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Environment

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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Safety Professionals Decry Akwa Ibom Church Building Collapse

January 11, 2017

  Some safety professionals in the country have decried the recent Akwa Ibom church building collapse that left no fewer than 32 persons dead and 37 persons injured. In separate chats with Safety Record Newspaper, President of the Nigerian chapter of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Herbert Nwaka, and Akwa Ibom State Branch Chairman […]

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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 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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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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FG will encourage use of recycled materials – Environment Minister

January 12, 2016

December 16, 2015 Pix Caption: Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed on Tuesday promised to encourage use of recycled materials in the country. Mohammed made the promise at the 9th National Stakeholders Forum tagged: “Environmental Best Practices in Waste Control, Initiative and Innovations” in Abuja. She assured that the […]

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NEMA Urges Safety Consciousness As Dry Season Approaches

November 11, 2015

October 31, 2015 The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday urged Lagos State residents to be safety-conscious and avoid fire outbreak as dry season approaches. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA South-West spokesman, made the call during interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. “The dry season is fast approaching as we are […]

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NESREA cautions against desertification

October 6, 2015

5th September, 2015 The National Environmental Standards Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has warned against illegal felling of trees and desertification in the northeast. Its coordinator in the zone, Abdullahi Bindawa, gave the warning in his office in Gombe in a chat with our correspondent. He said:  “Indiscriminate cutting down of trees and destruction of vegetative […]

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