Tag: environment

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2018

The environment matters to public policy and #ThursdayTalks tackles this

The discussion for the third edition of Thursday Talks (May 31) was the environment and the need for active citizens to ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s floods -A call to action on climate change

by Amusa Temitope Victor   The rains can no longer be predicted, the simple agrarian African setting is groaning. It ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] LASG says it has cleared over 12,600 tonnes of waste from streets, drains in 10 days

The Lagos State Ministry of the Environment, in collaboration with Visionscape, has cleared over 12,600 metric tonnes of waste from ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 25, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG gives owners of illegal structures in Obalende 48 hours to pull them down

The Lagos State Government today served another 48 hours Abatement Notice, from Tuesday, 25th to Thursday to 27th of July ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 24, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos gives quit notice to owners of properties blocking drainage channels

The Lagos State Government on Sunday has ordered owners of properties erected on drainage channels and impeding the free-flow of ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 21, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG determined to complete all unfinished housing projects

Lagos State Government has demonstrated its determination to complete ongoing housing projects with the mobilization of contractors back to the ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 10, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG introduces the Cleaner Lagos Initiative for cleaner environment

Lagos State Government introduces The Cleaner Lagos Initiative for a cleaner environment for all Lagosians. Watch below; Itunuoluwa

ItunuoluwaJuly 3, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG launches cleaner Lagos initiative with 920 environmental sanitation corps

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, Friday,  launched the much anticipated new environmental management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative ...

ItunuoluwaJune 24, 2017

French President Macron and Arnold Shwarzenegger throw jabs at Trump in video

Governor of California and star actor of the “Terminator” film franchise Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a video on his Facebook page, ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

How Fayose’s govt will use your ‘trash’ to boost state revenue

The Ekiti State Government on Monday said it is making efforts to embark on a waste-to-wealth programme, aimed at recycling all household ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

‘Clean-up of Ogoniland will take 20 years’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, revealed that the clean-up of Ogoniland will go on for the next two decades. The ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

#NDCleanup: What Nigerians are saying about Buhari’s visit to Niger Delta

For more than two decades, the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and the people of Ogoni ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

Buhari to visit Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari will on June 2, 2016 visit the Rivers state to flag off the clean-up of the Ogoni ...

YEditorOctober 21, 2014

Mess up the environment and get sanctioned – Read how NESREA plans to do this

by Laila Ibrahim The Federal Government has mapped out modalities to implement sanctions against erring companies in the areas of ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 9, 2014

Tarila Marclint Ebiede: President Jonathan is unable to solve the Niger Delta environmental question (Y! PolicyHub)

by Tarila Marclint Ebiede Five years after militancy  stopped in the Niger Delta and amnesty was established, little has been done ...

February 17, 2014

Opinion: Why the same sex marriage law is necessary

by Dani Ajonu So, what role will criminalization play, in all of this? We can get an idea by observing ...

January 20, 2014

6 things employees want from their jobs… more than a raise

By Ankush Bahuguna Getting an ideal job is lesser about the profession and more about the satisfaction it gives to the employee. A ...

November 4, 2013

Orji Uzor Kalu: Strange things are happening in our environment

by Orji Uzor Kalu In its recent report on global pollution, CNN listed Thailand and Nigeria among the most polluted ...

October 14, 2013

Opinion: Young people and climate change in Nigeria

by Hamzat Lawal As the next COP meeting scheduled to hold in Warsaw in November is weeks away, we as ...

October 11, 2013

Join the debate: 10 things you can (actually) learn from (watching) porn

by Anna Breslaw It is easier to notice this when you are watching it — and then when it happens ...

September 11, 2013

BREAKING: Pres. Jonathan sacks education, foreign affairs ministers, and 7 others

President Goodluck Jonathan has reshuffled his cabinet, dropping nine ministers. The ministers affected are Ruqayat Rufai (Education); Zainab Kunchi (Power, [state]); Buka ...

September 10, 2013

Jaye Gaskia: Betrayal by a few in the Niger Delta

by Jaye Gaskia For starters, never in the entire history of the Niger Delta has the region’s environment been subjected ...

May 17, 2013

What is this mysterious foam oozing from street?! (LOOK)

Chinese commuters got a shocking surprise earlier this week when gallons of putrid foam started oozing out of the street. ...

May 13, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: Our environment breeds cancer and malaria (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze Malaria is commonly associated with poverty, and can indeed be a cause of poverty and a major ...

March 11, 2013

Finally: Lagos gov’t re-opens Ladipo market

by Isi Esene The Lagos State Government has reopened the Ladipo market which was closed on February 25 over environmental ...

March 11, 2013

Expect more rains and thunderstorms – Lagos gov’t warns residents

by Isi Esene The Lagos State government has warned residents living in flood-prone areas in the state to prepare for ...

January 13, 2013

Bizarre: How 5 goats arrested by Osun environmental agency fared in detention

The unusual and the unexpected happened in Osun State last Tuesday when an agency of the state government, the Osun ...

September 12, 2012

“Beautify your environment or go to jail” – Lagos govt warns residents

by Isi Esene It’s official, the Lagos State Government has made it mandatory for residents of the state to beautify ...

September 1, 2012

Kingsley Iweka: Open city (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Observing these people I remember the age long argument whether man as an entity is fundamentally evil. I wonder how ...

June 20, 2012

We’ve heard that before: President Jonathan can rule from anywhere in the world, says Maku

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, has come out forcefully to condemn those who are criticising President Jonathan ...

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