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...
Bayelsa State government seeks federal assistance over erosion threats
Following incessant coastal erosion impacts in some communities in Bayelsa State, the government, has made a passionate appeal to the Federal Ministry of Environment, agencies and other well-meaning organisations to join efforts at combating the menace.
‘EIA reports must precede projects’
Worried that most projects are without Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the Lagos State Government has vowed to make EIA report a must for projects in the state. Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare disclosed this at a Stakeholders....
Helsinki sets pace for sustainable development with Kalasatama city
A major stride towards stepping up world’s low carbon urban solutions has been recorded in Nordic countries, especially Helsinki in Finland, with property developers charting a new course for smart and sustainable city development.
Niger Delta biodiversity project rescues endangered species
About four states - Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Delta were mapped out for the UNDP- GEF five- year project. The states are characterised by high biological diversity, abundant natural resources, and extreme poverty.
‘Effective waste management crucial for sustainable development’
Nigeria’s quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 could be a mirage, if the country remains reluctant to implement strategies, practices and processes ...
FG warns against dumping refuse in drainages
Dr Habiba Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Ecological Fund Office (EFO), has warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainages.She gave the warning at the inauguration of the Daura Township Erosion Control Project, Phase 1, in Katsina state.