Monday , September 21 2020

ENVIRONMENT

NEMA To States: Relocate Citizens from flood-prone areas

AMEDOKHIAN (UROMI): No fewer than 63 victims of rain storm disaster in Amediokhian and Imio Omuza communities in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State got respite from the Federal Government through the National Emergecy Management Agency, NEMA as relief materials worth millions of Naira were given out …

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Inadequate Personnel And Effective Sanitary Inspection

Health and environmental experts and officials have identified inadequate personnel as a major factor hampering effective inspection of restaurants and eateries to ensure safety of foods consumed by Nigerians. According to them, dearth of trained personnel, working tools and incentives was also affecting their ability to monitor the operations of …

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Shell regrets delays in cleaning Adibawa Oil fields

Yenagoa – The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says the delays experienced in the oil spill response at its Adibawa oil fields are regrettable. SPDC said on Monday that the oil leakage from its oil fields located in Edagberi Community in Rivers was caused by thieves who targeted …

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Nigeria ranks second in open defecation – UNICEF

Calabar – Nigeria has been ranked second among countries practicing open defecation globally, says the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF). Dr Geoffrey Njoku, Communication Specialist, UNICEF made this known at a Two-Day Media Dialogue in Calabar on Wednesday. The theme of the dialogue “Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet” is aimed …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell