Generation equality takes a stand for women’s rights
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated each year around the world on March 8. This year, the theme for IWD 2020 is Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights
FG commits to ozone depleting substance phase-out
Towards implementing the Montreal Protocol’s programme, the Federal Government has achieved its target to phase-out the use of Halons, Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) Methyl Bromide and Carbon Tetrachloride
Good governance: APC governors’ Forum rates Kano high
The APC Progressive Governors’ Forum has rated Kano State as leading all other states for the third time in the areas of security, infrastructural development, health, education
Cleanup of Ogoni, other polluted areas shouldn’t last for eternity, ex-minister cautions
Former Minster of Environment, Mrs. Hadiza Mailafia, has said the cleaning up of Ogoniland in Rivers State, Nanka in Anambra and other polluted places should not continue for eternity.
Children call for change in attitude towards environment
Taking their future into their own hands, the pupils of Banana Island School, Ikoyi, Lagos, have called for urgent action to check the threat of global warming. The children were following the example of 16-year-old environmental activist, Greta Thunberg,
Breastfeeding for longer could help save environment from damage caused by infant formula
Breastfeeding for longer could help save the environment, scientists have said as they reveal Britain’s poor rates cause the equivalent of 77,000 cars worth of damage. Experts at Imperial College London have for the first time calculated the harm to the planet from infant formula.
How microplastics in drinking water impact human health, environment
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research related to microplastics in drinking water.
King-Aribisala: Writing for me is like breathing
Karen King-Aribisala is a writer and professor in the 26Department of English at the University of Lagos. The Guyana-born academic recently spoke with SUNDAY AIKULOLA at the launch of her award-winning book, Our wife and other stories.
Tambuwal urges NASS to consider electoral reforms
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on the leadership and members of the National Assembly (NASS) to consider electoral reforms and constitutional amendment.
Furore over achieving open defecation free environment in Nigeria by 2025
“Pay for shit? I cannot try that.” These are the exact words of Abdul when he was queried by The Guardian newspaper for practicing open defecation. Abdul is a motor boy that fled his home when herdsmen attacked his village. He found succour on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, now turned trailer park.