Environment

FG endorses white paper on harmonisation of global climate concerns

FG endorses white paper on harmonisation of global climate concerns

By Udeme Akpan As the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) opens in Egypt, the Federal Government, represented by the Ministers of Environment, Power and Trade has recommended a white paper titled: ‘Trade, Energy and Climate Change: Harmonising Nigerian and Global Concerns on Climate’. Led by PUTTRU, the white paper is a collaborative effort […]
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NiMet predicts 3-day cloudiness, thunderstorm from Monday

NiMet predicts 3-day cloudiness, thunderstorm from Monday

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of cloudiness and thunderstorms from Monday to Wednesday across the country. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the Northern region with chances of thunderstorms over parts of Taraba and Southern Kaduna in the morning hours. The agency […]

UNESCO raises alarm on collapse of biodiversity

UNESCO raises alarm on collapse of biodiversity

The UN Education, Scientific and Culture Organisation (UNESCO) has raised alarm at unprecedented speed which biodiversity is collapsing globally. Ms Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO expressed this concern at the UNESCO 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB-ICC) Programme in Abuja. Biodiversity refers to the variety of […]

NiMet goofs as heavy rainfall ushers Nigerians into new week

NiMet goofs as heavy rainfall ushers Nigerians into new week

By Rasheed Sobowale Despite the 3-day cloudiness and sunshine prediction by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Sunday, Nigerians were ushered into the new week with a heavy shower from above. According to the Agency, chances of rain were only expected in states like Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Osun and Bayelsa later in the day; but […]

NiMet predicts 3-day cloudiness, sunshine from Monday

NiMet predicts 3-day cloudiness, sunshine from Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days cloudiness and sunshine from Monday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja predicted  cloudy skies with intervals of sunshine are anticipated over the northern region on Monday. The agency further predicted chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Taraba, Kebbi, Bauchi and […]

UNILORIN don discovers use of eggshell to tackle pollution

UNILORIN don discovers use of eggshell to tackle pollution

Professor Omodele Eletta of the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has discovered the use of eggshell, coconut shell, sawdust and croaker fish scales for the prevention of environmental pollution. Eletta disclosed this in her Inaugural Lecture entitled: “Bad yet good: Rummaging and Combatting for Future Water and Land Security”. The don, who lectures […]