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E-waste: 5.3 billion mobile phones will be thrown away in 2022 – WEEE

THE International Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum has said that 5.3 billion electronic devices and mobile phones will be disposed of in...

Nigeria floods: expert insights into why they’re so devastating and what to do about them

By Moina Spooner, The Conversation and Wale Fatade, The Conversation Nigeria is experiencing its worst flooding in over a decade. Over 1.4 million people have been...

Flooding: Over 500 dead, 1.4 million affected – FG

THE Nigerian government has said over 500 people have died as a result of flooding cross the country. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Humanitarian...
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[IN-DEPTH] Bauchi communities groan over snakebites as multi-million naira clinic rots away

By Rauf Oyewole, Bauchi • Lack Of Anti-venom, Poor Treatment, Others Bane Of Facility Rabiatu Adamu, 17, a resident of Duguri in Alkaleri Local Council of...

Police react as boat capsizes, kills scores in Anambra

TRAGEDY struck at Umunnankwo, in Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State Saturday morning after a boat loaded with about 85 passengers capsized and...

 [INVESTIGATION] After spending N70m, contractor ‘shabbily executed’ Sokoto roads

By ABDULRASHEED Hammad To address recurrent accidents on Gagi to Gidan Dilo and Fakon Idi roads, in Sokoto State, the Federal Government, in the 2020...
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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

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

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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