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Does Water Usage and Conservation Really Matter? Yes. Here’s Why

By Anna Kucirkova Waters everywhere, right? You use water when you turn on the faucet to wash your hands, to use the restroom, wash your clothes, and of course, you drink it. Water seems like an abundant, never-ending supply, right? Unfortunately, that’s not true. In fact,...

Oil exports, controlled imports spurred Nigeria’s economic recovery in H2’17

Nigeria’s recovery from economic recession slowly began in the second quarter of 2017 (Q2 2017) mainly because of oil exports and controlled imports, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday. The bureau disclosed this in a report published on its website titled, Nigerian...

Bill Gates backed Canadian scientist seek to remove CO2 from air

A Canadian company, backed by Bill Gates, says it has reached an important threshold in developing technology that can remove CO2 from the air. Carbon Engineering has published a peer-reviewed study showing that they can capture carbon for under $100 a tonne. This would be a major advance...

WED 2018: Chevron’s Commitment to Environmental Protection

Energy Monday, June 4,2018 What are the people of the world doing to Planet Earth and the world environment? These are emerging topical questions as we mark yet another World Environment Day (WED) The World Environment Day (WED), which takes place annually on June 5 is the...

WED 2018: Chevron’s commitment to environmental protection

The World Environment Day (WED), held annually on June 5 is the biggest event to celebrate and promote environmental awareness and sustainability across the globe. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972, WED aims to raise global awareness and mobilize humans to...

Cross River LGA attain open defecation free status

Yakurr local government area of Cross River State has attained the open defecation free (ODF) status under the Federal Government, European Union and United Nations Children’s Fund Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) I and II. This would make it the third local...

Earth movements: Oyo government allays fears of residents

The Oyo State Government has allayed the fears of residents, especially those in Oke-Ogun, following the recent earth movements in the area. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Solid Minerals, Mr Mathew Oyedokun, said in a statement on Tuesday in Ibadan that the incident...

Oil Spill: FG kicks off Ogoni clean-up with $170 million

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday presided over the signing of the escrow agreement to draw $170million from the first tranche of the $1bn Ogoni clean-up funding recommended by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). The signing was witnessed...

Harsh weather forces Dutse residents to sleep outdoor

Residents of Dutse metropolis of Jigawa are currently sleeping outside their homes due to excessive heat, investigations by our reporters have revealed. Since the beginning of hot season in March, residents have abandoned their rooms to sleep outside their premises. Further investigations revealed that people not...

NSE promotes Earth Day, signs Corporate Recycling MoU with RecyclePoints Limited

Lagos, April 23, 2018. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RecyclePoints Limited for the collection and recycling of waste materials generated at The Exchange’s offices. This initiative is also a demonstration...
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