A varsity don, Prof John Arubayi has warned of severe health implications from the pollution of groundwater due to improper management of sewage-effluent in different parts of the country especially in the Niger Delta region.
Varsity begins greening initiative
Towards total greening and aesthetic beauty of the university environment, Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State has carried out another round of tree planting exercise to promote eco-friendliness, guard against environmental degradation, provide edible fruits for staff and students.
Experts task government, engineers on modern infrastructure system
Face with declining infrastructural facilities, engineers have urged to embrace technology based devices in infrastructural management.The government at all levels has also been tasked to focus on building infrastructure that would address the challenge posed by inefficient transport services.
Experts urge campaign to protect nation’s biodiversity
The Founder, the Friends of the Environment (FOTE), Mrs. Joanna Maduka harps on the need to adopt renewable energy to avert the crimes of deforestation, which she said is leading the society to social and ecological problems.
Three students win GEF-SGF environmental competition
The presentation of prizes for the winners formed the high point of the maiden Knowledge fair and exhibition. About 1,000 entries were received from various schools before the winners emerged.
FG, UNDP plan $218 million renewable energy project
Determined to unlock large-scale solar cell projects and adopt Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)...
World Bank launches NEWMAP gully erosion project in Kogi
Determined to tackle the menace of erosion, Kogi authorities have launched the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP) in the State.
Chevron Nigeria Limited’s committed to connecting people to nature
It is a fact that some corporate bodies have made environmental stewardship part of their social investments. Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) - operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and CNL (NNPC/CNL JV) - is one of such organizations.
Amnesty, others seek cleanup of Ogoni polluted sites
Since the current President, Muhammadu Buhari was elected the governing structures for the UNEP implementation have been put in place and a coordinator was appointed to lead HYPREP, the implementation agency.
‘60,000 tonnes of hazardous wastes imported into Nigeria’
A new report released by Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for the African Region (BCCC-Africa), Nigeria has raised concern on the issues of growing consumption and importation of Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment (UEEE) into the country.