In its continued efforts to address the menace of climate change, the Lagos State Government through the Ministry of the Environment has tasked principals and teachers in Lagos schools to support the initiative of the Government in their respective schools.
The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) recently, tasked the Federal Government to ensure bio-safety development in the region and as well embrace modern biotechnology.ECOWAS representative, Mr. Ernest Aubee stated this at the national consultative forum on draft West African Sub-regional bio-safety regulation held in Abuja, where urged the Federal Government to ensure that Nigeria as the giant of Africa set the pace in the area of bio safety
Officials of National Oilspill Detection and Response Agency (NODSRA) has visited the oil spill site at Isheri where they inspected the sub-soil oil leakage that has been polluting the underground water and the environment in the area
Efforts at managing oil spill in Nigeria may come under bureaucratic intrigues as the Ministry of Petroleum has initiated a move to jettison the existing National Oil Spill Contingency Plan endorsed in 2003, by the Obasanjo adminstration
No fewer than Six hundred and eighty-one victims of last year flood in Gwadabawa local government have received the sum of N80 million from Sokoto state government, State Water Resources Commissioner, Alhaji Umaru Walin-Isa, has disclosed
Experts on environment have predicted that Nigeria can make over N34 billion on sale of carbon credit the nation is able to implement Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), projects
The intractable crisis rocking Jos and its environ is beginning to take its toll on some food items notably iris potatoes, cabbages, green peas, onions which are produced in the Middle Belt plateau
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission Engr. Eugene Ikemefuna Juwah has emphasized the need for cooperation among all the regulatory agencies in the country to ensure interest of government and business operators are not jeopardised
Arising from the three-day summit on climate change at the weekend, stakeholders at the 3rd edition of the annual summit organized by Lagos State Government have recommended that Lagos State should consider the adoption of the functional assessment framework approach to climate change actions as a way of facilitating the implementation of adaptation strategies.
ABUJA – Experts said Nigeria can make over N34 billion on sale of carbon credit the nation is able to implement Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), projects.
ABUJA – In order to combat the problem of deforestation in Nigeria, the Federal Government has allocated five billion naira (N5B), to plant seedlings to help in combating deforestation challenges in the nation.
About 200 of the 610 housing units constructed in Akpabuyo near Calabar for Civil and Public Servants by the Cross River State Government is expected to be completed in August this year.
Experts said Nigeria can make over N34 billion on sale of carbon credit the nation is able to implement Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD), projects.
The Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke has said that the recent ban on all logging within the state is to reduce deforestation and at the same time help in solving the climate change crisis.
THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, (FMBN), should be recapitalization to the tune of about N100 billion to enable it aggressively address the issue of acute shortage of housing accommodation being experienced in the country.
LAGOS Island, unarguably the hottest business district in the country is witnessing an unprecedented surge in the value of commercial properties.
The Lagos State Government at the weekend decried the removal of manhole covers on major highways in the metropolis by some unidentified people, warning that it would not hesitate to treat culprits as economic saboteurs.
MESSRS Stormberg Engineering Limited, the company developing the the multi-billion Naira ultra-modern Tejuosho Shopping Complex located in the heart of Yaba Business District, may not meet the May 2011 completion target which they had earlier set for themselves.
The importance of recreation in mental and physical development of human was demonstrated at the weekend as Lagos State Government in its quest to develop all open spaces within the metropolis into recreation and relaxation spots formally handed over the Oworonsoki Mini Sports Complex to the community.
The global deluge that swept through Australia, Brazil and Sri Lanka in the new year is a warning to the emerging trends in rain, drought and extremes weather that will assail countries in the tropics and subtropics in the years ahead as its temperature rise.
There are worries that the global atmosphere is containing more water vapour resulting from rising temperatures.
Arc Roti Delano is the President of the Association of Consulting Architects of Nigeria (ACANigeria). A former Honorary Secretary of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Arc Delano who is also the managing director of FMA (Femi Majekodunmi& Associates) in this interview, spoke on the invasion of foreign architecture and the rampant incidents of buildings collapse in the country.
A primary mortgage operator, Mr Wale Osisanya says the mortgage business in Nigeria is still at its lowest ebb. Mr Osisanya who is the managing director of Jubilee Life Savings & Loans Limited rated the industry a paltry 20 per cent.
In order to implement the five-year sustainable sewage and sanitation infrastructure strategy and facilitation of public private partnership in wastewater management, Lagos State Government last week commissioned Wastewater Management Office’s administrative headquarters located along Obasa Street, Off Oba Akra Avenue, Ikeja.
More than a decade after it was conceptualised and its foundation stone laid by the immediate past Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) building at Idowu Taylor Street, Lagos is now slated for completion in June 2011.
Mr. Jide Oke is the immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS). In this interview with Jude Njoku, Mr Oke who until recently was the Head of the Property department of Oceanic Bank Plc, speaks on how homelessness can be checked in Nigeria.
To avoid imminent total collapse of Federal highways in the country, the House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has asked the Federal Government to inject over N500billion as an intervention fund to rescue the sector from the current deteriorating status.
MOTORISTS who have gone through hell plying the Ikotun-Idimu road may soon heave a sigh of relief. This is because Messrs Plycon Nigeria Limited, the construction handling the project has pledged to complete work on the road in February 2011. Speaking at a town hall meeting in Idimu, the company said the project is progressing satisfactorily.
THE Infrastructure Concession Regulation Commission (ICRC), has blamed the Ministry of Works for not doing a thorough job before signing the concession agreement for the N89 billion reconstruction work on the Lagos_Ibadan expressway. The road project was concessioned to Messrs. Bi_Courtney Highway Services.
The Federal Ministry of Works has embarked on the installation of weigh bridges on highways across the country. Minister of Works, Senator Sanusi Daggash who disclosed this in his seasonal message to Nigerians, re-iterated the “need for all haulage operators to exercise restraint from over-loading their trucks and trailers as these inimical actions remain the major cause of rapid road failure”.