On the 13th of February 2012 a powerful flash storm devastated parts of Lagos within a matter of minutes as workers, traders and school pupils hit the roads for the dayâ€™s activities. Surprisingly there was no flood but a violent storm. The storm that wreck havoc. Many trees literally bowed due to the intensity of the wind while many others that could not withstand it fell, compounding the traffic situation ...Read more ›
Earthfile is a programme on Channels Television where the environment is focsued on from pollution of all kinds to any kind of environmental degradation detrimental to the human health.
Housing generally has not ranked high on the scale of priorities for social spending and state governments have tended to rely upon local authorities to meet the problem. Efforts at providing low-cost rural housing have been minimal, despite the creation of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria in 1977, and shantytowns and slums are common in urban areas. Overcrowding in urban housing is a serious problem. I ...Read more ›
When computed per capita or by land space, Oko community is easily the town that is most afflicted by the scourge of gully erosion in Anambra state and indeed, the entire country. Much has been seen, read and heard about the gullies in Ekwulobia, Uke, Nanka, Agulu, Ideani, Ekwulumiri and many other communities in the south east in recent times, but little mention has been made about what could be characteri ...Read more ›
The Eko Atlantic city! A planned city with seven districts will be developed on land reclaimed from the Atlantic ocean. The emergence of the city is expected to relieve the pressure on the increasing population of Lagos State. But Environmentalists are asking for cautions. ...Read more ›
Lekki Beach used to be one of the finest beach fronts in Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. But from February 2010, over 200 meters of the coastline have been lost to erosion. Although the president of the country, Goodluck Jonathan visited the scene in 2011, the area is yet to be rehabilitated. ...Read more ›