Assembly laments Rivers’ exclusion from N1.6b flood victims fund
Faced with over 1,000 flood victims in Rivers State, members of the State’s State House of Assembly have frowned at the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for exclusion of the state from the N1.6 billion ecological fund.
Experts seek promotion of environmental sustainability initiatives
To guarantee the future of upcoming generations in Nigeria, experts are seeking a halt in further degradation of the environment and its natural resources.
Reps urge government to fast-track Ogoni cleanup
The House of Representative Committee on Environment and Habitat, has lamented slow pace of work on the Ogoni clean up, urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the area for the exercise to be urgently done.
Don raises the alarm over high rates of deforestation
A professor of Palynology and Paleoecology from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State, Olugbenga Ebenezer Ige, has decried the continued destruction of the nation’s vegetation and forest.
Stakeholders seek regulation, ban on lead paints
One of Nigeria’s leading groups, the Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev) has urged the Federal Government to draft a regulation...
Firm backs council’s cleaner initiative with disposal facilities
Global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care and agriculture, Bayer has showcased its commitment to supporting environmental cleanliness and safety by assisting in the clearing of blocked drains, cleaning walkways, and advocating for cleanliness.
Lagos tasks residents on environmental sustainability, ecotourism
Notwithstanding the high rate of urbanisation in Lagos State, the authorities have called for collaborations of effort by all stakeholders in the environmental sector towards protection of the ecosystem and building the tourism potentials of the state.
Nigeria to adopt African position in Bonn climate change negotiations
Nigeria signed and ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, which shows its commitment for climate action and investment in sustainability as well as developed the National Determined Contribution for five priority areas.
‘Carbon pricing, emission tax should be enforced’
Nigeria with a population of over 180 million people and a status of developing nation is exploring every aspect of civilization in a great deal, over 80 million Nigerians own either an electricity generating set or a means of transportation like automobiles.
Historic milestone reached in global fight against mercury pollution
In a landmark display of international cooperation, more than 160 countries committed to tackling one of the world’s greatest chemical health threats at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.