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COP27: Elumelu tasks African countries to set agenda at UN Climate Change Conference

CHAIRMAN of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, says Nigeria and other African countries should set the agenda at the forthcoming United...

Flood kills seven, renders scores homeless in Niger

NIGER State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed the death of seven persons in flooding incidents in Magama and Rafi local government areas of...

Floods, high fares, road works impede Lagos commuting

Commuters in the Lagos metropolis have been experiencing tougher times as transporters cash in on scarcity of premium motor spirit (petrol) and the consequent...
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World Environment Day: AEPB targets 30% reduction of waste in FCT

THE Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) said it is planning to reduce waste by 30 per cent in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as...

How ignorance, poverty drive illegal logging, deforestation in Ekiti

By Peace OLADIPO SWEAT dripped from their bodies as their chainsaws' noise constantly revved-up and brattled and the saws slid in and took the life...

Nigerian, Tunisian farmers run into malnutrition over climate change

By: Amira Karoud (USA), Amos Abba (Nigeria), and Camille Aneke (Nigeria) TWO years ago, a 39-year-old farmer Umma Auwalu took a loan from a microfinance...
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Climate tracker offers climate change media mentorship program

CLIMATE Tracker, an international non-profit organisation, is inviting applications for its Climate Change Media Mentorship program.  The program is slated for March to July 2022. The selection...

Nigeria highly vulnerable to climate change – British High Commissioner

BRITISH High Commissioner to Nigeria Catriona Laing says Nigeria is highly vulnerable to climate change, hence should transform its Nationally Determined Contributions designed to...

NNPC embarks on new fossil fuel deals despite Buhari’s energy transition commitments

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has finalised investment commitments in fossil fuel in new deals worth billions of dollars despite the global shift...
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