Cross River renames Green Police, set to prosecute environmental offenders
Ayade noted that the new outfit “Green Sheriff” must serve as an environmental neighborhood watch by ensuring that every resident of the state and Calabar in particular keeps his or her environment very clean.”
Delegates ‘cautiously optimistic’ over Paris Agreement as Bonn talks end
As delegates firmed up last week the “rule book” for operationalising the Paris agreement, the threat of American exodus from the global pact casts doubt on the success of the agreement to stem global warming.
NIMET gives farmers in Borno, Yobe early warning signals
In a renewed effort to build the capacity of communities to benefit from early warning systems, and to integrate this knowledge into their livelihoods, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency....
Fresh $11 million funding underway for participatory slums upgrading scheme
A fresh funding to the tune of $11million has been secured for the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme to empower African, Caribbean and Pacific countries transform the living conditions of slum dwellers.
UN-Habitat reforms may hold up New Urban Agenda implementation
After last year’s adoption of a 20-year global strategy on urbanization, the first gathering of United Nations member states may have adopted a wait-and-see attitude regarding next steps to coordinate implementation of the accord, known as the New Urban Agenda.
Gully erosion threatens seven Edo communities
No fewer than seven communities in Iluleha, near Sabongida-Ora, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo are under threat of gully erosion that have eaten deep into the only road that linked the community with the rest of the state.
‘Ogoni clean-up on course’
Contrary to insinuations that the Ogoniland clean up project is slowing down, Director General of National Oil Spill Detections Regulatory Agency (NOSDRA), Sir Peter Idabor, has said the project is on course.
Nigeria begins preparation of Third National Communication report on climate change
The Permanent Secretary who was represented by the director, DCC, Dr. Peter Tarfa said: “Nigeria is highly vulnerable to the impact of climate change.
Bayelsa community sues Italian oil giant ENI over oil spill
Ikebiri community, from Bayelsa state, Nigeria, have launched an unprecedented legal case against the Italian oil giant ENI, seeking cleanup and compensation for damages from an oil spill.