Lagos medical infrastructure blueprint remains on course

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi have offered strategic insights into the ongoing efforts of the Lagos state government towards restructuring the state’s medical and healthcare infrastructure. This is part of…

Maina Bukar appointed as Director General of National Great Green Wall Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Yusuf Maina-Bukar as the Director-General of the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW). The appointment was disclosed in a statement issued on Friday by Saghir El-Mohammed, spokesman of the federal…

We need ‘cohesiveness’ in our infrastructure delivery mechanisms, says Oshodi

“The tie-end that would pull a project or infrastructure together still has not been properly sorted out. We are not there yet. We are still at the basic level of initial project execution and immediately after everybody goes their way.…

ustainable Innovation Forum seeks effective delivery of high level commitments by world leaders on Day 1.

Following a week of significant progress at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, the Sustainable Innovation Forum in the Climate Action Innovation Zone opened Monday with three days of discussion focused on how high-level commitments made by world leaders can be…

50 persons trapped as 21 storey building collapses in Lagos

A 21-storey building under construction has collapsed on Gerard Road, Ikoyi. It is estimated that over 50 persons are trapped under the rubble; from Arise TV, with reports stating the building’s owner might be among those trapped As at the…

Speakers advocate for increased focus on OneHealth as conference ends

Various speakers and participants have called for an increased focus on OneHealth as a holistic way of addressing health issues in Africa; even as the GET conference on OneHealth and Bio-security ended on Friday, 29th October. OneHealth is defined as a…

Africa needs the right strategies for adaptation and mitigation that meet the needs of the people, communities and further boosts our developmental agenda…..says Landry Ninteretse

Africa needs the right strategies for adaptation and mitigation that meet the needs of the people, communities and further boosts our developmental agenda. Says Landry Ninteretse in an interview with Environment Africa Magazine. Landry has been very passionate about climate…

Partnership opens Call for women-led climate solutions in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st) with support from BothEnds, Netherlands, have opened calls for project proposals on women-led climate solutions initiative across Nigeria; to mitigate climate related challenges. In a statement credited to the group; in a world…

Innovating for sustainability

‘Innovation is a political priority across Europe that can deliver many benefits for society but also generate costs that are often unaccounted for. A European Environment Agency briefing, published today, looks at how innovation can respond to sustainability challenges and…

MOWCA seeks to provide effective maritime leadership for regional development

* To provide effective management to increase trade and combat regional maritime challenges * Nigeria’s Adalikwu in pole position to win election as Secretary General By Samuel Nwosu and Hope Attari Monday These are not the best of times for…

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