Council on environment meeting begins today
The meeting of the National Council on Environment will begin today in Lafia, Nasarawa State.The Council in session, among other things, would brainstorm on global climate change and clean energy as it affects Nigeria and the sub-region.
EU to fund plan to boost low emission in Africa
Africa's bid to combat the potentially devastating consequences of climate change has received a major boost with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and European Union announcing plans to spend €3.42 million...
Environmental vanguards to monitor Ogoni clean-up
Foremost environmental group – Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) has formed a coalition with other civil society organisations for the setting up of environmental vanguards ...
Firm claims N2.7b over lease revocation on Lagos incinerator site
The parcel of land, known as Odaliki Incinerator Site, registered as N0.89/89/1999L at the Lagos Land Registry, Ikeja and located at Ebute Metta, Lagos has pitched a firm, Bagrett Ventures Limited ...
Refuse heaps take over Asaba as state sacks collectors
The reduction in the number of operational zones for waste collection in Asaba, the Delta State capital from 41 to 17 has resulted in the massive disengagement of most of the refuse collectors ...
Global materials extraction intensifying climate change, air pollution
Rising consumption fuelled by a growing middle class has seen the amount of primary materials extracted from the Earth triple in the last four decades, according to a new report by the United Nations ...
Ministers adopt Africa’s roadmap for water security, sanitation
Over 30 African water ministers and high-level delegations from 53 African nations have adopted a roadmap aimed at achieving sustainable and universal access to safe water and sanitation in the continent.
Lagos seeks standard for packaged water
Towards achieving a safer and cleaner environment, Lagos authorities have warned producers of packaged water in bottles and sachets to take steps to ensure proper standard practices in their production line or risk closure.