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Gas Marketers Promote Cooking Gas Usage In Nigeria For Safer Environment

Gas Marketers Promote Cooking Gas Usage In Nigeria For Safer Environment

  The Nigeria Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to intensify campaign among Nigerians on the need to use cooking gas for  cleaner and safer environment. The association’s Executive Secretary, Mr Bassey Essein, who gave the charge in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Slaughterhouses, Highest Pollutants Of Environment In Nigeria

  By Ibrahima Yakubu/Mike Odeh James/Mayen Etim A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food. Slaughterhouse in Nigeria is more than a facility where animals are processed for human consumption; it also serves as market where people gathered for exchange of goods and services.   In a typical […]

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Nigeria To Advance Research On Earthquake Mitigation – Official

  Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would advance research activities to mitigate any earthquake hazard in the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu  made this known when he received the report of the Technical Committee on Earth Tremor from its Chairman, Prof. Seidu Muhammed. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Nigeria Committed To Better Environment, Human Rights — Speaker Dogara

  Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reaffirmed the commitment of the green chamber to prioritising issues related to human rights and protection of the environment. He said this on Wednesday at a public hearing by the House Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements on two bills pertaining to domesticating the […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Govt Alerts Residents to Dangerous Chemicals Emission

The Kaduna State Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA) Northwest Nigeria, has alerted residents of the state to the dangerous chemicals emitting from raging fire incident into the environment. Mr Yusuf Rigasa, the KEPA General Manager, raised the alarm on Wednesday in Kaduna. Rigasa said, “There is fire incident at a chemical dump location at No. 9 […]

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Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project to Establish 300 Hectares Of Woodlot In Gombe

By Ahmad Umar: In order to prevent desert encroachment in the  northeast region, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) is to establish 300 hectares of woodlots plantation in seven local government areas of Gombe state. Communication Officer of the organization, Richard James disclosed this while addressing the people of Poshereng village, one of […]

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Nigeria: FG Commissions Erosion Control Project in Gombe

By Auwal Ahmad : Federal Government has Commissioned a gully erosion control project in Kaltungo and Kumo communities in Gombe State, northeast of the conutry. The project is aimed at addressing incessant flooding arising from dumping of refuse in  drainages The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh who stated this while speaking at the commissioning […]

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Nigeria: Switch To Materials Usable As Alternative To Plastic — Presidential Aide Charges Stakeholders

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Environmental Day, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has called on stakeholders to support the drive to beat the unending pollution caused by inappropriate disposal of plastic materials. Princess Orelope-Adefulire gave the charge in a […]

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