Monday, 02 August, 2021

Category: Environment


Two people are reportedly missing after their vehicle was washed away by flood caused by heavy downpour in Malka village in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.×× The Nation gathered the flood, which lasted for several hours from Thursday Read more…


Barak Ravid Ebrahim Raisi President-elect of Iran Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has rejected a draft agreement negotiated indirectly with the U.S. over the past three months in Vienna, a government spokesman said Thursday. Why it matters: This decision seems to Read more…


The Governor of Akwa Ibom State  Mr. Emmanuel Gabriel Udom  has said that the 5 per cent on oil derivation demanded by Southern Governors was not too much considering the devastating effect on members of such communities. The Governor stated Read more…


The small rural district of Ahrweiler, in western Germany, seemingly faced the full wrath of the week’s severe floods, with the foul weather leaving dozens of people dead, hundreds injured, and scores of homes reduced to rubble. At least 62 Read more…


Finally, the much-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill was passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly, recently. Of the 319 clauses and eight schedules that make up the bill, the ones concerning the host communities and the frontier development of Read more…


Open grazing of cattle is a grave source of conflict between farmers and the herders throughout the country. The rate at which the clashes regularly occur is very alarming and indeed unsettling. This ever rising conflict has become a notorious national Read more…


Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, on Monday, disclosed that Nigeria recorded 4,919 oil spills between 2015 to March 2021 and lost 4.5 trillion barrels of oil to theft in four years. Abubakar disclosed this at a Town Hall meeting Read more…


1. The content of the PIB that had just been passed separately by the two chambers of the National Assembly, a continuation of decades of injustice to the People of the Niger-Delta didn’t come to us as a surprise, that Read more…


The residents of a village in Canada’s British Columbia province have been ordered to evacuate after a wildfire sparked by the country’s hottest-ever temperatures ripped through homes and other buildings. On Wednesday evening, Mayor of Lytton Jan Polderman issued an Read more…


Prof. Abisogun Leigh was the former Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Ojo between 2001 and 2005. The fifth Vice-Chancellor of the institution, he was brought in to curtail the unending lawlessness on the campus caused by staff unionism and cultism Read more…


Four Chinese working at the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project were yesterday, abducted in Ogun State by gunmen while a policeman was killed during the operation. The policeman was one of the security men escorting the Chinese expatriates who were Read more…


Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike says the ban on open grazing in the state will be given legal backing to protect Rivers people from marauding herdsmen. Speaking at the inauguration of the Isaiah Odoli/Omerelu Streets in New GRA Phase Read more…