WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY – BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION

by Lola, June 6, 2018

June 6 has long been the world environment day. Friends of The Environment (FOTE), in collaboration with the Conservation Club of Federal Science and Technical College(FSTC), Yaba and West African Seasoning Company Limited organized a symposium to commemorate the world environment day. During the lecture, the chairperson of FOTE, Engr. … Continue reading

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We’ll Phase out Plastic Bottles in 2023 – Lagos Government

by Lola, March 6, 2018

The Lagos state government says it plans to phase out the use of plastic bottles in the state by 2023. Mr Adebola Shabi, the Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), made the disclosure in Lagos. Shabi said that plastic bottles, also known as pet bottles, … Continue reading

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Drought – A Natural Disaster Related to Famine

by Lola, February 12, 2018

The effect of drought cannot be overemphasized. We all know its negative impact on crops and land in general. For those that don’t, we would be shedding more light on this topic today. Drought is associated with extended absence of rainfall. It is categorized as a season in weather condition … Continue reading

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COPING WITH HARMATTAN IN THE YULETIDE SEASON

by Lola, December 13, 2017

To say that the harmattan season is here again would be stating the obvious. The nation is besieged with a different kind of weather towards the end of every year. There is nothing unusual about it. If anything, the harmattan arrived a bit late this year, coming in early December … Continue reading

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World Cities Day: UN-Habitat, Government to Upgrade Slums in Nigeria

by Lola, November 9, 2017

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, says that the Federal Government is partnering with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to implement a Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (PSUP) initiative in Nigeria. Fashola disclosed this on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the commemoration of the 2017 “World … Continue reading

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Air Quality – The Quality of Air We Breathe is of Essence

by Lola, October 24, 2017

We humans take the quality of air we breathe for granted, forgetting the fact that we can’t live without it. Luckily, air is a renewable resource constantly being replenished through our natural ecological cycles – carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, water, and nutrient. Additional benefits are provided through other processes, called ecosystem … Continue reading

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Why we must maintain An Ecologically Balanced Environment

by Lola, October 19, 2017

An environment firm, Prigem Concepts, has said there is need to maintain an ecologically balanced environment. This means having a sustainable environment where human activities do not cause distortion to the atmospheric structure and nature. The firm’s managing partner, Owa Raymond, said, “If available data is anything to go by, … Continue reading

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FOTE, UNDP & Zenith Bank Empower Women

by xavia, October 5, 2017

As part of efforts at reducing health hazards and protecting the environment, Global Environment Facility (GEF) of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Friends Of The Environment (FOTE) in partnership with Zenith Bank, have empowered over 100 women in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State on the use and benefits … Continue reading

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My Environment, My world – a Reminder on the Importance of Taking Care of Our Environment

by Lola, August 28, 2017

We need to start doing the right things towards saving our environment from major environmental problems. By so doing, we are able to save human existence in the near future. Our planet earth has a natural environment, known as ‘Ecosystem.’ which includes all humans, plant life, mountains, atmosphere, and seas. The … Continue reading

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90kW Solar System Gives Steady Power to 400 Homes in Northern Nigeria

by Lola, August 23, 2017

400 families in Gnami and Pakau communities of Kaduna state have reportedly enjoyed non-stop clean electricity. This has been supplied to them for about two years now by two solar photovoltaic systems worth 90 kilowatts (kW). As disclosed by Nigeria’s power ministry. The ministry stated in Abuja on August 2, … Continue reading

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