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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

School Children Lament Bad Roads, Flooding In Lagos

Students of the Odogunyan Junior and Senior Grammar Schools in Ikorodu, Lagos, on Thursday decried bad roads and lack of drainage channels in the area. Some...

Generator Fume Claims Two Lives In Bayelsa

Tragedy struck in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital last Tuesday, whenfumes from the popular, ‘I pass-my-neighbour’ generator killed two friends. The two friends, both female, identified...

Minister Blames Violation Of Laws For Environmental Disasters

The Supervising Minister of Environment and Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Darius Ishaku, last Thursday ascribed key environmental challenges in Nigeria to...

Senator Urges Flood-Prone Residents To Quit

Senetor Aisha Al-Hassan, member, Senate Committee on Special Duties, has urged residents of flood-prone areas in the country to heed the warnings on impending flood...

Borno Govt Distributes 3,000 Waste Bins

The Borno State Envi ronmental Protection Agency (BOSEPA) said on Friday that it had distributed 3,000 waste bins to enhance sanitation in the state. The General  Manager of the Agency,...

Slum-Dwellers: Revolutions Are Not Built In A Day

The recent news from Egypt is devastating but surely not that surprising. Despite the excitement arising from social mobilisation in 2011 and the hope and...

The Global Warming Question …Analysis

Top climate scientists will blame mankind more clearly than ever for global warming next week but may struggle to drive home the message in a...

‘770m People Lack Access To Improved Water Sources’

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Associate Administrator, Ms Rebecca Grynspan, says water is at the heart of a daily crisis faced by millions of the...

Flood: NEMA Trains 100 Volunteers On Disaster Management

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), North-Central zone has trained over 100 Grassroots Emergency Volunteer Corps (GEVC) on disaster management and risk reduction. Muhammed Abdulsalam, the...

UNEP To Support Youth Programme On Environment

The United Nations En vironmental Programme Regional Office for Africa (UNEP-ROA) says it will support African youth leaders to champion environmental issues in the continent. This...
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