NEWMAP spent N865m on 1, 337 erosion projects
National Project Coordinator for NEWMAP, Salisu Dahiru explained at the 2017 World Space Week in Abuja that the amount was spent on resettlement of loss lands, houses, economic trees, among others.
Lagos clamps down on illegal dumpsites
Special Adviser to the Governor on the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Hunpe gave the order during monitoring tour of the State where he discovered an illegal dumpsite in the Anthony area of the State.
Kaduna State, USAID plan new reform for urban water, sanitation services
Commissioner of Water Resources, Suleiman Aliyu Lere, an engineer, noted that the state recognizes the strategic importance of water and sanitation as critical enablers of good health, human survival, growth and development.
Lagos decries loss of wetlands
Commissioner for The Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare made this assertion at the commencement of the second edition of the Conservation Ecotourism for students in Lagos State Secondary Schools in Ikeja, Lagos.
Group cautions against further depletion of Nigeria’s ozone layer
WITH Ozone layer depletion becoming one of the most serious problems faced by the planet earth, a group, Save The Ozone Nigeria has cautioned against embarking on activities that would further deplete the ozone layer.
Nigeria, 195 others okay strategy to contain land degradation
Nigeria and other countries have agreed on a new global roadmap to address land degradation at the 13th meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification held in Ordos, China.
Lagos to establish environmental courts, trust fund
The new policy, which was signed into law by the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode early this year, aimed at improving the environment to make it cleaner, safer and healthier for all residents by promoting harmonized and holistic approach to the challenges.....
Groups sue biosafety agency, ministers over permit to Mosanto for GMO cotton
Seventeen civil society groups, last week drew a battle line with the National Biosafety Management Agency (NABMA) for granting a multi-national company, Monsanto Agricultural Nigeria Limited permit to release and place in the market genetically modified for insect .....
Afi Mountain Sanctuary comes under community protection
The Drill Ranch, which has a natural habitat at the sanctuary for its chimpanzees and drills has done much to protect and help to reduce the threats besides.