Lagos tasks residents on environmental sustainability, ecotourism
Notwithstanding the high rate of urbanisation in Lagos State, the authorities have called for collaborations of effort by all stakeholders in the environmental sector towards protection of the ecosystem and building the tourism potentials of the state.
Nigeria to adopt African position in Bonn climate change negotiations
Nigeria signed and ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, which shows its commitment for climate action and investment in sustainability as well as developed the National Determined Contribution for five priority areas.
‘Carbon pricing, emission tax should be enforced’
Nigeria with a population of over 180 million people and a status of developing nation is exploring every aspect of civilization in a great deal, over 80 million Nigerians own either an electricity generating set or a means of transportation like automobiles.
Historic milestone reached in global fight against mercury pollution
In a landmark display of international cooperation, more than 160 countries committed to tackling one of the world’s greatest chemical health threats at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
NEWMAP spent N865m on 1, 337 erosion projects
National Project Coordinator for NEWMAP, Salisu Dahiru explained at the 2017 World Space Week in Abuja that the amount was spent on resettlement of loss lands, houses, economic trees, among others.
AMCOW 15th anniversary holds in Abuja
The celebration, which is scheduled to hold on the November 27-28 in Abuja, will also feature an Executive Council Meeting of African Water Ministers, and Strategic Dialogue with Development Partners.
Kaduna State, USAID plan new reform for urban water, sanitation services
Commissioner of Water Resources, Suleiman Aliyu Lere, an engineer, noted that the state recognizes the strategic importance of water and sanitation as critical enablers of good health, human survival, growth and development.
Ogun to host National Council on Environment
Taiwo Adeoluwa disclosed this in Abeokuta after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Abuja in his office.
Group cautions against further depletion of Nigeria’s ozone layer
WITH Ozone layer depletion becoming one of the most serious problems faced by the planet earth, a group, Save The Ozone Nigeria has cautioned against embarking on activities that would further deplete the ozone layer.