Green bond project in Lagos

by foteadmin, September 16, 2021

Green bond project in Lagos is set to begin. Green bond is a type of fixed income instrument used by the government, banks, municipalities, or corporations to raise money for new or existing climate and environmental projects. they are aimed at encouraging sustainability and supporting climate and Recently, the Lagos … Continue reading

Roadside Parking in Lagos

by foteadmin, August 26, 2021

Roadside parking has become one of the major cause of gridlock on the streets of Lagos. Lagos is the most populous city in Nigeria and the biggest city in Africa. Land is a treasure-trove in Lagos because the city is surrounded by bodies of water. So, anybody that has a … Continue reading

ENABLING THE GIRL CHILD

by foteadmin, August 12, 2021

Religious misinterpretations, poverty, teenage pregnancy and early marriage amongst others are factors hinders certain people from enabling the girl child in Nigeria. Despite accounting for 94.2 million out of the 200 million population of Nigeria, the female gender is relegated, treated as second class citizen in the country. A girl … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold Medals For The Environmentally Conscious

by foteadmin, August 5, 2021

Ever wondered what you can do with your dead phones? Aside from using the phone to distract or keep babies busy, or as a decoy for carjackers and pickpockets in Lagos traffic? Turns out, old phones are literal gold mines in the hands of those with the know-how.  Let us … Continue reading

Jollof Rice & The Environment

by foteadmin, July 29, 2021

What does jollof rice have to do with government policy on LPG use? Well, the Federal government is making efforts to encourage citizens to utilize Nigeria’s huge gas reserve and discourage the use of firewood in Nigeria. Meet Mrs. Koffo, a smoked-fish monger at Ibeju lekki. Her husband is a … Continue reading

Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle In An Unhealthy Environment?

by foteadmin, July 23, 2021

    Making efforts to live a healthy life is important but can we maintain a healthy lifestyle without a healthy environment? Great meals, fruits, and vegetables are essential to healthy living so is living in a healthy environment. Our environment plays a vital role in our health and well-being. … Continue reading

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HEALTH BENEFIT OF CONNECTING WITH NATURE

by Tochukwu, March 4, 2020

The health benefits of spending time in nature are massive. Some of these benefits relate to our physical health, demonstrating time outside has direct impacts on health measures such as blood pressure, heart rate, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. A large part of these benefits has to do with the … Continue reading

THE BLACK AND WHITE OF TEA BAGS

by Tochukwu, February 28, 2020

You would probably be surprised to learn that most tea bags contain up to 25% plastics. The main reason for this is that in order for the tea bags to seal up and keep their shape in hot liquid, a plastic polymer, namely polypropylene, must be added. This is usually … Continue reading

UNFAMILIAR MATTERS ON GLITTERS

by Tochukwu, February 19, 2020

Glitter is the icing on the cake of the craft and makeup world. Made of tiny pieces of plastic bonded with aluminum, glitters are quite charming but dangerous. According to scientific research, glitters are hazardous to the environment; especially the world’s ocean. When washed down the drain they become a … Continue reading

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SANITATION AND HYGIENE

by Tochukwu, February 7, 2020

Sanitation and hygiene are critical to health, survival and development. Many countries are challenged in providing adequate sanitation for their entire populations, leaving people at risk for water. Throughout the world, an estimated 2.4 billion people lack basic sanitation (more than 32% of the world’s population). Basic sanitation is described … Continue reading

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