The high cost of cooking gas has now compelled some residents in the South-South zone to begin using firewood and charcoal for cooking
Concerned residents of Jos, the Plateau State capital have decried the increase in the price of charcoal in the state.
Although the Federal Government has declared 2021 to 2030 a decade of gas, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) setting up a N250 billion fund to expand the usage of the product across the country...
28 Feb 2020
Activated charcoal is a refined, odourless black substance. It can be made from other sources apart from wood sources like; coconut shell, sawdust, and peat. It can also be made into different forms, powder or a paste form. The black appearance of charcoal is an unpleasant sight to a lot of persons. Many individuals view…
26 Dec 2019
Twenty-one people were hospitalised in northern France, two in a serious condition, after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning during Christmas mass
13 Aug 2018
Concerned Nigerians have raised the alarm over dangers associated with wanton destruction of the forest in the names of charcoal production and other economic exploitations of the forest.
11 May 2017
Nigerian Academy of Science is one of the prestigious scientific bodies in the nation and has been in the business of ensuring that scientific standards are maintained and upheld at the highest level possible.
20 Apr 2017
Charcoal also is used to relieve itching related to kidney dialysis treatment and to treat poisoning or drug overdose. Charcoal may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
27 Jan 2017
Tanzania is considering putting a tax on charcoal with the aim of discouraging the use of the fuel, which is a big source of energy for cooking but also a major contributor to deforestation.
15 Jan 2017
The Borno State Government said on Sunday that it had banned the sale of charcoal and firewood on major streets in the metropolis to prevent pollution in the city.
14 Jan 2017
Residents of Okitipupa in Ondo State have continued to partronise charcoal sellers as substitute for their daily domestic cooking, as the high cost of kerosene and cooking gas lingered on Saturday.