Workshop seeks better funding of disaster management agencies

A cross session of experts in disaster Management in Edo state, have rallied support for the establishment of research based and well founded disaster management agencies (DMA), among the arms of government in the state. Dr Grace Alufokahai, a Consultant with Goalhai Nigeria Enterprise, gave the indication in a report titled: “Natural disaster More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Kastina govt constructs 40 latrines at major markets

In a bid to check indiscriminate practices of open defecation, the Katsina state government, has constructed 40 toilets in some of its major markets and motor parks. The Executive Director, State Environmental Protection More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Agency advices residents to leave flood-prone areas

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) on Tuesday, advised residents around flood-prone areas nationwide to leave those areas because of impending flood. The Director-General of the agency, Mr John Shamonda, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Lagos plants 5m trees in 7 years

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, said that it planted no fewer than five million trees and created about 75, 168 jobs in the last seven years. Governor Babatunde Fashola gave the figures while inaugurating More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Bicycle as solution for urban pollution

In the early sixties, my uncle bought a Bicycle called Raleigh that was highly celebrated in our village, with enough palm wine and ‘Ogogoro’ (locally brewed gin) to drink; and prayers were offered by the elders. More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Flood: Jigawa LG earmarks N5m for clearing of waste

The Kirikasamma Local Government Council of Jigawa said recently that it had released N500, 000 for waste management in a bid to conctrol flooding in the area. The council’s Chairman, Alhaji Muhammad Maitafari, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Environmentalist seeks ban on use of non-biodegradable plastics bookmark

An environmental expert, Mr Nnnimmo Bassey, has called for the ban and stiffer penalties on the use of non-biodegradable plastics to curb environmental hazards. Bassey, who said that plastic bottles, bags and papers, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Pollution: Foundation warns bitumen worse than petroleum

An environment foundation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation, has warned that bitumen, which is discovered in commercial quantities in some states, is a worse polluter than petroleum. The Executive Director of the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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MDGs provides 2,734 latrines across LGAs

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Office said on Tuesday that said it built 2,734 Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) latrines and equipped 5,206 health facilities in 2012 and 2013 across local governments in the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Kano govt provides 50km land for Great Green Wall project

The Kano State Government has provided 50 kilometers of land for the Great Green Wall project in four local government areas of the state. The state Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, made this More...