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Sunday, August 18, 2019

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.

Flood: Stakeholders Agitate Tougher Sanctions For Indiscriminate Waste Disposal

The stakeholders advised the government to implement laws that will restore and conserve degraded wet-lands and flood plains in the state.

“Plastic waste is constituting a major challenge to the environment”, Sanwo-Olu laments

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged industrial firms in the state to pay more attention to environmental sustainability by reducing their use of plastic. Sanwo-Olu stated this at an Environment Forum themed, ‘The Earth, Our Business, Our Future’ in Lagos on Wednesday, July 3. The governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, noted that plastic...

Environmental Expert Task FG On Building Codes, Flood

He called on Nigerians to desist from building along waterways and clogging drainage by dumping refuse indiscriminately. “I am urging Nigerians to avoid actions that could impede free and easy passage of water through its natural courses to avert devastating flood disasters,’’ he said.

Anambra Flood Claims 300 Houses, Renders 2000 Homeless

“Since the commencement of this year’s rainy reason, it has been destruction galore in Okpoko. Nobody is spared anytime it rains.

Heritage Energy confirms fire outbreak at Trans Forcados Pipeline spill site

Trans Forcados Pipeline
Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited has confirmed a fire outbreak at a spill site along its Trans Forcados Pipeline within the Chanomi Creeks in Yeye community of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta. The company confirmed the fire incident in a Monday, May 20 statement signed by its General Manager Community Relations, Mr Sylvester Okoh. Okoh said that the fire started...

Why Lagos govt must invest in waste management infrastructure – Expert

waste management
An environmental expert, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called on the Lagos State Government to invest more in infrastructure to tackle waste management challenges in the state. According to him, investment in waste management infrastructure and sensitisation would help in promoting a sustainable environment in the state. He said, “Government should invest more in waste management infrastructure in the state; the population...

Kano Employs 4,902 Sanitary Inspectors

The Senior Special Assistant, Sanitation, Alhaji Jafaru Ahmed-Gwarzo, has revealed the Kano state government has employed 4902 Sanitary workers. The SSA revealed this on Tuesday in Kano while speaking to pressmen.

Chinese Building Expert Advises FG On Building Collapse

One of the reasons, he says, is the use of inferior building materials by contractors.

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...
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