Monday, 27 September, 2021

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Climate Adaptation: UN scribe applauds global leadership of AfDB

September 25, 2021 Editor

The United Nations (UN) has commended the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its global leadership efforts in promoting climate adaptation. UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated this while addressing the United Nations General Assembly. Guterres said at a time the planet was Read more…

Climate Chance Summit ends with call for more inclusiveness

September 23, 2021 Editor

The 2021 Climate Chance Summit ended with a call on African governments and other environment/development organizations to make inclusiveness the driver of all climate mitigation efforts. At the end of the summit, it was also agreed that such inclusiveness must Read more…

Buhari: Nigeria is building a Climate-resilient economy

September 25, 2021 Editor

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says despite the obvious challenges of climate change, the country was building a climate-resilient economy to safeguard livelihoods and promote development. Buhari said this when he delivered an address at the general debate of the 76th Read more…

Mycotoxins cause 25% of diseases in Nigeria

September 19, 2021 Editor

It has now been confirmed that at least 25% of all diseases in Nigeria are caused by Mycotoxins. Sharon Ikeazor, Nigeria’s Minister of State, said this at a two-day workshop on the prevention and control of mycotoxins in the food Read more…

Biden proclaims Sept. 25 as national hunting & fishing day

September 25, 2021 Editor

United States President Joe Biden says hunting and fishing have instilled respect for long-cherished natural resources and American ethic of conservation. Biden made the remark when he declared September 25 as the national hinting and fishing day. He stated that Read more…

Nigeria’s forest elephants, hippos declared ‘endangered species’

August 12, 2021 Editor

Wild elephants, hippopotamus and other forest reserves in Andoni Local government of Rivers state, Southern Nigeria, have been declared endangered species. Erastus Awortu, Chairman, Andoni local government area, made the declaration at Ngo during a strategic stakeholder meeting with Community Read more…

Mercedes Benz teams up with consortiums on battery cell production

September 25, 2021 Editor

German auto giant Mercedes Benz will team-up with Stellantis and TotalEnergies to advance battery cell production. Together, they will set-up a battery consortium of Automotive Cells Company (ACC). The ACC consortium is being supported and promoted within the European Union and by France and Germany Read more…

Energy efficiency and innovative solutions: Call for applications for start-ups

July 21, 2021 Editor

The Light On association is organizing an “Energy and Sustainable Development Fair” (SEDD for Innovation) competition. It is a competition dedicated to energy efficiency and innovative off-grid solutions led by young African entrepreneurs, whose goal is to improve the living Read more…

EVs: Many Germans yet to embrace the concept

July 14, 2021 Editor

Despite several policy initiatives by the German government to promote the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs) – including generous subsidies – a new poll shows that many residents are still not convinced to ditch combustion-engine automobiles. The Institute for Demoscopy Read more…

Experts warn Lagos authorities about building collapse

July 13, 2021 Editor

The authorities in Lagos, Nigeria, have been warned to enact proactive measures to avert building collapse across the state. This is moreso as the raining season goes into full swing. Yekeen Adeboye, President of the Society of Energy Administrators (SEA), Read more…