ICDO calls for deployment of technology in disaster management

The International Civil Defence Organisation (ICDO) has called for investment and deployment of innovative technologies to predict, prevent, prepare and respond to natural and man-made disasters. Mrs Njoupouo Mariatou, Secretary General, ICDO, made the call at the 2024 World Civil…

Nureni emerges as National Chairman, Environmental Engineers Association.

MD, Lagos Water, Rector, YabaTech and three others inducted as Fellows Pledges to increase capacity of engineers to combat flooding It was all about purpose and focus as Engr Nureni Adegboyega Ogunyemi was inaugurated as the 14th National Chairman of…

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…

Tinubu, Governors Mull establishment of State Police; seek increased local food production

At a meeting earlier today, President Bola Tinubu, with the Vice President Kashim Shettima, the 36 States Governors and the FCT Minister, have expressed preference towards establishing a state based police structure. This is in opposition to approving the formation…

Access Bank Boss, Wigwe, others presumed dead in US chopper crash

It’s a sad day as Mr Herbert Wigwe, the CEO of Access Bank Plc, has been reported killed in a helicopter crash in the United States of America. However, up till the time of writing this report, no survivors have…

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”.…

LAWMA, MAN Collaborate for Environmental Sustainability

Styrofoam ban in public interest   The Lagos Waste Management Authority, (LAWMA) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), have met to discuss ways of implementing sustainable waste management strategies, following the recent ban on usage of styrofoam packs in…

Last Generation climate activists charged over German island protest

German climate activists belonging to the Last Generation group that joined protests on the island of Sylt last summer are facing charges brought by the public prosecutor’s office. Six people are accused of damaging property and trespassing after allegedly disrupting…

Shell Must Address Ecological, Health, Economic and Social Impacts Concerns in the Niger Delta Before Selling Assets.

Press Statement by Civil Society Organizations   On the 16th of January 2024, Shell announced on its website and social media platform X that it had reached an agreement to sell its Nigerian onshore subsidiary SPDC to a consortium of domestic…

NNPC, NSCDC Inspect Illegal Vessel Intercepted in Warri

On Monday, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) conducted an inspection of an illegal crude oil vessel loaded with thousands of metric tonnes of crude oil. The vessel was intercepted by Tanita Security Services, a private security firm,…

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