Lagos, Ghana company sign agreement on solid and liquid waste treatment

To establish Material Recovery Facility to reduce downstream pressure The Lagos State Government and a Ghana Waste Management company, JONSPONG, on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to treat solid and liquid waste in the state. The MOU which…

Lawma organises Health and Safety Training for Sweepers

…. Deploys mechanised sweeping on strategic roads The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has organised the first quarter health and safety training for sanitation workers in the state, aimed at prioritising their health, safety, and overall well-being in the course…

EnviroNews Advocacy warns against dumping, blockage of Ogunpa River channels

The EnviroNews Advocacy & Campaigns for Sustainability, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has urged residents of Ibadan in Oyo State to prevent the outbreak of another flood disaster in the city by putting an end to the indiscriminate dumping of refuse…

TECH Mahindra, MTN, plant 40 trees at Lagos School

A leading digital solutions company, TECH Mahindra, has partnered with the Africa Clean- up Initiative (ACI) to plant 40 trees on behalf of MTN Nigeria. Newsmen reports that the tree planting exercise took place on Thursday at the Lagos State…

The Earthshot Prize Announces Earthshot Week and Awards to Take Place in Cape Town this November

The Earthshot Week is set to be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa in November, 2024; also featuring The Earthshot Prize and the annual Awards Ceremony. Across five days of landmark events, The Earthshot Prize will celebrate the groundbreaking work…

LAGOS, LAWMA AND THE BATTLE AGAINST FILTH

By Bolaji Israel   The city of Lagos, with its ever-increasing population and bustling economic activities, faces significant environmental challenges. With the ever-growing influx of people from all over the country into Lagos daily in search for greener pasture, coupled…

Ecotourism: Lekki Conservation Center play host to LASG officials

The Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) has played hosts to different high-level delegations from different arms and agencies of the Lagos State Government on inspection tours of its facilities at the 78 hectares forest reserve and wetland that seats at the…

Road to COP29: Highest Climate Ambitions Needed to Decarbonize World

by Cecilia Russell (Nairobi)   The road to COP29 has begun in earnest in the backdrop of a global climate report indicating that not only was 2023 the warmest year in a 174-year climate record, it was the warmest by…

Why Nigeria must Channel Petroleum Subsidy Savings Towards Driving Green Growth and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

By Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke   In a daring move, Nigeria’s President, His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, declared the immediate abolition of fuel subsidies during his Inaugural Address on May 29, 2023, stating quite simply that “subsidy is gone”.…

Coalition of CSOs host Post COP28 review; insist on better engagements for increased takeaways

The Coalition for Socio-Ecological Transformation (COSET) and partners in Abuja on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at a forum tagged “Post COP28 – Reviews and Lessons Learnt” undertook an analysis of engagements, positions and decisions from the 28th Session of the…

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