ERA/FOEN, communities take stock of Ogoni clean-up
In an unflattering assessment of the status of Ogoni clean up exercise, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) and communities have raised the alarm that the novel initiative deviated...
Companies with $1.3 trillion combined market cap step up climate ambition
Twenty-eight companies with a total market capitalization of $1.3 trillion are stepping up to set a new level of climate ambition in response to a call-to-action campaign.
FG condemns whale killing in Bayelsa State
The Federal Government has warned Nigerians against feasting on rare species like the whale, which was washed ashore in Ijaw kiri community waterfront of Brass Local Government, Bayelsa State.
Delta to sanction officials for illegal approvals
Delta State Government has declared that all illegal structures on waterways, should be pulled down, promising to come hard on any official that flouts the directive.
Why cities’ masterplans need periodic reviews, by experts
With the continuous influx of people into urban centres like Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Abuja and others, new problems are beginning to emerge at an alarming rate, especially pressure on land and infrastructure.
Julius Berger adopts new design for Lagos- Ibadan road project
Nigerian construction giant, Julius Berger Plc, has changed its design for the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and plans to construct service lanes, bus stops and lay bays on the built-up areas along the express road.
Experts urge stakeholders’ support for sustainable environment
The Centre for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management (CEBCEM), University of Lagos has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to intervene through policies that could champion the sustainability of the environment in Africa.
NOSDRA tasks oil marketers on environmental pollution
The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, has would begin the enforcement of laws on oil marketers in the downstream petroleum sector next month.
Governments agree to strengthen climate education, public engagement
Governments meeting during the June UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (SB50) agreed on a draft decision to significantly strengthen climate education, awareness and public engagement, which are crucial to achieving the goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees and to scale-up Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) implementation. The decision will be formally adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference in Chile in December.