Building Collapses: AA Lagos Guber Candidate, Tope Balogun, regrets inaction by lagos government

AA Governorship Candidate, Hon. Tope Balogun laments the incessant building collapses; lays blame on current Lagos state executive and calls for an end to the impunity of ‘untouchable elites’.

Shell: We are Investigating Peremabiri Oil Spill in Bayelsa

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) on Monday, September 5, 2022, said it was investigating a report of an oil spill from its asset at Ogboinbiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. An operational mishap…

Traders lament losses as tanker explodes in Ogun

Traders on Ogun State’s Lambe-Matogun road have recounted their losses after a fuel tanker exploded on Saturday, destroying their shops and properties. The fire is said to have destroyed five shops worth millions of naira, including electricity cables. According to…

Deadly attack targets Somalia food convoy

At least 20 people, including women and children, have been killed and food aid destroyed after militants attacked several vehicles in Somalia’s central Hiiraan region. “They put a bomb while people were in the car and blew it up,” the…

Road Safety: Anambra Command Flags off Awareness Campaign

The Anambra State Command of the Federal Roads Safety Corps on Saturday flagged of ember months campaign with an awareness and fitness walk. The Corps Marshals’ walk which was held in Awka was attended by officials of the Nigeria Immigration…

Ukraine’s Nuclear Power Plant loses connection link once again

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has once again lost the connection to its last remaining main external power line, but the facility is continuing to supply electricity to the grid through a reserve line, the International Atomic Energy Agency…

Bayelsa Community calls for urgent intervention in continuous oil spillage

The Peremabiri community in Bayelsa on Friday decried the continuous unattended oil spillage in the area. Mr Return Koma,  Chairman, Peremabiri  Community Development Committee, decried this in  a statement to newsmen in Yenagoa. According to him,  a petroleum development company has been insensitive over…

Pakistan: Frantic efforts to prevent disaster as floods continue

With more than 33 million people impacted, that represents 15 per cent of the total Pakistani population, said Dr. Palitha Mahipala, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative in the country. Some “6.4 plus million people are in dire need of humanitarian aid”,…

How countries can better cope with flood risk

Catastrophic floods have hit Pakistan in recent weeks that have killed over 1,000 people, displaced close to 500,000 and impacted the lives of over 30 million residents. The floods have left more than one-third of the country submerged in water, with…

The War in Ukraine: Global Food Security in Peril

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year, sanctions levied against Russia have politically, economically, and militarily hamstrung it. Unfortunately, these sanctions combined with the security situation in the Black Sea and the realities of war…

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