Minister laments oil spill incidents in Niger Delta
In the wake of an upsurge in militant attacks on key oil infrastructure in the creeks and swamps of the oil-producing south, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has decried the devastating impacts of oil spills on
Experts want EIA report as loan requirement
As part of inputs to the on-going review of outdated 1992 Environmental Impact Assessment Act (EIA), environmentalists have solicited the inclusion of EIA reports as pre-condition for project loans.
Delta plants 50,000 trees, partners World Bank on erosion control
To check the intensity of global warming and deforestation across the state, Delta authorities have commenced planting of no fewer than 50, 000 trees’ in various towns ...
Nigeria, 41 others to conserve 30 million hectares of bamboo
Following the fact that bamboo is a sustainable replacement for higher carbon emissions materials and serves as an excellent carbon sink, Nigeria and 41 other countries ...
Delta waste board clears illegal dumpsites
Following the directive from governor Ifeanyi Okowa to ensure the cleanliness of the state capital, the Delta State Waste Management Board has commenced the clearing and evacuation of illegal dumpsites ....
Conservationists discover chimpanzees in South West
A survey by conservationists has led to the discovery of chimpanzees in the Omo-Shasha-Oluwa (OSO) Forest, traversing Ogun, Osun and Ondo States.
Adamawa communities benefit from UNDP solar-power project
In a renewed effort towards the rehabilitation of people most affected by insurgency, the Energy of Commission of Nigeria (ECN) in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme.....
NEMA to train volunteers on flood management
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has commenced the training of volunteers on flood risk management in North Central States.