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Lagos Assembly moves to empower LAWMA

Stakeholders in the environment sector in Lagos State on Thursday lauded the state House of Assembly for proposing an amendment to the Environmental law to empower the Lagos State Waste Management Authority.
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Environmentalist harps on challenges of recycling business

An Environmentalist, Mr Emmanuel Emechete, on Monday, harped on the difficulties encountered in recycling efforts in spite of the viability of the business in the country.

Environmentalist warns against imminent epidemic in Lagos

An Environmentalist, Mrs Glory Williams, on Monday warned against the possibility of an epidemic in various parts of Lagos state due to the indiscriminate dumping of waste on major streets and roads in the state.

Environmentalist: Review of Lagos State Environmental Law overdue

An environmentalist, Mr Taiwo Adewole, says the review of the Lagos State Environmental Law 2017 is long overdue.

Lagos government, DPR urged to stop gas station in residential areas

An Environmentalist, Mr Godwin Ekong, has called for a stop to the establishment of gas stations in residential areas in Lagos state, saying that the development endangered people’s lives.

Niger Delta leaders, stakeholders decry slow pace of Ogoni cleanup

Tension is beginning to mount in the Niger Delta region over the slow pace of Ogoni cleanup, announced by the Federal Government over two years ago.

Flooding: Environmentalist seeks stronger legislation against waste disposal

An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for legislation against blocking of drains and canals, saying it is the immediate cause of flooding.

Environmentalist tasks Lagos residents on proper waste disposals

An environmentalist and human rights activist, Mr Musbau Olatunji, has advised Lagos residents to always dispose their waste properly and in designated areas.

Environmentalist: How burning plastics pose risk to nervous system

An environmentalist, Mrs Folasade Adeboyejo, has warned against the burning of plastic products because it is harmful to the human nervous system.

Governor Okowa: I’ll continue to do more for Delta

Overwhelmed by the show of solidarity from his Anioma people (Delta north senatorial district), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has pledged to continue to do his best for the development of the entire state.

Environmentalist tasks Lagos residents on waste management

An Environmentalist, Mr Lawal Rasheed, on Friday urged Lagos residents to take responsibility for effective waste management and drainage clearing in their communities, ahead of the rainy season.

Modular refineries: Environmentalist advises on best practices

An environmentalist, Mr Nnimmo Bassey, has urged the Federal Government to equip universities and research institutions to locally design and fabricate equipment suitable for the proposed modular refineries in Nigeria.

Expert blames health challenges on poor disposal of human waste

An environmentalist, Mr Bassey Ating, has blamed prevalence of certain health challenges in the country on the poor disposal of human waste in some neighbourhoods.

How hygienic is meat from Nigeria’s abattoirs?

The surroundings of most abattoirs across the country have been a source of worry to many concerned citizens, particularly because of its negative implications on the wholesomeness of meat sold in the slaughterhouses.

Hate speech: APC should learn to accommodate dissenting voices – Onuesoke

The PDP chieftain who said APC has no viable structure on ground in the Niger Delta declared that the party does not have the wherewithal to win elections in the Niger Delta region.

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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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