Category: Environment

4 rescued as building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey residential building located at Swamp Street, Odunfa, Lagos Island, collapsed on Wednesday morning with some residents trapped.   An eyewitness said that four of the trapped victims had been rescued alive. Mr Sola…

NDDC: CLO backs Ondo for MD

The chances of Ondo State to produce the next Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) received a boost at the weekend when the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) lent its voice in support…

Hippopotamus, lions let loose in flooded US zoo

Dangerous animals escaped Georgian capital’s zoo after heavy flooding, which has killed at least five people, according to media reports. At least ten people are dead and lions have been left roaming the streets after…

Boko Haram sorounds havens with landmines

Chad and Cameroon say huge numbers of land mines planted by Boko Haram fighters along Cameroon’s border with Nigeria are a danger to people, livestock and soldiers. The two countries have deployed specialized units of…