Several years after the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) failed to strike a reciprocity accord with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Lagos State chapter of the Institute has renewed reciprocity talks with RICS.Read More
The Education Rights Campaign (ERC), has condemned in strong terms the parochial and self-serving political activities of some National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) ‘leaders’,Read More
The United Nations, UN has disclosed that Nigeria is now a major importer of forest products with an overall 3.5 % deforestation rate.
In 2002, the imports of forest products alone cost the $123 million even though Nigeria has abundant forest resources.
The academic Staff Union of Universities,ASUU, has flayed the Governing Council of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye in Ogun State, and National Universities Commission, NUC, over the present crisis of mass disengagement of staff rocking the institution.Read More
ABUJA – Federal Government has challenged developed nations of the world to support third world nations to fast track the pace of activities to reduce carbon emissions through deforestation and forest degradation.Read More
When the Nigerian Conservation Foundation began its campaign for green consciousness protection of the environment and biodiversity, hardly did Nigerians recognise the danger that was staring the country in the face.Read More
Against the background of global anger over the inability of BP to contain the spillage of thousand tons of oil into the Mexican gulf, Shell Petroleum Development Corporation and Chevron Oil have been outlining their corporate policies to deal with the challenges of climate change by reducing the flaring of the of associated gas from oil fields in the oil bearing region of NigeriaRead More
ABUJA-Nigeria-Africa stockpiles Programme has raised alarm over the quantity of obsolete pesticides that are in the nationâ€™s circulation.Read More
THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in a consultative meeting with major stakeholders in Emergency and Disaster Risk Reduction set to find a way out of the potential food crisis about to hit the Sahel region of the country.Read More
The dedication of the minister was visible at the meeting. Most of the time, he was always the last person to leave the Bella Centre venue of the Summit after having attended the usually long plenary meetings and regional consultative meetings of the African Group and that of Group of 77 plus China with his colleagues – the Minister of State Power, Minister of State Health and the Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as the seemingly indefatigable Nigerian Ambassador to the Nordic Countries, Dr. Boladei Godknows Igali.Read More
I think having seen how I performed in the last six months, they have decided to come and proudly associate themselves with me and I think that is an indirect endorsement at what I am doing at my job. But I particularly feel good that my lauded effort in trying to keep Nigeria safe is being recognized this way.Read More
By Jude Njoku AGAINSTthe backdrop of worsening road infrastructure in Lagos State and the fact that the level of funding required to provide or maintain the existing ones far exceeds the budgetary and resource capacity of the State, the government in 2004 enacted the Lagos State â€œRoads Lawâ€.
Meanwhile, due to the high demand for shopping malls in the highbrow Ikoyi and Victoria Island axis, UPDC has decided to overhauled its initial plan to build a multi-billion Naira Victoria Mall Plaza in the area.Read More
By Jude Njoku TO say thatÂ NigeriaÂ is under siege is not an understatement. The Sahara desert is expanding at an increasingly alarming rate with whole villages in the North disappearing under sand dunes. Affected villagers have become refugees in their own country.