Saturday , November 17 2018

Small boats rescue passengers as plane crashes into sea

A flotilla of small boats rescued all 47 passengers and crew from an Air Niugini flight that crashed into the sea short of the runway at an airport in the tiny South Pacific nation of Micronesia on Friday, the airport’s manager said. “It was supposed to land but instead of …

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NACC and Footprint to Africa Collaborate to Host 2019 Independence Investment Forum

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) in partnership with FootPrint to Africa is set to host the first edition of The Independence Investment Forum (TIIF), on the 1st of October, 2019, Nigeria’s Independence Day. Commemorating the independence of Nigeria, the event seeks to advance economic cooperation between Nigeria and the …

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Nigeria, Austria collaborate on renewable energy, Namibia optimises opportunities

Nigeria is set to partner with Austria on renewable energy as part of efforts to deepen bilateral trade between the two nations. Mr Vivian Okeke, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Austria, stated this in an Interview with the Europe correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a conference in Zurich. …

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Bassey: Is there biosafety in Nigeria?

In his welcome words at a Media Training on Promoting Biosafety in Nigeria held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Abuja, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), Nnimmo Bassey, expresses concern over the state of biosafety in the country At a recent HOMEF dialogue with farmers, most of the …

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E-Waste Relief Foundation Initiates Call to Action for E-Waste Handlers!

By Sam Ifeanyi Nwosu. We need to step up our activities to prevent the growth of e-waste streams in Nigeria, says Prof. Oladele Osibanjo. With E-waste as the fastest growing waste stream in the world at 3-4 percent annually and estimated to grow to 52.2 million tonnes by 2021 and …

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IT WASN’T ALL BAD. 4-year-old named Florence helps those affected by the hurricane

Florence Wisniewski isn’t going to let a hurricane sully her good name. Wisniewski, 4, lives in Chicago, far from where Hurricane Florence caused so much devastation. Her mother, Tricia Wisniewski, told WLS-TV that she explained to her daughter what was going on in the Carolinas, and showed her video of …

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Hurricane tracker LIVE: Latest NOAA updates as THREE storms build in the Atlantic

THREE storms are churning across the Atlantic Ocean, each with the chance of strengthening into tropical cyclones. Here are the latest live updates and hurricane tracking. By JAMES BICKERTON NOAA are tracking three disturbances which are barrelling through the Atlantic Ocean, and all have significant chances of being upgraded to …

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Research forecasts US among top nations to suffer economic damage from climate change

Novel UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing US economy about $250 billion per year. For the first time, researchers have developed a data set quantifying what the social cost of carbon — the measure of the economic harm from carbon dioxide emissions — will be for the …

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Stakeholders support geothermal energy for electricity

Experts in the energy sector have called on the federal government to explore alternative source of power by using geothermal energy resources to generate electricity in the country. They spoke at the 2018 Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society and Nigerian Geological Survey Agency, NGSA, Discourse Series in Abuja. Boss Mustapha, …

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‘Current Power Infrastructure Can’t Transmit Above 4, 000 Megawatt

The former minister of aviation, Babatunde Omotoba, has revealed that the current infrastructure in the power sector was incapable of transmitting more than 4000 megawatts adding that Nigeria cannot generate 7000 megawatts. He stated this in Abuja yesterday at the 2018 engineering conference organised by the Nigerian Institution of Civil …

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