The sounds of silence

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to find a truly quiet place these days? At home, household appliances are noisy. At work, generators, computers and air conditioners hum, much more. If you work in manufacturing, it is not unusual that the noise level is so high that you need hearing protection. In the car, there is road and engine noise, and More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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FG threatens to sanction state agencies issuing fake EIA certificates

The Federal Ministry of Environment has threatened to sanction any state ministry or agency issuing fake Environmental Impact Assessment (E1A) certificate for environmental projects in the country. The Minister More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Climate change a threat to water, food security, says Ban Ki-Moon

UN Seceretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said has said that climate change was increasing the intensity and frequency of floods, storm surges, droughts and wildfires. Ban said this in a message he issued in New York to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Group urges youths inclusion in govt’s water, sanitation projects

Mr Nature Obiakor, National Coordinator, Youth Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (You‎thWASH), has called for inclusion of youths in governments’ efforts at increasing access to water, sanitation and hygiene More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Environmentalist predicts acid rain in 2015

The Chairman, Nigerian Environmental Society, Lagos Island Chapter (NESLIC), Mr John Ekoko, has said that early rain experienced in Lagos and coastal areas could lead to acid rain later. He made this known in an More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Expert warns against igniting plastic, leather materials for cooking

An environment expert, Ms Aanu Basil has warned the public to desist from using plastic and leather materials to ignite fire for cooking. Basil told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recently in Abuja that such practice More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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Pastoralism can support green economy transition – UN report

Pastoralism (an extensive livestock production in the rangelands) provides enormous benefits to humanity and should be supported as a key element of the global transition to a green economy, says a UN report. This More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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NOA partners group on environmental health to forestall hazards

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has said that it would partner with the Halima Factor Community Initiate (HFCI) to curtail community hazard arising from environmental and health issues. Mr David Dogo, Director, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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NGO plans public sanitation with 500 volunteers

No fewer than 500 people have volunteered to participate in a sanitation scheduled for Ketu in Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area. Organised by the Clean-up Nigeria Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Nigerians call for sustenance of monthly sanitation –NAN survey

Years after the military administration of Generals Muhammadu Buhari and Tunde Idiagbon introduced the monthly national environmental sanitation as part of its war against indiscipline (WAI), the clean up exercise More...