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8 Mar 2020
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
2 Mar 2020
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
28 Feb 2020
The Akwa Ibom Government has warned against illegal mining in the state to avoid an environmental hazards. The Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Mr Ekong Sampson
25 Dec 2019
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
22 Nov 2019
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.
6 Nov 2019
The dividends accruing to Nigeria from its 853-kilometer coastline may be reversed as a new report warns that rising seas could affect three times more people and submerge some of the world’s coastal cities by 2050.
20 Oct 2019
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,
8 Oct 2019
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.
5 Sep 2019
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.
18 Aug 2019
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.
14 Aug 2019
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.
25 Jul 2019
“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.

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A prominent Ugandan author accused of insulting the country's ruling family was freed on Wednesday after being detained despite a court order for his release, his lawyer said. Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, whose case has triggered international concern, was "dumped" by the military at his country home in eastern Uganda after being held at a military police…
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The Police Command in Anambra has declared 21 persons wanted over their alleged involvement in the killing of two indigenes of Ogwuaniocha in Ogbaru Local Government Area. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Awka, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, also accused the persons of complicity in the disappearance of Igwe…
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The German government is considering a ban on encrypted messaging app Telegram after it was repeatedly used as a channel for spreading anti-vaccine conspiracy theories and even death threats. The app has also played a key role in mobilising turnout at some of the most violent protests in opposition to the German government's Covid-19 policies…
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