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23 Aug
Some women in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have complained of the rise in the cost of firewood and charcoal, attributing it to the hike in the price of cooking gas.
21 Nov 2021
The high cost of cooking gas has now compelled some residents in the South-South zone to begin using firewood and charcoal for cooking
14 Dec 2018
Al-Manar Women Association (AMWA), a Kaduna-based group of elite Hausa women, has trained 200 indigent women on keys to successful entrepreneurship and also supported the women with start-up grants and various tools. Held at the Dialogue Conference Hall, Ali Akilu Road, Kaduna State recently, with the theme: “Business Creation and Development, Stimulating Start-ups,” household entrepreneurs…
1 Feb 2018
As part of efforts to reduce the attendant health hazards associated with the use of firewood and kerosene stove for household and commercial, the Federal Government of Nigeria has been urged to boost the implementation of National Gas Policy by making liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), otherwise known as cooking gas abundantly available to everyone irrespective…
19 Jan 2018
Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yayaha Bello, has promised to end firewood cooking as part of efforts to save lives associated with deaths arising from the inhalation of soot...
15 May 2015
Mr Lucky Enegide, Programme Officer, Envirmedic, an NGO, on Friday advocated alternative cooking technique to firewood to curb deforestation.


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Russian shelling of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson killed 15 civilians Friday, officials said, as engineers across the country sought to restore heat, water and power to major cities. Throughout the country, Russian air strikes in recent weeks have brought Ukraine's energy infrastructure to its knees as winter approaches and temperatures near freezing, spurring…
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The head of Haiti's National Police Academy was shot dead Friday in a gang-plagued part of the capital Port-au-Prince, officials told AFP, the latest in a series of deadly attacks in the violence-torn Caribbean nation. Harington Rigaud "was shot in the head not far from the academy", said police spokesman Garry Desrosiers, adding that the…
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Argentina will seek to save their World Cup skins in Qatar on Saturday when Lionel Messi and his teammates face Mexico in a match they cannot afford to lose. A stunning 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia has left Argentina, who arrived in Doha on a 36-match unbeaten run and as one of the overall favourites,…
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Somalia's government has declared "all-out war" against the militant group Al-Shabaab and adopted a multi-pronged counterterrorism effort which -- despite some early headline-grabbing military gains -- promises to be long and difficult. The dogged Al-Qaeda affiliate was driven from Somalia's major cities a decade ago but retains swathes of countryside, where a coalition of armed…
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The Lagos State Government through its Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency on Friday began ”16 Days of Activism” to rid the state of the menace of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), Mrs Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, kicked off the campaign in Ikeja. She said that…