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.
Imo State approves N2 billion for rehabilitation of oil communities
The Imo State has approved N2billion for rehabilitation of infrastructure in Ohaji/Egbema and Oguta local councils of the state.
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...
World Bank honours Nigerian lawyer over support for environment
The World Bank has issued a certificate of appreciation to a Nigerian lawyer, Olaseni Oyefeso, for his contribution to “Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017 World Bank project.
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....
UNDP to partner National Assembly on constituency projects
To ensure sustainable development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged to support environmental initiatives in constituent projects that would enhance people’s livelihoods.
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.
UNDP-GEF gets committee on Nigeria’s small grant scheme
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has inaugurated a new National Steering Committee (NSC) to administer Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Nigera.