Category: Environment

Toll from Nepal quake escalates to 7,557

The toll across Nepal from the devastating April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, according to the latest update by the country’s home ministry. As many as 10,718 buildings were destroyed in the massive earthquake…

LASG to regulate slaughtering of animals

By our correspondent The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would no longer allow indiscriminate slaughtering of animals, especially in places order than approved abattoirs in the state. Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the State Commissioner for Agriculture…

Expert says excessive noise harmful

The General Manger of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Mr Adebola Shabi, on Monday said noise could be harmful if it exceeded specified national and state standards. He said in Lagos that noise could…

Environmentalist warns against illegal fumigation

The Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORCON) on Monday said only practicing environmental health provider should handle chemicals used for residential fumigation. Mr Cyril Akinyele, the Public Relations Officer of the council, gave…