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A Nigerian Youth Advocate impacting the world thro

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
As the electioneering season starts across Nigeria and the federating States, various political parties, politicians are now fully engaged in marketing and de-marketing of their alleged political opponents within and outside their parties. Far away in North America, a young man by name Gbujie ...

Why Africans need to support the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary Project 

Monday, April 30, 2018
Continental Africa is located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Generally, Africa has two distinct seasons, the rainy season characterized by sprouting flowers with green grasses and the dry season characteristically felt as an intense heat. Africa 39;s geographical locat ...

Artificial intelligence can help protect your personal data

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Scientists have developed a programme that uses artificial intelligence to decipher a website rsquo;s data protection policies in the blink of an eye, and can help you protect your personal information. The programme developed by researchers, including those from Ecole Polytechnique Federale ...

Lagos tackles domestic waste, begins allocation of bins to houses

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Following the restructuring of the waste management system in Lagos state, the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) has commenced the allocation of bins to residences in Lagos State to ensure each building gets a dedicated waste bin for proper disposal of waste. The bin, a 240-liter or 1,100 liter ...

Rije and Kuruji, Nigerian Communities Powered by Poultry Waste

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
By converting poultry waste into 30KVA power unit, Rije community and Kuruji community, both in the Kuje axis of the Federal Capital Territory have blazed the trail for championing clean and green energy in Abuja, thanks to the Power Africa project. Playing host to over 1200 indigenes who ot ...

Herdadi, Others Seek Commitment To End Gas Flaring

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Gas flaring is the burning of natural gas that is associated with crude oil when it is pumped up from the ground. It is an up-stream activity in the Petroleum Industry. Gas flaring is a crude way of disposing of the associated gas with with crude oil. Waste gases are subjected to such a proce ...

CLI hosts environmentalists to restate commitment to healthier, safer Lagos

Friday, December 15, 2017
As part of efforts to further explain and familiarize stakeholders with the plans and technicalities outlined by the Lagos State Government to effectively manage solid waste in the state, private enterprises and environmentalists who promote recycling were recently hosted to a breakfast session by t ...

Forte Oil Commissions Green Energy Solutions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A leading indigenous energy firm, Forte Oil Plc, has commissioned alternative solar energy solution tagged lsquo;Green Energy rsquo; solution for medium income earners. Speaking during the launch, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), Forte Oil Group, Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa, stated that ldquo ...

Ignorance of the people: the biggest challenge of the environment - Wonne Afrone

Saturday, November 25, 2017
The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global event initiated by Ocean Conservancy (OC) since 1986. The aim is to engage citizens to remove trash and debris from beaches and waterways all around the world, identify the sources of debris, and change the behavioral patterns that contribute t ...

Is Climate Change not the same as Global Warming?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Sincerely, these two terminologies ndash; Global Warming and Climate Change ndash; top the list of the most interchangeably used word by environmental scientists and journalists and it often leaves ldquo;laymen rdquo; confused whether the terms represent same or similar concepts. Now that awa ...

'Towerkill' Responsible For Sharp Decline in Bird Species

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Recent scientific advancements around the world have conflicted with some environmental systems; hence, there are many struggles to create a balance. One of the talking points is the 39;Towerkill. 39; lsquo;Towerkill rsquo; is a phenomenon that describes the killing of a large number of ...

Nigeria’s Growing Need for Beach Plastic Audit

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
According to Ocean Atlas 2017 - a publication of facts and figures on the threats to our marine ecosystems by Heinrich B ouml;ll Foundation and the University of Kiel rsquo;s Future Ocean Cluster of Excellence ndash; Nigeria ranks among the top twenty countries with the worst plastic w ...

Devastating Effects Of Deforestation And Overcrowding

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Experts in Environment have recently predicted that most major cities across Africa will be experiencing landslide and other ecological disaster in quick successions as a result of overcrowding and deforestation. As sad as this may sound, governments at various levels are yet to come up with aggress ...
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