Piqued by environmental challenges associated with such operations, the Lagos State Government has urged sand miners and dredgers to operate in manners that would protect the environment.
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.
Group calls for ban of generators to curb ozone depletion
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to ban the import and use of generating sets to protect the ozone layer from further depletion.
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....
Investors urge mass production of cookstoves
Stakeholders have called on the government to work towards promoting mass production of clean cookstoves, in line with made-in- Nigeria campaign currently on-going in the country.
‘Amina Mohammed not under probe over rosewood exports’
The role played by former Minister, now Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Mrs. Amina Mohammed in wood export racketeering to China became a subject of controversy when the Federal Ministry of Environment defended her actions...
Government, UNDP set for integrated landscape management
Fresh impetus was added recently to the drive to enhance food security and ecosystem resilience in Nigeria through integrated landscape management, after a one-day of deliberations and fine-tuning by the participants at the Local Project Appraisal Committee
New report urges greater use of decentralized renewable energy
Rural and vulnerable populations in developing countries such as Nigeria could miss out on multiple wide-ranging benefits of renewable energy, if they are forced to wait for years, or even decades, to get access to electricity.
Delta Government orders contractors back to site, adopts hot asphalt for road construction
The Delta state commissioner for work, Chief James Augoye has given contracting firms handling road project in the state a four-day ultimatum to return to site.