Environment

Coronavirus Lockdown Another Opportunity for Official Corruption – Intersociety Raises Alarm

…Accused Security Agencies of Extortion under the Guise of Coronavirus Lockdown By James Ezema The Coronavirus lockdown in Nigeria is likely to have provided another opportunity for official criminal enrichment and state sadism, the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has said. The civil rights body based in South East of Nigeria noted that Nigeria, since ...

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Anambra Govt Moves to Prevent Coronavirus Spread, Issues Directives

Willie Obiano prevents coronavirus

…All Nursery, Primary, Secondary Schools and Vocational Institutions Shut to Prevent Coronavirus Disease As the Coronavirus continues to ravage the world with increasing intensity through mostly person-to-person contact and infected surfaces, the Anambra State Government, has taken steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state. The government in a directive signed by the Secretary to the ...

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Wildlife Value Incalculable – C-G Ibrahim Goni

Dr Ibrahim Musa Goni C-G National Park Service

Dr. Ibrahim Goni, Conservator General National Park Service says the value of wildlife is incalculable, and that that includes conserving life both on land and below water to halt biodiversity loss. Goni said this on the backdrop of the World Wildlife Day, celebrated every March 3. He said that the theme for the World Wildlife Day 2020 is ‘Sustaining all ...

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National Park Boss Frowns at Maltreatment of Manatee in Delta

The Conservator-General (C-G) of the National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Musa Goni has condemned the maltreatment of a stray manatee, an animal found in Delta State, describing it as cruel and barbaric. Goni made the condemnation in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by the Media Assistant to the C-G, Yakubu Zull. He said the herbivorous animal otherwise known ...

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Delta Govt Warns against Killing of Protective Animals

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

The Delta State Government has warned against killing of protective animals. The government was reacting to a virile online video where some uninformed youths were seen dragging a captured Manatee. In a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information, Aniagwu Charles, the government vowed that “anybody caught killing such animal will be jailed”. The statement reads: The attention of ...

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NiMet Unveils 2020 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction

Prof Sani Mashi

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has released the much expected 2020 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) report to guide various sectors in Nigeria, especially farmers and the aviation sector. The agency predicted in the SRP Report released on Tuesday in Abuja that the onset of the growing season expected to be near-normal to earlier than normal in most parts of the ...

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Alleged Murder: Court Orders Remand of 2 Nigeriens

    An Ebute-metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, has ordered the remand of two Niger nationals, Amid Sumata, 42; and Ali Idris, 40, in prisons custody, over alleged killing of a 60 year-old woman, late Alhaja Silifat Isiaq, their employer.   The two Nigeriens, were security guards, to late Alhaja Isiaq, alleged have hacked tbe deceased to death with a matchet, ...

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Breaking: Kidnapped Kogi’s APC Chairman, Secretary Regain Freedom

The Kwara State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Ishola Balogun Fulani, and the State Secretary of the party, Chief Olabode Adekanye, on Saturday regained freedom from the den of kidnappers. They were kidnapped by gunmen along the Abuja-Lokoja Road on Friday. The spokesman of the party in the state, Sulyman Buhari, said Fulani and Adekanye have been freed ...

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Industrial Court Stops NLC’s Strike

The Abuja Division of National Industrial Court, presided over by Honourable Justice Babatunde Adeniran Ademjumo,OFR, President of the Court, today’s morning granted an Interim Order of Injunction restraining the Defendants/Respondents, their agents, privies, employees, workmen, or servant from embarking on industrial action, demonstrating or engaging in any action may disrupt the economic activities of the country pending the hearing and ...

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