Unhealthy Dumpsite Causes Panic In Lagos Community

Fear has grip residents around the Olusosun dumpsite, in Ojota area of Lagos State following raging fire at the site, posing health hazards to citizenry. This came as the state government shut down the dumpsite and relocated further operations to Epe and Badagry landfill sites. One of the residents, Mr. Akinjide Alao, who spoke with Vanguard yesterday, said, “We now sleep with one eye open because the situation could snowball into inferno in the middle of the night and we do not want to be caught According to him the…

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Nigeria Receives Green Bonds Award

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Nigeria on Tuesday, March 20 received the 2018 Green Bonds Award under the category of “New Countries Taking Green Bonds Global” at the Annual Green Bonds Conference in London, UK. The award was received by Ambassador Kabiru Bala, Deputy High Commissioner/Head of Mission, Nigeria High Commission, London. Green Bonds are like regular bonds, but with a slight difference – they can only be used to fund projects that have been identified to have environmental benefits, with their contribution to emissions reduction clearly articulated. “The issuance of a green bond by…

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World’s last male northern white rhino dies as species faces extinction


The world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after “age-related complications” in Kenya, conservationists looking after his care have announced. A statement from the Ol Pejeta Conservancy where Sudan lived said the 45-year-old rhino, who was suffering from muscle and bone deterioration and extensive skin wounds, was euthanised on Monday after his condition “worsened significantly”, leaving him unable to stand. The rhino had spent two weeks in late February and early March lying in his pen due to discomfort from a deep wound on his right hind leg. He had been part of an…

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