NGO advises FG to improve capacity of artisanal miners in Zamfara

The Connected Development Organisation (CODE), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called on the Federal Government to build the capacity of artisanal miners in Bagega, Zamfara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in 2012, an estimated 400 children died, while thousands were poisoned from the inhalation of lead poison in six communities More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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2 dead over fishpond ownership tussle

From Osakhare Erese, Asaba Protracted tussle over ownership of fish pond in two Agrarian communities in Isoko South Local Government area of Delta State yesterday claimed the lives of two youths. According to reports, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Four children killed by thunderbolt in Kwara

From Olanrewaju Lawal,Ilorin Four Children have reportedly killed by a thunderbolt in Gure, Baruten local government area of Kwara. According to residents, the thunder struck during a downpour between 12am midnight More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Buildings, power installations destroyed by heavy down pour in Malumfashi

Strong windstorm accompanied by heavy rainfall has destroyed buildings and electricity installations in Malumfashi Local Government area of Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rain started More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Unending story of Lead poisoning in Nigeria

The recent out-break of lead poisoning that has killed over 28 children in Angwan Maijero and Angwan Karo, Madaka District in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following the activities of illegal miners, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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11 more LGAs prone to flood in Abia say NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has identified 11 more Local Government Areas of Abia presently prone to flooding. The Coordinator, NEMA Owerri Operations Office, Dr Innocent Ezeaku, made the known More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Keep Delta Clean, Uduaghan Charges Environmental Marshals

By Adekola Eke. Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has charged Environmental Marshals to ensure clean waste disposal habits among the citizenry for a cleaner and healthier Delta State. Governor Uduaghan More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Kano presents 3,000 houses to flood victims

The Kano State government says it has presented 3,000 houses to victims of last year’s flood disaster in the state. The Commissioner for Special Duties, Idris Dambazau, told newsmen in Kano that the gesture was More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Pushing towards vehicle emission testing in Nigeria

It is a known fact that the most important thing we need as humans for survival is air (oxygen). The average healthy human can survive without water for up to 3 days, without food for up to 30 days but we cannot More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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How mother earth day influences grassroots environmentalism

Every year on April 22, more than one billion people across the globe take part in Earth Day celebration, as individuals, communities, organizations, and governments acknowledge the challenges facing our planet More...