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Environmentalist calls for partnership in addressing emerging environmental issues

May 31, 2018

An Lagos-based Environmentalist, Mr Ifeanyi Ochonogor, has called on Nigerians to partner with efforts to address emerging environmental and health problems caused by improper e-waste management. Ochonogor, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of E-Terra Technologies, made the call at a news conference in Lagos on Saturday. According to him, most often, e-waste is […]

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ISPoN President Laments Natural Disasters in Anambra

ISPoN President Laments Natural Disasters in Anambra

October 6, 2016

The President of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba has expressed concern over the high rate of mishaps in Anambra State resulting from fire disaster, building collapses and other natural disasters caused by human factor. Ilodiuba made this statement recently during the opening ceremony of the Anambra State Fire and […]

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LASG seals CWAY

Lagos State Government Seals CWAY, Others Over Public Safety

September 15, 2016

  The Lagos State agencies charged with Quality, Standard and Regulations, made a recent attempt to seal off the premises of CWAY Nigeria Drinking Water Science and Technology Company Limited and Figol Water in various locations in the state. This was to ensure compliance with the State Groundwater Quality Control Regulation and the State Drinking […]

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5 Dirtiest States in Nigeria

July 9, 2016

1. Ekiti state: A recent survey conducted by the Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) ranked Ekiti as the state with the highest number of persons who openly defecate in Nigeria. About 1.8 million residents of the state out of a total population of 2.7 million is believed to engage in the menace. With heaps of waste […]

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World Environment Day: Dirtiest Cities in Nigeria

July 9, 2016

World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated by stakeholders in over 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive […]

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Ogun Building Collapse: ISPON Chairman recommends preventive measures, says collapse is man-made

June 3, 2016

The Chairman Ogun State ISPON Branch, Mr. Gbolahan Ogunmefun has attributed the recently collapsed government building in Ogun state to be majorly man mad, describing it as unfortunate and preventable accident. Mr. Gbolahan said this in a statement released to media recently and as delivered to Safety Record Newspaper on occasion of a four-storey shopping […]

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Save us from gas flaring, Delta communities cry out

March 11, 2016

Oil and gas producing communities in Ndokwa and Ukwuani Local Government Areas of Delta State have appealed to the federal government and the international community to take urgent steps to end the flaring of gas by oil companies operating in their areas within the shortest time possible. The people said they were suffering and dying […]

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Ogun pollution: Environmental racism in Nigeria

February 4, 2016

There can be no picture more vivid or tale more chilling about environmental racism than the one provided by the special report in The PUNCH on the 31st of December 2015 entitled, “Blood, tears in chambers of steel”. It was about the impact of environmental pollution by some steel companies on communities in Ogun State. […]

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“Lassa fever prevention lies majorly on proper environmental hygiene and cleanliness”

February 4, 2016

Damilola Akindejoye is the Chief Executive Officer of Dustitup. She is a female and fast rising entrepreneur, who seeks to make a difference providing environmental hygiene and cleaning services within the corporate circle. Her passion and quality delivery has made her enjoy job referrals. In this brief interview, she lends her voice to the recent […]

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FG to review all environmental laws

February 1, 2016

January 21, 2016 The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to review all environmental laws, Acts that have to do with the nation’s environment. Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed said this on Thursday in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders’ workshop on climate change research agenda organized by the West African Science Service Centre on […]

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