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Tropical Storm Lands Through Gulf Of Mexico

1 month ago /

The first tropical system to slam the US this year lashed parts of the Deep South with heavy rains Thursday morning as it spins through the Gulf of Mexico.

Mr. Kyari Assumes Office Today As GMD Of NNPC

1 month ago /

Mr Mele Kolo Kyari will today assume office as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

President Buhari Urges DISCOS To Brace Up

1 month ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, to work harder in injecting more resources and technical expertise to improve the supply of electricity across the country, assuring the companies that the Federal Government will sustain efforts in building transmission infrastructure.  

FG Suspends Ruga Project

1 month ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the RUGA Settlement programme.

Gov Bala Mohammed Flags Off Sanitation Excise In Bauchi State

1 month ago /

Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed says he will not relent until his administration makes the state a clean and healthy place to dwell.

Osinbajo Commissions Port Harcourt Dockyard Waste Treatment Plant

1 month ago /

As part of efforts aimed to protect the country’s maritime environment, Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commissioned the Port Harcourt dockyard liquid waste treatment plant.

Adamawa To Plant 4M Trees In Four Years

2 months ago /

The Adamawa State Ministry of Environment says it will plant four million trees in four years. To actualize this, the Adamawa green project was launched on Monday to commemorate World Desertification Day.

Environmentalists Want Govt To Invest In Renewable Energy

2 months ago /

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Environment Day on Wednesday, environmental rights activists have called on the federal government to take immediate action against air pollution by ending gas flaring by 2030 and invest on renewable energy sources.

Mozambique-Cyclone Kenneth Displaces Thousands

3 months ago /

Thousands of people are still living in tents after the devastating cyclone Kenneth swept across the island of Ibo in northern Mozambique.

Climate Change: Nigeria To Adopt Smart Agriculture

3 months ago /

The Nigerian government has called for innovative ways of improving the country’s agricultural production in the face of the growing impacts of climate change on the sector.

A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Taiwan

4 months ago /

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or casualties.

FG To Obtain World Class Geo-Science Data For Mining

4 months ago /

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari says the ministry hopes to obtain a comprehensive geoscience information data that will be respected internationally.

FG Set To Commence Clean-Up Of Ogoni Oil Spill – Environment Minister

9 months ago /

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, has said that the Federal Government is set to commence the clean -up of oil spills in Ogoni land.

University Don Blames Illegal Refineries, For Air Pollution In Niger Delta

10 months ago /

The director centre for disaster, risk management at the University of Port Harcourt, Professor Prince Mmom says ending soot and other related air pollution activities in the south south region requires the support of all stakeholders.

Gombe, Yobe States Resolve Boundary Dispute

11 months ago /

The National Boundary Commission has described the peaceful resolution of boundaries between Gombe and Yobe states as historic and worthy of emulation for states and the country as a whole.

30 Anambra Communities Submerged By Flood

11 months ago /

No fewer than thirty communities on the fringes of the bank of river Niger in Anambra state have been submerged by flood.

Abuja Earth Tremor: Minister Suspends Mining Activities

11 months ago /

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari says he has ordered the suspension of blasting and mining activities around areas that experienced last week tremor to enable experts carry out investigation.

Adamawa State Raises Alarm Over Flooding

11 months ago /

The Adamawa State Government has raised an alarm over poor re-channeling of Wa  Terways By Triacta construction company which brought about flooding in some communities in Mubi.

Flood Sacks Over 150 Households, 64 Villages In Kogi

11 months ago /

More than One Hundred and Fifty households in Sixty Four villages have been trapped by the recent flooding in Kogi state caused by the overflow of the banks of the Niger and Benue rivers.

Another Earth Tremor Shakes Abuja

11 months ago /

There was another case of earth tremor in the early hours of Friday in Abuja.

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