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The Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) says it will kick start preparations for the 5th Cup of Africa Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF) with the forthcoming 2nd National Amputee Football championship.

Nigeria amputee football federation to rebuild national team

Isah Sulaiman, President of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), said that footballers selected from the just-concluded trials would replace the dissolved national team otherwise known as ‘Special Eagles’.
The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.

Philippines sends trash back to Canada

The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte.

Governor Obiano: No sacred cow in crime fighting

Governor Willie Obiano of Anam­bra State, on Thursday, restat­ed that in fighting crime, nobody would be spared.

Insecurity: No sacred cows in Anambra – Governor Obiano

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state on Thursday restated his commitment to fighting crime and criminality in the state.
Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

Scavengers: We don’t steal, we only value waste products

Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

Federal government needs N77.8 billion to remove ship wrecks, derelicts

No fewer than 120 ship wrecks and derelicts are impeding smooth navigation on Nigerian coastline and waterways.

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 Ikpeazu decries menace of plastics on environment

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.

Europe’s bottled-water producers seek to increase plastic recycling

Europe’s bottled water producers set a goal on Tuesday of raising collection rates of plastic bottles to 90 per cent by 2025 from 60 per cent to improve recycling and cut pollution.

Asiwaju Tinubu intervenes in waste managers, Lagos government rift

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says the lingering issue of waste management in Lagos State will soon be resolved.

Guinness Nigeria signs MoU with Wecyclers on waste management

To reduce environmental impact across its operations and throughout its supply chain, Guinness Nigeria Plc., has partnered with Wecyclers, a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health to support its waste management agenda.

Federal govt urged to fund waste management

An ecologist, Mr Habib Omotosho, has urged the government to provide adequate funds for relevant waste management authorities to purchase more waste evacuation equipment.

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau asks Borno residents to ‘repent and seek God’s face’

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.
Oriol Junqueras was vice president of Catalonia until he was removed in October 2017

Catalan leader jailed for 13 years over independence referendum

Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced Catalonia's former deputy leader to 13 years in prison over his role in a banned 2017 independence referendum.

ECOWAS court orders federal government to pay N10 million to soldier dismissed for losing...

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation following his dismissal from the Nigerian Army for the loss of his rifle in 2012.

APC chairmen, SGF hold meeting over ultimatum

There was anxiety on Sunday as state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress met behind closed-doors in Abuja over their grievances with the national leadership of the party.
Idi Barde Gubana, the deputy governor of Yobe State, has announced a sustained support at all levels of immunisation in the state.

Yobe pledges support for immunisation programmes

Idi Barde Gubana, the deputy governor of Yobe State, has announced a sustained support at all levels of immunisation in the state.