‘Why government may not end Port Harcourt soot’
Scientists have advanced reasons for Federal Government’s failure to identify the source of Port Harcourt ‘black soot’ in order to end the environmental and health hazards it poses to the people of Rivers State.
Emerging trends in automobiles, safer environment, fuel efficiency
The automotive industry is presently undergoing utmost transformation. This new global trend is a crucial aspect of a digitally-enabled merging of social, and technological forces to ignite an outburst of innovation in the global transportation arena. Considering the size of the industry, the sector has the power to influence the direction in which humanity and…
Government plans policy on plastic waste
As Nigeria celebrates on Tuesday this year’s World Environmental Day, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is scheduled to grace the celebration at State House Banquet Hall in Abuja. Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, who disclosed this at a Media forum, said the government attaches great importance.....
On pollution tax on vehicles
Following the recent trend all over the world to curb environmental and health hazards arising from pollution caused by vehicles’ hydrocarbon emission, the Federal Government, under a joint effort by the federal ministries of Environment, Petroleum Resources, Industry, Trade and Investment as well as United Nations and Global Fuel Economy....
FG commits to plastic bags phase-out, LUFASI marks Earth Day
As the World marks 2018 Earth Day, the Federal Government has expressed commitment towards phase-out of non- biodegradable plastics.The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril stated that the government is exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags with availability of alternatives.
Customs Service intercepts elephant tusks, pangolin worth N1.2bn
The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.
‘Efficient logistics sector imperative for trade growth’
Stakeholders in the logistics and transport sector of the economy have called on the Federal Government to continue to improve the business community to attract both local and Foreign Direct Investments ....
Minister seeks plan to phase out mercury products
Determined to safeguard the health of the populace, the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril has expressed the need for a national policy and implementation plan to phase down or out mercury added products.
FG plans recycling scheme in beverage, electronic sectors
The new development was announced at the launch of the African Circular Economy Alliance at the just concluded climate change summit in Bonn, Germany, where the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril....