Monday, March 8, 2021
Yangtze River

China’s top legislature passes law protecting Yangtze River

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, NPC, the top legislature in China, has approved the Yangtze River Protection Law (current text) in order...

Reps order Boundary Commission to demarcate Nasarawa, Benue states

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, ordered the National Boundary Commission to urgently begin the demarcation of the boundary between the communities in Nasarawa...

23 died as fuel tanker explodes in Lokoja

23 persons including five students of the Kogi State Polytechnic and three children on their way to school have been killed in a road...

FG to close Third Mainland Bridge on Friday

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for scheduled rehabilitation work that will last from...

US appeals court approves Fish and Fish and Wildlife Service to issue permits for...

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled that the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) could issue permits...

Court annuls Adedibu’s right of occupancy on govt reservation land

An Oyo State High Court has voided a right of occupancy on a parcel of land obtained by a former Ibadan politician, late Alhaji...

India’s Supreme Court refuses to interfere in NGT order on Vizag Gas leak probe

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s order forming a fact-finding committee to look into the Vizag Gas...

Nine US states drag EPA to court for relaxing environmental enforcement amidst pandemic

Nine states have filed a lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for relaxing a range of companies’ compliance and monitoring requirements with...

Oyo lawmaker seeks bill banning open defecation

A member of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Adedoyin Onaolapo, has called for a bill to prohibit open defecation in the state.Onaolapo, representing...

Federal appeals court allows US military base construction in Okinawa despite environmental concerns

A United States' federal appeal court has ruled that the US military can construct a base in Okinawa, Japan, despite environmental activists’ concerns over...

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