May 23, 2019
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Ogoni in rivers state is a wetland that has over the years been destroyed by oil leaks leading to the destruction of surrounding waters and farm lands. We celebrate them as the federal government has perfected plans to award contracts and mobilize contractors to site. We equally celebrate the Civil society organisations especially PIND whose […]

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Campaign poster is one of the most prominent features during political elections, employed by aspirants to intrigued and inform electorates of their messages and identity. These posters raises questions over free and fair election, financial cost of election, littering, environmental degradation and aesthetic of public spaces. While the environmental argument on election posters are considered […]

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared a ‘national disaster’ after many people died in severe floods across the country. Some state governments have complained of lack of capacity to handle the current situation, and have requested for prompt assistance as the flood continues the prowl. “On behalf of the President & Commander-in-Chief of […]

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Cases of suspected cholera are beginning to decline in Harare following massive interventions put in place by the Government and its partners, Harare City acting health director Dr Clemence Duri has said. Dr Duri said by end of day yesterday, the number of deaths remained at 32, a figure that was reported on Tuesday. He […]

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President Mokgweetsi Masisi has dismissed reports that poaching has increased in the country due to government’s decision to disarm the anti-poaching unit. Following the reports, which went viral on social media, he said government conducted an investigation whose findings revealed that the reports were baseless and untrue. President Masisi told a kgotla meeting in Maun […]

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The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has declared the flooding in four states as national disasters. The affected states are Kogi, Niger, Delta and Anambra. The agency has also placed eight other states on its watch list. Addressing journalists yesterday, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, said 33 camps had […]

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The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Maihaja, has inaugurated five Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian supports in the twelve (12) states worst affected by flooding. A statement signed by the Head of Media and Public Relations at NEMA, Sani […]

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No fewer than 74 persons have lost their lives following the flood disasters in parts of Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa states. The North West coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ishaya Chonoko, who revealed this yesterday, said that many lives were lost to flood in both Katsina and Kaduna states, while 30 […]

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27 of the world’s greatest cities, representing 54 million urban citizens and $6 trillion in GDP have peaked their greenhouse gas emissions. New analysis reveals that the cities have seen emissions fall over a 5 year period, and are now at least 10% lower than their peak. City Halls around the world have achieved this […]

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Mayors of 26 cities commit to create Green & Healthy Streets in pledge to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure that major areas of their city are zero emission by 2030.   Action will prevent 11,000 premature deaths per year, from air pollution   More than 70 mayors commit to develop and begin […]

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At the Global Climate Action Summit this week, state and local governments, business, and major institutions spoke out on the risks posed by climate change and the opportunities in implementing solutions. The Summit ended with participants issuing a call to action to heads of state: it’s now your turn to scale up your commitments before 2020. […]

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Bold New Commitments Announced by Thousands of States, Regions, Cities, Businesses, Investors and NGOs Focus Turns to UN Climate Conference in Poland and UN Secretary General’s Leaders’ Summit in 2019 San Francisco, September 14, 2018 – A major international summit ended today in California with delegates calling on national governments to join forces to step […]

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Over 130 new corporates have made science-based emissions reduction commitments since start of 2018, a 39% increase from the previous year; Nearly a fifth (17%) of Fortune Global 500 companies have now committed to set science-based emissions reduction targets; India’s Dalmia Cement becomes latest major emitter to join ranks of leading companies; Fifty new American […]

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$5.6 trillion investor coalition joins forces with over 70 companies to call for zero deforestation in Brazil’s sensitive Cerrado region. Major buyers of forest-risk commodities such as soy, including McDonald’s and Tesco are among the coalition. Investors include asset managers such as APG, Legal and General Investment Management and Green Century Capital Management. Announcement made at today’s 16:00 GCAS session: Unlocking Climate Action: Sustainable and Resilient Supply Chains (San Francisco, 13 […]

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“We are not passive inhabitants of Earth. We give Earth its shape and form. We are responsible for Earth”. These are the words of George Perkins March recognised by some as America’s first environmentalist, in his book published in 1864, ‘Man and Nature’. Sustainability is an unending process that requires constant effort and improvement in […]

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President Mokgweetsi Masisi has shot down claims of a widely reported story last week linking the alleged mass slaughtering of close to 90 elephants with the disarmament of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DNWP) Anti-poaching Unit. The news report caused a global frenzy hogging international news headlines. In a short media session at […]

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The federal government yesterday said that preliminary investigation revealed that the ground shaking experienced by the inhabitants of Mpape, Abuja and environs on the 5th of September, was due to long quarrying activities in the area, which involve intense blasting that led to stress accumulation. THISDAY gathered that to forestall any eventualities, the federal government, […]

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The City of Cape Town has made the move to relax current water restrictions from Level 6B to Level 5 from October 1, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson announced. After suffering from the worst drought in recent history, Cape Town’s dams are nearing 70% of storage capacity – a significant improvement from the 38% capacity recorded […]

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From the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Gambia to Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar and Namibia, illicit logging is exposing communities to serious labour and sexual exploitation. Young people are particularly affected. The continent’s forestry sector is notoriously under-regulated. UK think tank Chatham House estimates that in most forested African countries, 80 to 100% of all […]

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) wednesday in Abuja considered the report of an international conference held on Lake Chad earlier in the year, which proposed $14.5 billion for the rescue of Lake Chad from extinction. This development is coming as the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has promised that the battle of […]

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