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Akinwunmi Ambode’s assurance to stem the Lagos floods

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

“The recent assurance given by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to stem the raging tide of the flushing Lagos floods is as timely as it is imperative. The crux of the matter is that finding sustainable solutions to this critical issue goes beyond any blame game. The government cannot mitigate the scourge of floods alone, not just here in ...

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Lagos flood: power outage announced, assessment and the way forward

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According to Premium Times, the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, on Sunday announced that there would be power outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and its environs as the company’s injection substations and equipment submerged in the Lagos  flood. Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the company was having ...

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FG gives 23 conditions to fulfill for Cross River’s super highway project

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“Following controversy generated by the proposed Cross River Super highway project, the federal authorities have given the State government 23 conditions to fulfill before embarking on the project.”- The Guardian Among the conditions are that Cross River State Government (CRSG) ensure that the updated maps in the new EIA must show the “re-routed road corridor cognisance of the boundary of Cross ...

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Environmental Impact of Building Projects in Nigeria

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Environmental Impact is used to describe some implications of human activities on the environment. This article views the environmental impact of building construction projects in Nigeria. The environment is threatened severely by so many problems, some of which are caused by the activities of Construction Projects. The major environmental impacts of building construction projects include environmental pollution, resource depletion and ...

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Lagos State stresses the need for EIA

14 communities in Lagos get upgraded health centres

The Lagos State Government has vowed to make EIA report a must for projects in the state. The Guardian reports that the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare disclosed this at a Stakeholders’ Engagement on Environmental Impact Assessment for Dredging and Land Reclamation Projects in Lagos State held in Ikorodu and Eti-Osa East local councils. Adejare, who was represented ...

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