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 interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. “The early rain will disturb the natural climatic pattern in 2015. We know More...

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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...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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How to best address population problems

There was a time when we worried about a “population explosion,” with ever more people fighting over ever fewer resources. Yet, the population growth has decreased since the late 1960s and resources More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Hope rises for return of IDPs to their homes

By Manzo Ezekiel. Mallam Mohammed Muhammadu, a suya meat seller in Gombi town is excited being back to his business after a sojourn of displacement as a result of insurgency attack on the town. His experience is More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Changing the laws of Nature (II)

Today, the industry is unregulated, and when companies say their foods are safe, their views are unquestioned. Further, Smith noted that policy makers in other countries trust FDA and wrongly assume their assessments More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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FCT residents blame open defecation on lack of public toilets

FCT residents have urged the administration to provide public toilet facilities in strategic locations within the territory. The residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recently in Abuja, said More...