Lagos mulls Ilasan estate, other infrastructure regeneration
Towards creating sustainable and livable cities and communities, the Lagos State Government has expressed readiness to begin the regeneration of Ilasan estate and other parts of the state.
ERA unfolds performance indicators for Ogoni clean-up
Fresh policy changes may be in the offing that would pave way for the overhaul of the Ogoni clean up, if the Federal authorities accept key performance indicators (KPI) for the remediation exercise being..
Accra dialogue tasks African governments on green climate fund
Representatives of the African local and regional governments have called on countries to provide an enabling environment that will create the conditions for enhanced climate actions...
Government to review solid waste management law
The Federal government has concluded plans to tinker with existing waste management instruments to check its menace in the country.
Nigeria, others demand dental amalgam phase-out by 2021
The African region is seeking an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental amalgam from Part ll to Part l of Annex A. The African amendment on amalgam proposed by Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Niger...
Experts urge adaptive actions on climate change
Environmentalists have called for adaptive response to global warming in order to lower the risks posed by the consequences of climate change. According to them, adaptation is urgent and indispensable to safeguard development gains and address the needs of the poor and the vulnerable.
FG plans new national urban development policy
The Federal Government has announced plans to review the national urban development policy as well as implement urban renewal and slum across the country. The minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this at 2019 World Habitat Day and World Cities Day in Abuja
Why Lagos government can’t take over building collapse sites
The obvious absence of strict enforcement of laws, especially as it relates to building control appears to have worsened incidences of building collapse, loss of lives and properties in recent times in Lagos State.
Guidelines for used batteries management underway
Amid the health hazards associated with its maintenance, the federal government has teamed up with European Union, German Cooperation to develop national policy and guidelines for environmentally sound management of used batteries in the country.