House of Reps okays contract as erosion ravages Kogi community
With several houses already swallowed by erosion, the House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to tackle the menace of gully erosion bedevilling Ankpa local council of Kogi State.
‘Niger Delta communities face extinction over coastal erosion’
Concerned that recurring ocean surge and coastal erosion is threatening several coastal communities in the Niger Delta, Environmental Rights Action (ERA), has raised alarm on the imminent extinction facing the people.
NESREA partners police on combating environmental crimes
In a move to ensure more meaningful environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement, the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has partnered the Nigeria Police force in the training of officers.
UNDP picks seven states for environmental sustainability project
Stirred by the need to improve Nigeria’s prospects for sustained growth and development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has selected seven States for its project, which will improve food insecurity in the country.
‘Privatisation not solution to water crisis in Lagos’
Frontline civil society group, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Obasa Mudashiru to side with Lagos people in rejecting Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the water sector.
GEF to combat wildlife crime with $40m new funding
In a bid to tackle the planet’s most pressing environmental problems, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council has approved an additional $40 million for the Global Wildlife Programme..
Ebonyi federal varsity establishes pioneer garden
Towards recognising pioneer leaders in the institution, the Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo has established a planted space set aside for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment, christened Pioneer Garden.
Lagos agency endorses Cway water factories
One of the leading supplier of distilled water to business and homes in Nigeria, Cway has recorded another milestone recently, following the certification and endorsement of its water factories by Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC).