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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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.

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...

Okomu Oil’s ambition is to be recognised as benchmark for HSE in agric sector – MD

Okomu Oil
The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Dr Graham Hefer, says that the organisation’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment has rubbed off positively on staff and visitors to the company. He said this at an event to commemorate the company’s HSE Week with the theme: “My HSE Culture: Be aware, be safe.” The event held at the company’s headquarters in...

“Generator use is a time bomb on the environment” – NESREA

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has described increased usage of generators as a time bomb on the environment. The Gombe State Coordinator, NESREA, Mr David Wuaye, stated this in an interview on Wednesday. According to him, use of generators pollute the atmosphere and is a source of noise pollution across the nation. He noted that many Nigerians were...

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...

Waste: Why Ikpeazu declared state of emergency in Abia

Okezie Ikpeazu
In response to increasing waste management challenges, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared a state of emergency on environmental sanitation in the state.

Man raises alarm over open manholes on Bode Thomas

A man, Afeez Ramon, has urged the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration to address the menace of open manholes scattered across the popular Bode Thomas Road, Surulere in Lagos. A manhole is usually an opening to a confined space such as a shaft, utility vault, or large vessel and is often used as an access point for an underground public utility,...

Ojumole: “Negligence of Chevron led to the fire incident” – Ondo Assembly reacts

Fire at Oju-Imole oil well owned by Chevron
The Ondo State House of Assembly has threatened to take drastic actions against the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) if it failed to appear before the House to answer questions on the fire incident at its Ojumole Oil Well in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. Speaker of the House, Bamidele Oleyelogun issued the warning on Thursday, May 9. He...

Kwara: Embrace culture of proper disposal of refuse – Environment ministry urges residents

The Kwara State Ministry of Environment and Forestry  has advised residents to embrace the culture of proper refuse disposal to keep the environment neat and safe. Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Amasa Al-Amin gave the advice in the state capital, Ilorin on Friday. Al-Amin berated the elite for setting a bad example, saying members of the higher class in the...

How Abia Can Overcome Building Collapse – Experts

Abia building collapse
Investigation of previous incidents and punishment of those responsible would help Abia State overcome the challenges of incessant building collapse, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have said. The Abia State chapters of the NIA and ARCON said this in Aba on Saturday, during a fact-finding to sites of recent collapsed buildings in...