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Nigerian developing plan to address effects of climate change – minister

The Nigerian government is developing a gender-based plan that aims to address the vulnerability of Nigerian women to climate change, the Minister of Environment,...

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts for third time in a week

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province, on Monday, erupted, gushing a 7,500-metre high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, officials said. It...

Flood: Over 500 South-south communities at risk this year – NEMA

 Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Walson Brandon, has said over 500 communities are at risk of flood...

Flood: Gwagwalada residents call for demolition of houses on waterways

Some residents of Gwagwalada Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday called on the government to demolish houses built on waterways in the...

Massive floods coming to Lagos, others, agency warns

Tony Akowe, Abuja MASSIVE floods will sweep through many parts of the country between September and October, a Federal Government agency warned on Tuesday. The Nigeria...

NEMA warns of flood in 102 council areas

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has warned of imminent flood in 102 Local Government Areas across 28 states during this year’s rainy season. AVM...

$1b set aside for Ogoni cleanup – NOSDRA

Franca Ochigbo, Abuja THE Director General, National Oil Spill Detective and Response Agency, NOSDRA, Idris Musa disclosed that one billion dollars has been set aside...

Lagos residents battle flood after downpour

Lagos residents battled heavy flood after a Thursday morning rainfall submerged various parts of the city. There were traffic gridlocks on major highways and destruction...

NiMet predicts cloudy, thundery weather activities Wednesday to Friday

 Gabriel Agbeja The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and thundery weather activities from Wednesday to Friday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja...

Decomposing whale heightens fear of pollution in Rivers

Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt A big Whale has been washed ashore the Bonny Island, Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State, amidst suspicions of massive aquatic...

Panic as dead croaker fish flood Ijaw river banks

Amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, a dangerous development has brewed in the Niger Delta, especially in Ijaw coastal communities and creeks. There are indications that...

NiMet: Nigerians should brace up for increase in temperature

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja predicted the temperature of Yelwa and Jalingo as high as 40 degrees Celsius. For Wednesday, the sunny...

Lagos to implement policy on plastic waste management

Oziegbe Okoeki The Lagos state government is set to put in place policy guidelines for plastic utility to ensure a sustainable management of plastic waste...

Group Calls For Evacuation Of Refuse Heap In Lagos Community

The Socialist Party of Nigeria in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos has called on officials of Ministry of Health, and Environmental Sanitation...

NiMet predicts sunny, hazy conditions for Monday

By Gabriel Agbeja The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted Sunny and hazy conditions to prevail across the country for Monday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on...

Major quake hits Caribbean, triggering evacuations

A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Caribbean between Jamaica and Cuba, triggering a brief tsunami alert and sending hundreds of people...

No tremor occurred here, say Abaji residents

Grace Obike, Abuja RESIDENTS of Abjai, an Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have debunked a report that the town experienced a 3.8...

NiMet predicts dust haze condition for Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted dust haze condition over some parts of north and moderate dust haze condition over central states down to...

COP25: Youth delegate urges developing countries to strengthen Pre- COP homework for better outcomes

By Okeoghene Akubuike Mr Seyifunmi Adebote, a Youth Delegate to the Climate Change Conference, COP25 says developing countries need to strengthen their Pre- COP homework...

Flood affect 80 communities in Imo, Abia in 2019 – NEMA

By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that no fewer than 80 communities in Imo and Abia states were badly affected by...
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