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LAWMA serves 343 contravention notices on construction sites

By Our Correspondent The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) served 343 contravention notices on construction sites at various locations in the state last year. Mr Tokunbo Wahab, Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, announced this at the ministerial press briefing at Ikeja, Lagos. TheNewsZenith reports that the briefing is to mark one year of the […]

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Ecology Environment

Anambra warns residents against environmental pollution

From Our Correspondent The Anambra State Government has urged residents of the state to desist from acts capable of polluting the environment, the State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Felix Odimegwu said. TheNewsZenith reports that Odimegwu made the call in a statement in Awka on Thursday. He stated that the burning of tyres and other non-biodegradable […]

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Ecology Environment

FG commission 15 rural water projects in Benue

From Our Correspondent President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, inaugurated 15 motorised boreholes in Benue State to address the perennial shortage of drinking water in the state. Represented by the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Mr Zaphaniah Jisalo, Tinubu hinted that National Lottery Trust Fund funded the project. TheNewsZenith reports that projects is located […]

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Ecology Environment

KWSG seals illegal quarry sites

From Our Correspondent The Kwara State Government, on Tuesday, began to sealing off quarry sites operating without valid documents to operate in the state. The Acting Chairman of State Geographic Information Service (KWGIS), Mr Abdulkareem Sulyman, led a government team to observe activities at some of the quarry sites. TheNewsZenith reports that the team visited […]

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Ecology Environment

LASG asks PSP operators to improve service delivery

By Our Correspondent  The Lagos State Government has advised Private Sector Participant, PSP operators in the waste management value chain to improve their service delivery. Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, gave the advice during a meeting with the executives of the Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAM) at the weekend […]

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Ecology Environment

Lagdo Dam: LASG prepares for flooding – LASEMA

By Our Correspondent Lagos State Government is fully prepared for anticipated flooding that may arise from the opening of the Lagdo dam on the Benue River in Cameroon. Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, gave the assurance in a statement, on Monday, in Lagos. “In a paradigm shift from […]

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Ecology Environment Local

Rainy Season: NEMA, KNSG collaborate on risk management

From Our Correspondent Gov. Abba Kabir-Yusuf of Kano State says his administration is removing all illegal structures and drainages erected on waterways to allow free flow of water to prevent flood. Kabir-Yusuf announced this at the unveiling of programme of actions to mitigate against 2023 rainy season disaster in Kano. Dr Abdullahi Bappa-Bichi, Secretary to […]

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Ecology Environment

LAWMA dislodges scavengers, arraigns 30 culprits

By Our Correspondent The enforcement unit of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has dislodged scavengers and miscreants from illegal dumpsites across the city. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, said in a statement that the agency carried out the dislodgement to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. In the process of dislodging […]

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Ecology Environment Foreign News

Human-wildlife conflict: Namibia hosts conference to address issue

A three-day national conference to address the ongoing human-wildlife conflict (HWC) in Namibia opens on Wednesday in Windhoek, the country’s capital. Opening the conference, Namibia’s Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba, stressed the need to prioritise development needs of local communities while making efforts to manage HWC. Mbumba added the country must also promote biodiversity conservation and […]

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Agriculture Ecology

AfDB supports Komadugu-Yobe basin with N177.5m grant

African Development Bank (AfDB), has signed a €362,000 (N177,485,927.72) grant agreement with Hadejia Jama’are Komadugu Yobe Basin-Trust Fund. In a statement, the bank said the grant would prepare additional studies under the second-phase of developing a strategic plan for managing water resources in the Komadugu-Yobe Basin in northern Nigeria. “Specifically, the grant will support the […]

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