

Some environmental experts in the North East geopolitical zone have called on the Federal Government to formulate a National Policy on Waste Management. The stakeholders said that the policy would not only ensure a clean environment but could also ensure that wastes taken off the streets becomes a money spinner through recycling or conversion to organic fertiliser. According to them, however,...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Your Safety As You Use Your Generator

By Funmi Obisesan Electricity is no doubt a very essential necessity in modern life. For artisans and small business owners like barbers, hairdressers and so on, regular electricity supply is actually an important tool required for the smooth running of their businesses. In the same vein, religious organisations rely on the supply of electricity for a comfortable atmosphere during their services. The...

Buhari Set To Launch ‘Clean Nigeria Campaign’

“But the problem is that we still have 47million people that are practicing open defecation and Nigeria has been moving up the ladder since 2012 from being number four or five in the world to now of having the ranking of number two.

Edo Govt Partners NGOs For ‘Operation Clean Up Edo Project’

“We want the volunteers to go into flood prone areas, carry out sensitisation and work with heads of communities to clear drains, so that the flooding problems will be ameliorated and people can enjoy their lives during the rainy season,’’ Oni-Okpaku said.

LASBCA Demolishes 30 Distressed Buildings in Lagos Island

While calling on the professional bodies in the said area to make sure their associations were registered by the government, he also called on residents and all key players to help the Lagos state government in achieving its target of a safer Lagos, by notifying the appropriate authorities whenever they sighted any improper structure or dilapidated building within their environs.

Kogi Govt Tasks Residents On Air Pollution

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Yahaya cried over the state of air pollution in the state, stating that inhaling polluted air possessing serious health dangers like lung cancer and others.

NESREA To Check Air Pollution In Nigeria

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“If we don’t enforce laws to bring down the rate at which the air is being polluted and encourage tree planting in the country, we will be in serious danger of not getting quality air for living,’’

Chevron says Ojumole Well 1 fire has been put out

Fire at Oju-Imole oil well owned by Chevron
Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) says it has put out the fire that engulfed its Ojumole Well No 1 located at Ugbo Kingdom, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State. The company, operator of the NNPC and CNL Joint Venture, stated this in a statement in Warri on Monday. The fire commenced on April 18, 2019. According to the statement signed by the...

OAU says water from polluted dam now safe

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has assured members of the university community and other stakeholders of the safety of water from its Opa dam. According to a Monday statement from the institution’s Registrar, Mrs. M.I. Omosule, suspected land grabbers polluted the dam with chemicals, leading to the death of several fishes and other aquatic animals. She disclosed that the...
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