The British Tunnelling Society (BTS), an associated society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has been in existence since 1971, now we have Tunnelling Association Nigeria (TAN).
Nigeria set to ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury
Speaking in Lagos, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who declared open and awareness workshop on the Minamata Convention on Mercury, organized by the Federal Ministry of Environment in...
FG begins contaminated soil centre in Rivers State
There was a sudden change of gear last week, which saw the Federal Government setting up an Integrated Contaminated Soil Management Centre, in Bori, Rivers State.
‘Why Federal Government suspended issuance of CITES permits’
The Federal Government has suspended issuance of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, CITES Permits, because of illegal, uncontrolled and unsustainable exploitation of forest resources,....
Lagos targets three million residents in new water plant contract
In its bid at providing improved water supply in Lagos metropolis, the State government has commenced the process of award of contract for the construction of Adiyan water treatment Plant Phase 11.
Experts seek review of Nigeria’s bio-safety management act
Alarmed by the rate of environmental degradation and devastations associated with climate change and human activities, environmentalists have called for a review of the Nigeria Bio-safety Management Act...
National Agency targets 25m people by 2020 for Great Green Wall projects
Director General of National Agency for Great Green Wall, NAGGW, Mr. Goni Ahmed disclosed this while receiving members of the House of Representatives Committee on Environment and Habitat on oversight visit.
Stakeholders seek inter-agency collaboration in Lagos wetlands policy
Notwithstanding the huge benefits of wetlands to mankind, current global and local trends have shown that they are being degraded at an alarming rate.
Varsity don faults government policy on Ogoniland cleanup
An environmentalist, Prof. Yinusa Asiwaju-Bello, has faulted the Federal Government approach to revamp the ecological disasters facing the Niger Delta region due to oil pollution...