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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: 79 People Hospitalised

The provincial department of emergency management say that the eight of the patients being hospitalized currently experience symptoms like dizziness and vomiting.

Female LAWMA Cleaners Awarded For Community Service

The Managing Director of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr. Ola Oresanya, also spoke of the female street sweepers in glowing terms, stating how importance their service is to the environment.

Kogi Govt Warns Against Waste Dumping In Water Channels

The commissioner led a team to Ganaja Junction to Dunamis Church Junction project, Second 200 Housing Estate, SUBEB of Children Amusement park areas, and other areas were drainages were being reconstructed.

Flood Alert: Kaduna Govt Warns Residents

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Environment, Ibrahim Husseini, adviced person residing in flood-prone areas like the River Kaduna, to move to other safer places in the state.

Pay N5b Damages or Face Litigation – Ondo Community Tells Chevron

The community through its lawyer, Ige Asemudara, say they will sue on grounds of negligence, saying they had made repeated attempts in the past to communicate with the oil company regarding their concerns, all to no avail.

Adamawa Flood Leaves 7 Dead

Garki gave the name of the affected areas as: Runde-Baru, Wuro-Jabbe, Damilu, Yolde-Pate, Bachure, Kofare and Jambutu.

Oil Spill: “Clean Up Niger Delta” – Fishermen Tell ExxonMobil

“It is their duty to compensate fishermen so that we have something to depend on, before the water can be restored again and the fish come back. “This is rainy season that we are supposed to catch fish but we are at home due to oil spill from ExxonMobil facilities," Ekong said.

Accelerate Clean-Up Of Polluted Sites – Soil Scientists Advise FG

“Government should ascent to the fertiliser bill already passed by the National Assembly to protect the farmers from exploitation, abuse and to save our soils, crops and citizens from health risks and hazards,” the communique read.

Lagos Commence Demolition Of Illegal Structures, Evacuation Of Refuse

This follows an Executive Order for enforcement of law and order regarding traffic and sanitation matters, which was signed by the Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu close to two months ago
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