Fighting Global Eco-crime

That many observers described recently as, “A big story and a sad story,” was the report by the United Nations and Interpol, that environmental crime from illegal logging to elephant poaching is increasing by the year. The report was not just about the worth of this global environment crime; it was also revealed that this lucrative illegal More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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33m Nigerians practise open defecation – Official

Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mr Samuel Ome, said no fewer than 33 million people still practised open defecation in Nigeria. Ome said in an interview with More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Flood renders 2000 homeless, damages 500 houses in Kwara

More than 2000 residents, including widows from various parts of Kwara state were rendered homeless by flood that occurred in different parts of the state in September. The Special Adviser to Kwara state Governor, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Mother Nature: As mothers tend to children

By Ambrose Inusa Sule. The overriding environmental issue of our time is the warming of the planet. But, I’m not going to bore anybody about the definition or meaning of Climate change. But still, for those who More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Addressing flooding, conflicts and public awareness

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Globally, the devastating effects of flooding occasioned by excessive rainfall has become a serious threat to human existence. This is because the yearly increase in rainfall pattern especially More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Muruako applauds FG for Ivo River Dam project

The acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Mr Victor Muruako, has commended the level and quality of work at the Ivo River Dam project in Enugu state. Muruako expressed the satisfaction during More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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UN Climate Summit: Ban Ki-moon urges more action from heads of state

Speaking to a United Nations climate summit that drew more than a hundred heads of state, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, recently urged the world’s leaders to “do their fair share” to protect the planet More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Mining: FG to set up mineral retail centres

By Mohammed Kandi In a swift move to restrict the smuggling of mineral resources out of the country, the Federal Government has concluded plans to set up mineral trade centres in various states of the federation. Minister More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Ozone-Friendly Practices: FG trains 12, 000 air-conditioning practitioners

The Federal Government has trained no fewer than 12, 000 members of Nigeria Association of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Practitioners on various ozone-friendly practices. Mr John Akhabue, the president of More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Residents urge sanitation board to evacuate refuse in Kano

Residents of Sabon Gari in Kano state have called on the State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) to evacuate heap of refuse dumped on some roads in the area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...