Millions face health risk as water pollution rises in Africa, others
Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like cholera and typhoid, United Nations Environment warns today.
Extreme weather takes $1.8b toll annually on agriculture
Experts have advised firms to diversify into climate risk insurance, develop policies that focus more on the planet, people and profitability.These were the submissions made at a one-day workshop on “Climate Risk Insurance”....
Benue to inaugurates permanent sanitation court
In its bids to ensure speedy trial of violators of sanitation laws in Benue State, a permanent Sanitation Court would soon be inaugurated by the state Sanitation Agency, to dispense justice on daily basis.
NESREA warns against cutting of trees without replacement
The State Coordinator of National Environmental Standards & Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Kwara, Mr. Martins Enenwaene, has warned that cutting of trees without ...
UN, group train Cross River communities on forest regeneration
Faced with the growing threat of deforestation through human activities, the United Nations (UN) has commenced the training of some communities in Cross River State on forest regeneration.
UNDP, GCF sign partnership deal on low-emission
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed an Accreditation Master Agreement, strengthening their partnership to deliver low-emission and climate-resilient development.
Paucity of funds threatens Gombe water project
The dream of using a multi-billion-naira Dadin-Kowa dam to provide water to Gombe and environs has hit the rocks due to paucity funds.
Senate pledges support for environmental audit
To overcome various environmental challenges confronting the country, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has advocated for more political will on the part of Nigerian ...