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Nigeria: Renewable Energy Financing, Germany Embassy Hosts Stakeholders

Nigeria: Renewable Energy Financing, Germany Embassy Hosts Stakeholders

  By Seyifunmi Adebote At 7000MW, Nigeria still lacks the needed capacity to cater to her power needs across the country and with over 90 million people without access to electricity. It is against this background stakeholders gathered to discuss and adequate financing Nigeria’s Power sector, as well as, explore other innovative sources of power generation for […]

Nigeria: NGO Provides Safe Water Source To Abuja Community

  A UK-based Non-Governmental Organization, Hope Spring Water, has provided a source of safe water to Zhidu community, a settlement in Lugbe axis of Nigeria’s Federal Capacity Territory, Abuja. This is in line with the organisation’s aim of assisting people and communities in poor or remote areas in Africa to identify, develop and establish a […]

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UN Habitat Urges Adoption Of 3Rs Method For Proper Waste Management

  The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has called for the adoption of 3Rs, Reduce, Recycling and Re-use of wastes for proper management and healthy society. Dr Odunbaku Omoh, Human Settlements Officer and Programme Manager, African Urban Agenda made the call on Monday in Abuja at the event to commemorate 2018 Urban October organised […]

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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 […]

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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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