Saturday , November 17 2018

SEA AWARDS HONOURS ECO-ACHIEVERS!

Localizing Sustainability of the Green Economy in Nigeria – A developmental Approach. The maiden edition of the Sustainability, Environment and Advocacy (SEA) Awards has come and gone but left with lingering traces of camaraderie and regard for those who were deemed worthy to have merited recognition in this first edition. …

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Nigeria’s Alternative Energy Expo elcomes Global Investors to Abuja in 8th Edition

 Abuja, Nigeria, October 23, 2018 — The 8th annual Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo (NAEE) which ended yesterday in Abuja at the Yar’Adua Centre had in attendance hundreds of delegates and participants across Africa and industrialized world. With the theme ‘Liberating Economic Drive with Clean Energy’ this year’s edition was one …

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2018 Nigeria Energy Awards (NEA) finalists have been revealed

          The 2018 Nigeria Energy Awards (NEA) finalists have been revealed, with 32 finalists making the cut across 15 categories. The winner of the Chairman’s award will be announced on the evening of the 23 rd at the Yar Adau Conference Centre, Abuja. The awards ceremony will be attended …

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Aquifers: Underground Stores of Freshwater

By Becky Oskin, Contributing Writer Aquifers are underground layers of rock that are saturated with water that can be brought to the surface through natural springs or by pumping. The groundwater contained in aquifers is one of the most important sources of water on Earth: About 30 percent of our liquid …

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Looks Like Climate Change Will Ruin Beer for Us, Too

If the results of last week’s chilling U.N. climate report drove you to drink this weekend, first of all — we’re sorry. We don’t like it, either. Here’s a photo of a majestic elk sneezing to make you feel better. Secondly, we hate to say it, but we’ve got even more bad news for …

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Benue boils again as gunmen kill policeman, three others in fresh attack

Zaki-Biam, the commercial nerve centre of the people of Sankera in Ukum local government area of Benue state witnessed heavy tension as armed gunmen attacked Tse-Ajondo, mechanic site and Tse-Uvia in the town leaving a policeman and three others dead. New Telegraph gathered that the gunmen also allegedly abducted another …

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Scores killed as Muslims, Christians clash in Kaduna

Several people were feared killed while scores of others were injured when Muslims and Christians clashed yesterday at Kasuwan Magani community in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state government yesterday evening imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani community. The clash was said to have started about …

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Lagos Assembly orders immediate return of PSP, disowns Visionscape

The Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state to call on the Private Sector Partnership (PSP) operators in their areas to go back to refuse packing job with immediate effect. Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. …

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Environmentalists predict more flood risks in Lagos State; lays blame on State Government!

Stakeholders in the environment gathered at the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA as the Mainland Chapter of the Nigerian Environmental Society, NES hosted a One-Day Roundtable Dialogue on “Ensuring a More Flood-Resilient Nigeria – A Case Study of Lagos State” In the last few months, the spate of devastating …

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Rapid response needed to limit global warming

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments   Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global …

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