Government to launch energy efficiency standards, labels for appliances
Fresh policy changes may be in the offing soon to upscale the penetration of energy saving appliances used in residential and public sectors through the introduction of standards and labels in the country.
World Bank extends erosion projects to 12 states
To further strengthen its operations aimed at controlling gully erosion in Nigeria, the World Bank, through its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP), has extended its services to 12 states.
Council approves climate change education in schools
Towards creating awareness on climate change, the National Council on Environment has approved a special academic programme, which would promote renewable energy initiatives in schools and colleges in the country.
FUNAI alumni canvasses greener, cleaner environment
The pioneer graduates of Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) are drumming up support for the vision of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Chindeum Nwajiuba, to enthrone a greener, cleaner and serene environment in the university.
Experts show concern over environmental degradation in Plateau
They say the miners have continued to widen gullies and mining ponds close to the main roads in all the local governments and no conscious attempts are being made by the authorities to prevent such reckless acts.
Nigerian Breweries equips environmental agency
In a renewed commitment to ensure environment sustainability, Nigerian Breweries Plc has donated a set of new laboratory equipment to the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA).
Lagos issues new directive to petroleum marketers over underground pollution
Concerned by the discovery of pollutants in the underground sources of water within the metropolis, the Lagos State government has mandated the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) to always monitor wells in their facilities.
NESREA partners UNECA on greening Africa project
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is partnering with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in the promotion of sustainable, social and economic transformation of Green Economy in Africa.
Council on environment meeting begins today
The meeting of the National Council on Environment will begin today in Lafia, Nasarawa State.The Council in session, among other things, would brainstorm on global climate change and clean energy as it affects Nigeria and the sub-region.