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22 Sep 2019
Polluting the environment, according to environmentalist and founder of LUFASI Park, Desmond Majekodunmi is pouring poison into the atmosphere.
21 Sep 2019
Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says it will intensify action to curb the menace of pollution in the state. The General Manager of LASEPA, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday...
2 Sep 2019
Lagos, the commercial hub of Nigeria, and by extension, West Africa, is becoming hotter, more polluted and more environmentally degraded. Industrial activities, tree felling, land clearing, and overpopulation have impacted negatively on the environment.
19 Jun 2019
To mitigate the effects of air pollution, experts have called for the use of renewable energy solutions.     Indeed, they argued that governments, industries, communities, and individuals should come together and explore renewable energy and green technologies to improve air quality in the society.    The experts spoke during an event organised by the Lagos State Environmental Protection…
20 May 2019
Nigeria and other governments at the 9th Conference of the Parties (COP9) of the Stockholm Convention recently agreed to a global ban on Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) – a chemical that does not break down and causes adverse health effects at background levels. The uses of PFOA and other fluorinated organic compounds (PFAS) are widespread across many…
29 Apr 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and Sweden have jointly endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on global forest transformation for people and climate in West Africa.   Climate project is for the period 2019-2023, aimed at strengthening the implementation of the convergence plan for the sustainable management and utilisation of forest ecosystems…
5 Jul 2018
A new study estimates that 22 per cent of infant deaths in sub-Saharan Africa — a total of 449,000 — could be avoided by decreasing average levels of air pollution to the lowest levels...
14 May 2018
Following the recent trend all over the world to curb environmental and health hazards arising from pollution caused by vehicles’ hydrocarbon emission, the Federal Government, under a joint effort by the federal ministries of Environment, Petroleum Resources, Industry, Trade and Investment as well as United Nations and Global Fuel Economy....
25 Apr 2018
A joint effort by the federal ministries of Environment, Petroleum Resources, Industry, Trade and Investment as well as United Nations and Global Fuel Economy Initiative is targeting stringent actions against worsening level of pollution in Nigeria. This would be through implementation of key initiatives that include more taxes and tariffs for importation of rickety vehicles.…
19 Apr 2018
Michael Mpari, 45, came out of the polluted waters in the creeks of Bodo, a community in Gokana Local Government area in Ogoni, Rivers State, drenched in crude oil from head to toe, carrying a broken 25 litre plastic container on his head and fishing net on his shoulder. Dejection was written all over his…
18 Dec 2017
Air pollution may be fueling delinquency and bad behavior among teenagers, according to new research. Evidence of the detrimental effects of pollution has long been building, and this large study shows strong link between pollution and behavioral traits that may be caused by underlying changes to the brain. Tiny, toxic particles are damaging to the…
25 Nov 2017
Face with the problems toxic waste and industrial pollution, residents of Wudil community in Kano State have cried out for urgent intervention from the federal government to save them from the environmental disaster ravaging the area.

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