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Inside the illegal trading of forest woods in Cross River community

By Kehinde Ogunyale “WITH a N20,000 bribe, an external buyer can influence the youth in host communities in Cross River state, to cut down trees...

Building Collapse: Death toll climbs to nine

DEATH toll at the three-storey building that collapsed yesterday in Ebutemeta, Lagos State, has risen to nine. The ICIR reporter observed a dead body recovered...

Collapsed Ebute-meta building had been showing collapse signs – LASEMA boss

THE Director-General (DG) of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyitolu, has revealed that the three-storey building that collapsed in Ebute...
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Three-storey building collapses in Ebute-meta

A three-storey building has collapsed at 32, Ibadan Street (East), Ebute-meta, in the Lagos Mainland Local Government area of Lagos State. According to a tweet...

How charcoal, indiscriminate logging contribute to deforestation in Kwara

By Abdulrasheed Hammad In Kwara State, the loggers and charcoal producers are making fortunes from deforestation but no one is planting to replace the fallen...

Nigeria, four other countries at risk of surge in measles cases ― Report

THE United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of a serious outbreak of measles across the world, particularly...
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How inflation is driving a new wave of malnutrition in Yemen, Nigeria

By Niyi Oyedeji and Sahar Mohammed SOARING food prices in Yemen and Nigeria are predisposing more households to malnutrition as both countries face insurgency and...

How Nigeria got over $1 billion from donors in four years to fight malaria

NIGERIA received at least $1.147.5 billion in foreign aid to fight malaria between 2014 and 2017 as the country sought to achieve its National...

74 years after launching NMCP, Nigeria remains country with highest cases of malaria in the world  

NIGERIA remains the nation with the highest cases of malaria in the world, 74 years after launching its National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP). The 2021...
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