Ecology Environment General

Police arrest royal father over land issue in Ogun

From Our Correspondent, Abeokuta The Police in Ogun have arrested a Community Leader of Idiya Area in Abeokuta, following a plethora of petitions over allegations of land grabbing. TheNewsZenith gathered that the Police have consequently charged the community leader (Baale of Idiya), Chief Quadri Kudaisi, to Court over allegations of land grabbing. Aggrieved residents have […]

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Conservation / Wildlife Foreign News

Man sneaks 104 snakes in his pants into China

Chinese Customs officials have stopped a man attempting to smuggle over 100 live snakes, concealed in his trousers, into the country. Authorities say he was trying to cross the border through a non-declaration lane at Futian Port Control Point in Futian, Shenzhen. Shenzhen is a border crossing between Hong Kong and mainland China. Illegal wildlife […]

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Bauchi Govt. unveils 17 new road projects

From Abdulwahab Muhammad, Bauchi The Bauchi State Government has approved the construction and rehabilitation of seventeen new rural and urban roads across the state to enhance citizens’ quality of life. TheNewsZenith reports that this was part of the resolutions made during the State Executive Council meeting, presided by Gov. Bala Mohammed. Similarly, the Council also […]

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Economy Maritime National

Stakeholders want fisheries captured under Blue Economy ministry

By Opeyemi Muhammad Stakeholders in the fisheries and maritime businesses have called for the review of relevant laws to place fisheries under the Ministry of Blue Economy. They made the call during the first Annual Conference of the Alumni Association of the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology (FCFMT) on Saturday in Lagos. TheNewsZenith […]

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Ecology Environment

LASG partners Netherland coy on e-waste smelter plant

By Our Correspondent The Lagos State Government and a Netherlands company have signed a Letter of Intent to establish a waste smelter plant in Lagos. TheNewsZenith reports that the company, “Close the Loop BV” has the backing of the Netherlands government. Speaking during the signing ceremony at Alausa, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water […]

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Law / Crime Maritime

Shippers’ Council holds International Maritime seminar for Judges

By Opeyemi Muhammad The Nigerian Shippers’ Council and National Judicial Institute  are set to jointly host the 17th International Maritime Seminar for Judges. Rebecca Adamu, Assistant Director in the Public Relations Unit, announced in a statement e-mailed to TheNewsZenith on Friday. According to the statement, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. George […]

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Climate Change Environment

Climate Action: Key to sustainable development – CSO

By Ja’afar Omoniyi The Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP) says Nigeria can leverage coordinated climate action to achieve sustainable development. The Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP), a Civil Society Organisation, says Nigeria can leverage coordinated climate action at the subnational level to achieve sustainable development. TheNewsZenith reports that Senior Policy Analyst with SPP, […]

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Disasters Environment

Flooding: NEMA urges community participation in mitigation efforts

From Our Correspondent, Awka The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called on community and opinion leaders, women and youths to support proactive measures to avert negative impacts of flood during the rainy season. Mrs Zubaida Umar, Director-General of NEMA, made the call at the flag-off of the ‘2024 Flood Early Warnings Sensitisation’ exercise on […]

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Science & Technology Special Reports TeleCom

AI: Gotocourse Inc unveils G-Mind 2.0 in Ibadan

From Abdulfatah Babatunde, Ibadan A frontline digital learning platform, Gotocourse Inc. has unveiled another Artificial Intelligence (AI) product, known as G-Mind 2.0 in Ibadan, Oyo State. TheNewsZenith reports that the Chief Executive Officer of Gotocourse Inc., Dr Success Ojo, unveiled the product, on Monday. Ojo said G-Mind 2.0 “is aiming to bridge the AI divide […]

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Ecology Environment Foreign News

Botswana to construct 750 biogas digesters by 2026

Botswana plans to construct 750 small-scale biogas digesters nationwide by 2026, aiming to reduce carbon footprint in the energy sector, an official announced, on Tuesday. “This development demonstrates that Botswana supports the global transition to clean energy,” said Lefoko Moagi, Botswana’s Minister of Minerals and Energy. Moagi made the remarks when addressing councillors during a […]

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