Minister advocates new institute for environmental studies
The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor has called for the establishment of a National Institute of Environmental Studies, saying it would provide the necessary expertise
New platform launched to protect African communities from climate change impacts
Fresh efforts are in the offing to halt impacts of climate change in the continent, with the launch of a regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Côte d’Ivoire.
Lawmakers worry over slow pace of work, HYPREP operations in Ogoni cleanup
National Assembly members have frowned at the delay in the remediation on the polluted areas in Ogoni, nine years after the United Nations Environment programme (UNEP) submitted its report.
EU, UN-Habitat launch €9m water partnership scheme
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), have signed a €9 million agreement to implement the four-year EU Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs) programme.
Stanford varsity students propose roadmap for Suleja water services
In an effort to ensure the revamp of Suleja Water and Sewerage Corporation (SWSC), improve livelihoods and meet obligations to the citizens, graduate students of Stanford University have developed a water access platform that outlines some innovative...
FAO raises concern over deforestation in Nigeria
The United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has expressed concern over the increasing rate of deforestation in the country.
Lagos government, Ikoyi residents bicker over trees felling, parks destruction
The felling of trees in Ikoyi, one of the affluent neighborhoods in Lagos State has raised environmental concerns among residents.The residents said the unusual action on the orders of Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) on Monday, September 7, 2020...
UN carbon offset platform reaches two million CERs milestone
The United Nations carbon offset platform has reached two million Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) purchased and cancelled since its launch in September 2015.
Yobe earmarks N9.21 billion for roads, other projects
The Yobe State Government has earmarked N9.21 billion for the construction of road, airport and markets. The road projects, which cover 30 kilometres, are sited in Fika, Nguru and Gujbal local councils of the state