Ogoni clean-up to commence last quarter of 2018
After preliminary work and investigation, the Ogoni clean-up will commence in the last quarter of this year, as 183 companies...
Used cars threatening Africans, environment, says study
African and South Asian countries may miss national targets to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions unless rich countries stop using them as dumping grounds for millions of old cars, known as clunkers, a study has warned.
Why Ogoni cleanup may not begin in August, by environmentalists
An environmental rights group, Social Action, has expressed reservations over Federal Government’s preparedness to commence the cleanup of Ogoni environment in August.
Port Harcourt: Anger, anxiety as soot takes over skyline, environs
The ranking of Port Harcourt as the world’s most polluted city in the world has not just increased panic among residents but has forced some wealthy residents and those who have alternative homes to begin relocating from the city.
WHO, UNEP investigate cause of soot in Rivers
Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) have commenced investigation into the cause of widespread soot in Rivers State. Leader of the UN Delegation to Rivers State, Charles Ekong, from WHO Brazaville, Congo, disclosed its mission at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday. He said the investigation was…
FG begins medical outreach towards implementing UNEP report on Ogoniland
The Federal Government has commenced the second phase of its free medical outreach in Ogoniland.This is part of the activities to implement the United Nations Environment Protection Report (UNEP) in the area.
Nigeria’s yearly gas flare can power about 200,000 buses, says expert
The quantity of gas flared in Nigeria yearly has the capacity to power up to 200,000 commercial buses or trucks on gas engines if processed into compressed natural gas...
Africa’s iconic mammals threatened by poachers, armed groups, says UNEP
Elephants, giraffes, rhinos and other magnificent mammals targeted in wildlife conservation areas of Central Africa are under threat of extinction, caught in the crosshairs...
Nigeria gets fresh $89m USAID grant, Norway backs UNEP report
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a fresh $89 million grant to assist Nigeria in herb quest to achieve the development goals...