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Flood: NAF Airlifts Relief Materials to Mozambique, Zimbabwe

Flood: NAF Airlifts Relief Materials to Mozambique, Zimbabwe

  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has completed the airlifting of relief materials to Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This was to further assist victims of the massive flooding that affected some communities in those countries in April. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement on […]

Environment Nigeria: Flood Ravages 10 Out of 17 Yobe LGAs—Officiall

  Yobe Government, North East of the country on Tuesday said no fewer than 3,000 houses in 10 out of the 17 local government areas in the state were affected by flood. Dr Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said this on Tuesday in Kalalawa, while distributing relief materials to victims […]

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Flood: Commission, NEMA To Send Relief Materials To Affected Imo Communities

  The Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ISOPADEC, in South East Nigeria and the National Emergency Management Agency-NEMA are to send relief materials to communities affected by flood in Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta Local Government Areas of the state. Deputy Governor of Imo State, Engr. Gerald Irona disclosed this at the weekend, while addressing a delegation […]

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2019 Environment Day: Appoint Professionals To Head Technical Agencies Of Govt. – Group Tells El-rufa’i

  A group of Environmental journalists has advised the Kaduna State Governor, North West Nigeria, Nasir El-rufa’i to appoint professionals to man certain ministries and agencies in the State for efficiency and productivity. Specifically, the group wants an expert to be appointed as Commissioner for the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MENR), in order […]

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Nigeria: CSO Tasks Kaduna Assembly On Environmental Protection Laws

  By Iliya Kure A Nigerian Environmental Organisation, Bridge That Gap, has tasked Kaduna State House of Assembly on promulgating laws that will protect the environment. Addressing members of the Assembly during an advocacy visit, Executive Director of Bridge That Gap, Gloria Bulus, said such laws were necessary to forestall further damage already caused to […]

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Earth Day: Tree Planting Now Prerequisite For Issuance Of C of O In Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

  By Joy Gadani: For environmental protection, it is now mandatory for any one or corporate body applying for Certificate of Occupancy in Kaduna State, to among other demands, plant trees in the area, before the issuance of the document. This is part of the bill on Illegal Felling of Trees and Forest Encroachment passed […]

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Use Sports To Raise Environmental Awareness Among Youths – Climatologist

  By Ibrahim Yakubu: Patron African Climate reporter, Dr yusuf Nadabo, says Sports have  the power to address climate change and tackle sustainable development through inspiring, unifying and engaging millions of youths and Teenagers  on various ways to protect their environment against all forms of threats  to human, animals  and even the aquatics world. This […]

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2019 Earth Day: Declare State Of Emergency On Environment – NGO

  Joseph Edegbo: As the World sets to observe the 2019 Earth Day, a Non- Governmental Organization, “Bridge that Gap” has called for the declaration of a state of emergency on environment to prevent the extinction of species. At a news briefing in Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria on Tuesday as part of activities marking the Day, […]

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