Thursday, 7th December 2023


19 Jun
Bonn conference delegates wrapped up the technical dialogue of the first Global Stocktake (GST) – laying the ground for more ambitious climate action required at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) at the end of the year, after two weeks of intense work that made progress on several critical issues.
12 Jun
The spirit of this Order is to ensure government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) establish maintenance departments to make public buildings efficient and conducive workplaces, as well as encourage purchase of necessary equipment for their maintenance.
12 Jun
A professor of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Forensics, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye has advocated the use of technological innovations to manage plastic waste crises in the country.
12 Jun
The Borno State Government said that rising temperature and changing rainfall patterns have ravaged the entire Chad Basin, destroyed livelihoods, such as farming and fishing and stoked conflicts.
12 Jun
The Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project (IUFMP) is seeking collaboration with the University of Ibadan (UI) to transform its project into a centre of excellence.
12 Jun
Governments, businesses, groups and individuals are gearing up for the celebration of World Environment Day (WED) today, while finding solutions to the scourge of plastic pollution, which is a visible threat that impacts every community around the world.
12 Jun
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on governments at federal and state levels to engage town planners in the design of settlements patterns and contents to ensure a better living environment.
9 Jun
Recyclable plastics have emerged as a remarkable opportunity for wealth creation in Nigeria. The plastic collection and recycling value chain has evolved into a thriving industry, offering job opportunities to thousands of individuals. This rapidly growing green economy not only addresses plastic pollution but also provides meaningful employment for young people and those at the…
29 May
Watershed communities surrounding Cross River National Park, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary and the Mbe Mountains may have been neglected but they have certainly not been abandoned.
29 May
A project by two students of Wesley Girls Senior Secondary School, Yaba, Lagos has won this year’s Nigerian Stockholm junior water prize. About 60 entries were received from different schools across the country and only seven made it to the final.
29 May
A non-profit group, Wild Africa Fund (WAF) has called for strong laws and enforcement to protect endangered species in the country.
29 May
A new project that would ensure community resilience, improved health through increased access to clean water and sanitation services has been kick-started in the Imo state capital, Owerri.


9 mins ago
Lagos State government has appraised the roles teachers play in the mental and collective development of students, saying they assist in developing aptitudes necessary to understand ecological issues. Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Gaji Omobolaji Tajudeen, who stated this at the 2023 Symposium for Environmental Bees Club (EBC) handlers held at Ikeja, added…
10 mins ago
To encourage hard work among students, a non-governmental organisation, the Margaret Ogbeide Memorial (MOM) Foundation, has awarded scholarships to five best students of Abavo community for their exceptional performance in Junior Secondary School (JSS) 2 Mathematics examination. The students were tested in Mathematics and English Language, alongside 30 others, by officials from the state ministry…
14 mins ago
As part of their 25th anniversary celebration, the 1998 set of Unity High School (UHS), Oshodi, has renovated some infrastructural facilities in the school, estimated at N10 million. The president, Hope Ramsey, said the set embarked on the projects to make the school a unique one among the committee of schools in the area and…
23 mins ago
The issue of dichotomy should be tackled headlong because the polytechnic graduate actually spends five years: two years national diploma, one year compulsory industrial attachment, and another two years higher national diploma. The dichotomy tends to create inferiority complex or controversy; it should be totally eliminated
31 mins ago
The Convener, Hope Alive Initiative for Africa, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Tuesday, visited the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Kuje, in commemoration of his eighth year anniversary on the throne of his ancestors. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this was contained in a statement by Public Relations Officer (PRO) of…
34 mins ago
.Says 363 hectares of land under litigation The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has warned FESTAC property owners to stop further development without approval, as demolition of illegal structures continues. Zonal Head, Land Survey, South West FHA, Umar Lawal, who disclosed this, yesterday, during a media briefing following recent demolition in the area, said only about…
37 mins ago
.Accused remanded pending review The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned Wahab Hammed before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja for vote-buying during the 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections. Hammed was arraigned before Justice Ismail Ijelu on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and bribery. The charge was translated for the defendant…
42 mins ago
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, appointed and sworn in another Special Adviser to the Governor on Infrastructure, Olufemi Daramola, months after appointing one on Works and Infrastructure. Daramola was sworn-in alongside Abiodun Ogunleye, who will serve as Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke during the swearing-in ceremony, urged the newly-appointed cabinet…
45 mins ago
• Says opposition party disorganised, drowning • IPAC warns against spread of unfounded allegations over political logjam Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Ade Adetimehin, yesterday carpeted his counterpart in the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Fatai Adams, over the latter's claim that members and leaders of the PDP who decamped to…
45 mins ago
Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) has planned to hold its 17th town hall meeting scheduled for December 12, 2023, at Eko Hotel and Suites, in a bid to tackle the evolving security challenges in the state. The event, with the theme, "Security Complexity and Convergence: Lagos Imperatives," aims to explore the multifaceted nature of…