‘Lockdowns have improved Nigerian air quality, others’
With many factories and businesses closed, combined with fewer cars on the road and planes in the sky, the natural environment is recovering slowly
Groups back climate actions against extreme heat conditions
Given the reality that extreme heat areas are expected to spread to 19 per cent of the earth surface by 2070, climate scientists have cautioned against actions that destroy the life support systems
‘Environment not friendly for engineers to hone their skills’
Women are not well represented in engineering practice and this is a reflection of the percentage of women when compared to men, who seek admission to study engineering. So, to eliminate the gender gap, we need first to increase tremendously the percentage of girls opting for engineering as a career.
Federal Government calls for more efforts to restore ecosystems, curb climate change
In the wake of the 2020 World Earth Day, the Federal Government has called for scaling up all efforts to preserve and restore natural ecosystems, enhance waste management systems and mitigate climate change.
Lagos tasks residents on clean air quality, livable environment
To curtail environmental degradation and the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) have urged residents to sustain clean air quality and environment as one of the necessary measures to contain its spread.
‘We are bent on stopping open defecation in Niger Delta’
Niger Delta region is a very peculiar area and the Niger Delta Basin Authority cover three states namely; Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta; if these various state governments...
Why Okobaba sawmillers relocation is delayed, by official
The Lagos State Government has said the earlier target for the completion of the site for the relocation of the Sawmillers at Okobaba Foreshore in Ebute-Metta...
Communities seek help over dead fishes on shorelines
Bayelsa communities along the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean are seeking federal and state government intervention over the cause of dead fishes littering the coastlines near Chevron oil firm’s operations.
Environmental experts back study linking air pollution to coronavirus vulnerability
Environmentalists have thrown their weight behind cutting edge study indicating some degrees of link between long time air pollution exposure, the vulnerability to covid-19 and death due to the pandemic.