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Japan tsunami, nuclear disaster; Lessons for Nigeria – Amb. Shoji

’How we are helping host country on power, technological devt’
Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ryuichi Shoji speaks on hinderances to Nigeria’s technological advancement and how his home country is helping to address them. Shoji also comments on the lessons Nigeria can learn from the tsunami and the attendant nuclear disaster that struck Japan about a year ago. Excerpt:

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Fashola tasks children on climate change

Lagos State Government Last week marked the 3rd Anniversary of Climate Change Clubs in state schools in its efforts to educate school children on issues of climate change and groom them to become environmental ambassadors who will spread the message of mitigation and adaptive measures of curbing the menace of global warming to the larger society.

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Nigeria to develop low carbon strategy

The Federal Government of Nigeria will pursue a low carbon development strategy to achieve Vision 2020 targets. This hint was dropped by the Minister of Environment, Mr John Odey in a message to the National Workshop on Developing a Low Carbon Industrial Strategy for Nigeria. The Minister stated Nigeria’s commitment to develop a low carbon industrial strategy that creates growth, employment and reduce emission of greenhouse gases.

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Okomu stakeholders petition Oshiomhole over deforestation

Protection for Okomu National Park (PONPE), a coalition of stakeholder organisations and individuals and Local Advisory Committee for Okomu National Park (LAC_Okomu) have sent a petition to the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole urging him to urgently look into what they called ‘’illegal logging, carting away of logs and bodily attacks on staff of the National Park situated at Arakhuan_Udo in Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, with the view to bringing the perpetrators to book”

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