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28 Jun 2015
Campaigners have won a lawsuit that asked Dutch government to combat the threat of climate change. With the ruling, negotiators now know that countries can be taken to court if they don’t agree to what is necessary to prevent dangerous climate change. UDGES rule the Netherlands should deepen emissions cuts to at least 25 per…
28 Jun 2015
THE fifth Sustainability Academy organised by  Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) will take place today at Yar’Adua Centre, One Memorial Drive, CBD, Abuja.        The Sustainability Academy is a space for interactive sessions at which policy-makers, workers, civil society organizations (CSOs), academia and community people learn from each other and from thought leaders in…
28 Jun 2015
TOWARDS facing the challenges and looming threat of climate change and its implication to developing nations, the Federal Government has pledged to adequately tackle the menace through the developmental programmes and projects that will upscale Nigeria’s green economy. The Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Fatima Nana Mede made the pledge in an opening remark at the a two-day…
28 Jun 2015
GEF has provided new funding for Nigeria in the areas of climate change, biodiversity and land degradation in the 6th replenishment circle, covering July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018. AN independent international financial entity established to help defray the costs of making projects environmentally friendly and reduce global environmental challenges - Global Environment Facility (GEF)…
22 Jun 2015
LAGOS State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Jacob Agosu, an engineer, as the Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC).
22 Jun 2015
POISED to attain zero building failure in the Nigerian construction industry, a leading cement manufacturer in the country, Lafarge Africa Plc, has again taken members of the National Association of Block Moulders of Nigeria (NABMON) through an intensive training to ensure a safer built environment.
22 Jun 2015
FEMALE engineers in the country have been urged to support governments’ intervention in creating framework of contracts for private investors in order to improve incentives for infrastructure provision, particularly, the power supply sector of the economy.
22 Jun 2015
PREMIER property development company, Messrs Rock of Ages Properties Limited, a member of (CHICASON) Group has started the construction of 10,000 housing units Estate at Lugbe South in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
22 Jun 2015
FOUR Nigerians were at the weekend honoured by the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Lagos Chapter, during the institute’s 2015 Public Lecture, Induction and Award ceremony, for their contributions to the development of engineering in Nigeria.
22 Jun 2015
AS part of its moves to stem the menace of erosion in Edo State, gpovernment has embarked on the reclamation of the Auchi , Queen Ede and Ekenwa sites, which will gulp N9billion.
22 Jun 2015
THERE is a palpable fear decorating operations of the housing industry that the sector’s deficit margin may continue to widen, if individuals and developers stick to the conventional building methods, as stakeholders advocated for practitioners to embrace alternative building solution.
22 Jun 2015
THE new management of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority (GPHCDA) has promised to complete the phase one of the new city within the next five years


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Uzbekistan's state prosecutor said on Monday that 18 people died during unrest in the autonomous Karakalpakstan region after protests erupted over planned constitutional changes affecting the territory's status last week. "In (the administrative centre) Nukus, 18 people died as a result of serious injuries received during massive disorders," Russian news agency Ria Novosti quoted Abror…
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Mr Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), on Sunday urged oil workers to embrace the game of golf to stay fit and healthy.
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The Executive Committee of Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided that the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire be postponed to 2024.
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Edo Police Command on Sunday said its men arrested seven suspected cult members in the state.
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Arsenal football club have announced the signing of Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus from Premier League champions Manchester City. Jesus, a four-time Premier League winner, will wear the number nine jersey previously worn by Alexander Lacazete who has joined Olympic Lyon. “We are delighted that we have secured the transfer of Gabriel. Everyone who knows football…