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Waste Major Cause Of Pollution In Lagos Lagoon – NPA

Lagos Lagoon

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday identified municipal waste as major materials causing pollution in Lagos Lagoon. Mr Yunusa Ibrahim, the Principal Manager, Environment Department of NPA said this in Lagos in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to him, most municipal waste that ends up in the Lagoon gathers around the harbour areas in ...

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The World’s Dirtiest Cities

Dirtiest cities in the World

Do you know that African cities are among the dirtiest cities in the world? In this article we take a look at the world’s dirtiest cities and why they are regarded as the dirtiest. Pollution is one of the most dangerous issues plaguing the world today. Water pollution causes a decline of safe drinking water. Air pollution leads to health ...

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Impact of Oil Spills on Coastal Areas in Nigeria

Oil spills

Earlier this week, it was reported in the Vanguard that “The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, expressed fears over the continuous deferral in the commencement of the actual cleanup of Ogoni land. MOSOP stated that Ogoni lands and water were still polluted, adding that the people could not resume fishing and farming due to the delay in ...

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“Reorientate Nigerians about the environment” – Group

Reorientate Nigerians about the environment – Group urges govt

“The Nigerian government has been urged to reorientate the populace on how to treat and care for the environment.”- The Nation In commemoration of world environment day, groups organized walk comprising of pupils of various schools across Lagos state starting from Ikeja local government secretariat and ended at the Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Alausa, Ikeja. The walk which lasted about two ...

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The Effect of Environmental Factors on Property Value

Canadian real estate worth several millions of dollars.

Environmental factors are largely responsible for property value. Man’s attitude towards the surrounding environment is not neutral because human beings search for locations that deliver a high quality of life. Those expectations particularly concern man’s daily surroundings, including residential areas or recreational grounds. The focus of this article is to analyse how environmental factors affect the value of properties. The ...

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New environmental bill will guarantee rights to cleaner, safer environment

New environmental bill will guarantee rights to cleaner, safer environment

“A renowned environmentalist, Mr. Desmond Majekodunmi has lauded the Lagos State government for signing a new environmental bill into law. Majekodunmi, who praised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s vision of ensuring that Lagosians have a right to clean, safe and healthy environment, said the new law would consolidate what the state government started a few years ago aimed at putting the state ...

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The Impact of Climatic Change on Urban Cities

Urban cities

There is an Increasing awareness to the potential impacts of climate change on urban cities. Presently, roughly 50 percent of the world‘s population live in cities, but this figure is expected to reach 66% by 2050. Most of the future growth of the urban population is anticipated in the developing world. Many low-income countries are already exposed to shortage of ...

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