water borehole

Nigeria Set to Achieve SDGs Goal 6 in the Water Sector

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ibrahim W. Musa has inaugurated the members of National Coordination Implementation Core Team on SDGs...
Fish Consumption

World’s Consumption of Fish Not Sustainable, UN

The United Nations (UN) has warned about the impending risk of fish consumption which is at an all-time high. According to the UN, a...
climate change in africa

Poor Countries Face Billions in Interest Bill Due to Climate Change

Poor countries could have to pay up to $168 billion more in interest over the next decade as extreme weather events brought on by...
Nigeria France Agreement

Nigeria and France Sign Agreement on reforestation and Social Amenities

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigeria and France on Tuesday in Abuja signed three agreements worth US$475 million on social amenities...
Charcoal production

Kwara Plans Task-force to Check Free Felling and Charcoal Production

The Kwara State Government is to set up a task force to checkmate illegal tree felling as well as the production, transportation, and sale...
Africa's education shortfalls

Hold states accountable for Africa’s education shortfalls, says UNESCO

Governments must be held accountable for African countries' slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a...
Plastic bags

Kenya imposes world’s toughest law against plastic bags

NAIROBI, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of...
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Traumatised by Boko Haram violence, women seek counselling to help them cope

(This article originally appeared on Thomson Reuters Foundation News written by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani) MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Aug 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fati Ibrahim was...
Nigeria. Northeast, IDP Camp

Bombed camp in northeast Nigeria threatened anew by death

(By Kieran Guilbert| Thomson Reuters Foundation) Six months after a botched military strike rocked their refuge, tens of thousands of Nigerians who thronged the camp...
Protest against rape

Hundreds protest against rape in Lagos, Gombe

Hundreds of women came out yesterday, in protest against the increasing cases of rape in their states and the country as a whole. In Lagos,...