Climate change is a global problem that requires cooperation between all nations. That’s why today more than 30 newspapers and media organisations in more than 20 countries have taken a common view about what needs to be done. Time … Read more
Bayelsa state is under the attack of natural flood disaster, a resident lamented.
Philip Godfrey was half-awake when the water came with torrential intensity and submerged his apartment in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State, in October. But when the … Read more
Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Deputy Governor of Anambra State, told PREMIUM TIMES the disaster afforded the government an opportunity to render medical treatments to a larger population at various IDP camps in the state.
Edwin Eze sat idly in front of his … Read more
Displaced persons living in schools in a Yobe community said they hope to return their dilapidated houses
Forty-five year old Zulai Isa held her second daughter’s hand and looked on in total confusion, as though she was in a fix. … Read more
Farmers in the areas said they've lost everything in the floods and they now resort to planting for the dry season
Standing on what used to be a rice farm, Isa Babaji wore a smile that betrayed his emotions. … Read more
The worst hit victims of the floods are residents of communities hosting major tributaries of the Benue River that cuts across seven of the 21 local government areas in Adamawa.
Hafsatu Muhammed spoke softly with a pitiable mien, her … Read more
By Habiba Ahut Daggash, Ph.D.
In the last decade, there has been increasing agreement on the reality of climate change and its threats to our natural environment and the established socioeconomic systems that we depend on. Africa’s geography and the … Read more
By Akintunde Babatunde, Chukwumerije Okereke, Daniel Whyte
Africa is between a rock and a hard place when it comes to climate change. With its far-reaching and devasting impact on the natural and human ecosystems, climate change is wreaking social and … Read more
By Irene David-Arinze
“Up Solar, Up Solar.” These were the euphoric chants of Mafolabomi, who runs a small provision store in the Igbonla community along the coast in Ilaje Local Government Area in Ondo State.
The community, which has never … Read more
The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), through its Agricultural Journalism Project and Natural Resource Program in partnership with Association of flowers Nurseries And Landscaping Practitioners Abuja (AFNALPA), will be embarking on a two-day outreach scheduled to hold from … Read more