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Nigeria’s sacred Osun River supports millions of people – but pollution is making it unsafe

By Emmanuel O. Akindele, Obafemi Awolowo University Pollution has become a worrying threat to Nigeria’s Osun River. The river supports millions of people who rely...

Ogoni Oil Spill: Floundering Clean-up roadmap and tales of anguish of oil communities

THE Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP, under the Federal Ministry of Environment, was charged with the responsibility "to ensure full environmental recovery and restoration...

Group set to hold public dialogue on access to water, sanitation

THE Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has disclosed plans to hold series of town hall dialogues among the original inhabitants of...
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Recycling: Abuja residents shift waste into wealth, as economic hardship bites

ANNA Ayanda is a widow living in Aleyita, a settlement along Airport Road, she lost three out of her five children and now she...

Nelson Mandela Freedom Park Osogbo in ruins, overtaken by goats

THE Nelson Mandela Freedom Park in Osogbo, the Osun State, once held promise for Osun residents, but that magic was short-lived. JOSEPH OLAOLUWA reports...

Niger Delta youths reject Water Resources Bill

THE Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC), a socio-political group in the South-South geopolitical zone, has rejected the National Water Resources Bill proposed by the...
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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...

Global warming: Osinbajo proposes Debt-for-Climate swap

NIGERIAN Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has proposed a Debt-for-Climate swap to promote climate-friendly actions across the globe. Osinbajo made the call while delivering a lecture on...

NiMet issues flooding alert in FCT, five states

HEAVY rainfall is expected over parts of Kaduna, Niger, Bauchi, Nasarawa, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the next four days, the...
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Tinubu: Illnesses associated with shaky hands

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