Monday, 20 May, 2024

Category: Environment


Iranian state media have confirmed that President Ebrahim Raisi was killed in a helicopter crash in the country’s northwestern province of East Azerbaijan. His entire entourage, including Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Governor of East Azerbaijan Malek Rahmati have also perished, Read more…


State media reports that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and entourage traveling in by helicopter entourage encountered a “hard landing.” President was in country’s East Azerbaijan province, located in Iran’s northwest. It is unclear what happened to the helicopter, and semi-official Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The people of Amakor Nanka in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State have refuted alleged sand mining in their community, warning peddlers of such allegations to desist forthwith. Some group of individuals in the community had accused Read more…


: The multi billion dollars Lagos-Calabar Highway contract is the biggest and most ambitious of such contracts in Nigeria’s history and it was always going to attract great attention and commentaries. The current public fixation with it was guaranteed given Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor Civil Society For The Eradication of Tuberculosis in Nigeria (TB Network) has solicited support from the of Anambra State in her fight against growing cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and other related issues in the state. Read more…


An aircraft belonging to XeJet Airlines has skidded off the runway at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The aircraft, an Embraer 145 with 52 passengers and three crew members which departed from Abuja, landed at the Read more…


Rivers Governor Siminalayi Fubara has gazetted the Executive Order 001 relocating the House of Assembly to the Auditorium, Admin Block of the Government House, Port Harcourt. The gazette dated December 14th, 2023, cited the burning of the Hallowed Chamber of Read more…


The factional Speaker of the House of Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martin Amaewhule, has stated that the lawmakers do not need his visit of their quarters, noting that all the building in the premises were still new Read more…


The Labour Party, LP, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP caucus in the House of Representatives, and the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, have joined the criticisms against Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway as Works Minister, Engr. David Umahi, took on former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Read more…


The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has warned against the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, AI, urging caution and responsible use of the technology. The warning coincides with the Pope’s expected participation in the G7 summit, where insiders suggest he Read more…


A mother and her infant child, including six others, have reportedly died after a tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) fell and exploded along the Warri-Sapele road in Delta State. The tragedy occurred Friday morning near Ometan junction, in Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The Nnewi office of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund(NSITF) on Tuesday held a sensitisation rally on the impact of climate change on occupational safety and health. The event was in commemoration of World Day For Safety and Read more…