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Nigeria Committed To Better Environment, Human Rights — Speaker Dogara

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 […]

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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Plastic Pollution Kills 100,000 Marine Animals Every Year – Says AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says there is the need to take action against plastic pollution in Africa. The bank made the call in a statement signed by its Communication Officer, Climate Change and Green Growth Department, Mrs Sonia Borrini on Sunday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the call is […]

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World Environment Day: Expert Warns Against Plastic Waste Causing Humanitarian Crisis

By Amos Tauna : An environmentalist, Dr. Tabi Joda, has observed with dismay the threat of plastic waste growing at an unprecedented scale all over the world. He lamented that its threat make climate change accelerate exponentially leading to increased ocean salinity, ocean rise and increased risk of floods disasters that could cause human displacements […]

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GEF Supports Nigeria With $4.9m Environmental Projects Grant– Official

The Global Environmental Facility-Small Grant Programme (GEF-SGP) says it gave Nigeria a 4.9 million dollars grant to fund 141 environmental related projects in 25 states between 2009 and 2017. Mrs Ibironke Olubamise, GEF-SGP National Coordinator, who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said that the grant was an additional fund […]

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