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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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Stakeholders plan to infuse discipline in environmental practice

Stakeholders plan to infuse discipline in environmental practice

“To stop the proliferation of quacks and poor environmental management, the National Assembly committee on Environment and Habitat has moved to infuse discipline in environmental practice by practitioners.” – The Guardian The lawmakers in partnership with Nigerian Environmental Society (NES) and Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON) are promoting the Institute of Environmental Practitioners of Nigeria (IEPN) as a means ...

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Engineers proffer solutions to building collapse, food waste

Engineers proffer solutions to building collapse, food waste

“To stem the tide of building collapse in Lagos and other parts of the country, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has called for collective responsibility from professionals in the built environment and members of the public.”- The Guardian The group said the collapse of buildings have become a serious challenge in the country, especially in Lagos area and therefore requires urgent actions so that ...

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‘Effective waste management crucial for sustainable development’

‘Effective waste management crucial for sustainable development’

The Group Managing Director, Alpha Mead Facilities, Femi Akintunde, has made it known that Nigeria’s quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 could be a mirage, if the country remains reluctant to implement strategies, practices and processes that will enable it effectively manage its rising waste level. The Guardian reports that Akintunde, an engineer, who expressed concerns ...

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Lagos State plans N85 billion waste management project

Lagos State to benefit from C40’s $3b grant to fight climate change

Lagos State government has signed a $135 million (N85 billion) partnership agreement with a foreign firm as part of its new waste management policy. The Guardian reports that the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare said the partnership is under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and will last for four years. He said the investment, which would kick off ...

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SETPOM says Improper waste disposal, management negatively affects economic development

Environmental experts have maintained that improper waste disposal and management is causing devastating effects on the climate. They added that environmental pollution and its challenges pose a threat in economic development in Nigeria. According to Vanguard, the experts made this known during the annual International Conference and Conferment of ‘Fellows’ Award’ by the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation ...

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