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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has decried the menace of plastic products to the environment, urging residents of the state to embrace the campaign on reducing the use of plastics in the environment.
The Federal Government, yesterday, handed over the soil erosion and flood control project to Veritas University, Bwari, Saburi and Kubwa communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to prevent flooding and ease pedestrian and vehicular access.
Oman said Friday that Cyclone Mekunu, which wreaked havoc in the Yemeni island of Socotra, has intensified into category 2 as it bore down on the south of the sultanate.
The Plateau State Government has warned against the indiscriminate dumping of waste during the rainy season to curtail flooding and the outbreak of diseases.
At least 41 people died after a dam burst in central Kenya, police said on Thursday, as residents described muddy waters ripping through their homes in what one survivor called "hell on earth".
The disaster comes after three failed rainy seasons inflicted a crippling drought that sent food prices soaring and left more than three million people requiring food aid.
The proposed rehabilitation of the Eleyele Dam, in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, will substantially enhance residents’ access to potable water, as well as save the city from frightening flood incidents.
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.
The senator representing Edo North senatorial district of Edo State, Senator Francis Alimekhena, has urged the Federal Government to make adequate arrangement to check flooding in the area particularly places around the bank of the River Niger, to avoid casualties as the rainy season approaches.
The Lagos State Government, on Monday, announced plans to commence removal of all abandoned vehicles on roads to complement emergency recovery efforts and prevent mishaps on streets and major highways in the State.
The Ministry of Education has called on stakeholders and school administrators to be security consciousness and ensure the safety of their pupils and students.
Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has called on the people of the state to refrain from dumping refuse in drainage channels and waterways so as to avert flooding.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.
In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.
Live bullet from an AK47 rifle carried by an unnamed police officer has killed a 38-year-old woman in Onitsha.
The Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, has accused some HMOs, Hospitals, Insurance companies as the institutions that want to defraud Nigerians and who ganged up and masterminded his suspension for six months.
Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi said on Wednesday that no fewer than 349 schools were damaged across the state by the strong windstorm that swept across the state on Saturday.
UNAIDS has expressed its sincere appreciation to Denmark for its long-standing support and welcomes its decision to increase its core contributions to UNAIDS.
Saudi Arabia landed safely in Rostov-on-Don after experiencing a technical failure in one of their plane’s engines mid-flight.
The Taliban have banned their fighters from attending public gatherings, going into cities and meeting with the Afghan public, as well as officials and security forces, during the three-day ceasefire, according to a statement by the militants.
The Nigerian Ports Authority said on Thursday that revenue on car importation into the country dropped by 20 per cent this year, a fallout of the Federal Government’s Automobile Policy.