31 C
Lagos, NG
Monday, June 17, 2019

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

Lekki flood
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...

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.

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

air pollution
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

air pollut
“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,’’

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...

Shell assures Rivers community of safety of Adibawa oil fields pipelines

JK 4 pipelines
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has assured residents of Joinkrama 4 (JK 4) community in Ahoada West LGA, Rivers State of the safety of oil pipelines being laid at Adibawa oil fields in the area. Media Relations Officer at SPDC, Mr Bamidele Odugbesan gave the assurance following complaints raised by some community members over excavation works and fitting of...

NGO Slams Environmental Impact Assessment Policy

Mr Taiwo Otitolaye, the Project Coordinator of the NGO further buttressed Egbule’s call for the inclusion of social and human right impact assessment into the nation’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Policy and Legal Framework, saying: “Government at all levels should involve communities in decision and policy making process,’’

Nestle, Recycle Point rid Okun-Ajah community of waste

The cleanup activity was carried out by over 250 of its staff volunteers along with their families.
- Advertisement -