The Soot Crisis in Port-Harcourt

There is growing outcry and understandable anxiety in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, over increasing presence of black soot, resulting in poor air quality. Last week, the government expressed concern about the situation and linked the soot to the activities of illegal oil refineries, bunkers and burning of tyres. Critical stakeholders should be concerned about this lingering problem that has become a serious public health issue. Doctors in Port Harcourt have already confirmed an increase in the number of people with breathing difficulty, according to reports. Since the last quarter of 2016, the black soot has become an environmental issue for residents of Port Harcourt. Scientists have determined that the… Read More

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Healthy Air Nigeria Air Purifiers Tested and Certified To Kill Corona Viruses

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breathing polluted air has become a public health hazard and is on the top 3 list of the WHO’s preventable health risks in the world today, given the level of air pollution, especially in the cities. According to the World Bank, 55% of the world population that is 4.2 billion inhabitants now leave in cities, which is more than half of the world population. Air pollution lurks all around us preying on the young and old. It slips unnoticed past your defenses and assaults your lungs heart and brain. Its deadliest weapons are invisible poisonous particles that can be as small as a… Read More

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