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Nigeria Prone To Earthquake, NASRDA Raises Alarm

Attributes Kaduna Kwoi Tremor To faulty System Abuja (Nigeria) – The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has warned that the recent occurrence of earth tremors in some communities and towns in the country were signs that Nigeria is at risk to bigger and higher magnitude earthquake. Director General of NASRDA Prof Seidu Mohammed […]

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Kenya To Break World Record In Tree Planting

Nairobi – Kenya will attempt to break the world record in tree planting in November by planting five million trees in one hour. Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, Judi Wakhungu, made this known during the launch of the world Guinness tree challenge in Nairobi on Wednesday. According to him, the initiative will […]

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Nigeria Sets To Tackle Infrastructural Decay

By Timothy Daniel Kaduna (Nigeria) – Nigeria’s’ Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has assured Nigerians that the Buhari Administration will do everything possible to address infrastructural decay which has for years stood on the way of sustainable growth of the economy. A statement by the deputy director of press to the […]

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‘Noisy’ Churches, Mosques Shuts Down In Lagos

Lagos (Nigeria) – Authorities in Lagos state, south-west Nigeria has shut down 70 churches, 20 mosques, as well as 10 hotels, pubs and club houses due to high noise levels in the environment. The state, which had a population of about 20 million, constantly had a background of noise ranging from the blaring of car […]

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Deforestation: Kaduna Begins Planting Of 1.5 Million Trees

By Longtong Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – As part of efforts aimed at check-mating deforestation in Kaduna state, North-west Nigeria, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, has announced the commencement of tree planting exercise of 1.5 million trees in the state. The Governor made this known in Kaduna while commemorating the 2016 World Environmental Day, organized by the State Ministry […]

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Nigeria’s Plateau State Seeks Support To Avert Flood In Communities

By Iyakale Yakubu Jos (Nigeria) — Plateau State Government in NorthCentral Nigeria is seeking assistance from international agencies, the Federal Government and non governmental organisations, especially those with programmes on agriculture, to avert flood disaster in prone areas of the State. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Linda Barau, made the call at an assessment tour […]

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Nigeria To Sign UN Gas Flaring 2030 Deadline Agreement

Abuja (Nigeria) – Nigeria intends to sign the United Nations Agreement on Zero Routing Gas Flaring by 2030, if it gains support of the National Assembly. Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo,  disclosed this while speaking on Monday at the opening ceremony of the 6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition in Abuja, where he noted that the […]

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Petrol: Nigeria Projects 10 Million Litres Production Daily In 2016

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources  Ibe Kachikwu announced that by next year  the country’s major refinaries are expected to produce 10 millon liter a day.   According to him, Port Harcourt,  Warri and Kaduna refinaries will commence full capacity production by fiirst quarter of 2016. The Minister […]

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