Borno government resuscitates Great Green Wall project
In a bid to check desertification, Borno State government is planning to raise over 300,000 seedlings of assorted tree species to compliment the efforts of the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW).
Realities of logging, land grabbing in Cross River
Ayade earlier said: “As a people who have been denied all these, we need to take our destiny by our hands. We pass a law on absolute conservation, so how else can we show commitment to the forest?
South Korea backs Nigeria’s tree planting project with $130,000
The South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Noh Kyu-duk who disclosed this in Abuja during the 2017 International Day of Forests Celebration, said the amount was a token of cordial and excellent friendly bilateral relationship they established with Nigeria in 1980.
Kaduna to spend $182 million on water projects
Realising the importance of safe water on health and productivity of individuals in the state, Kaduna State Government has borrowed a total of sum of $182 million to finance key water projects in the state.
Experts, bank mark Earth Hour Day
He noted that the Industrial Revolution in Europe many years ago set the tone for the increase in pollution of the atmosphere which now stands at about 400 points, resulting into an increase in the planet’s temperature to almost one degree .
REDAN, housing finance institutions to meet
With the recent signing of the $2 billion deal by the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Nigeria (REDAN), all is now set for members of the association to fast track the provision of affordable housing for Nigerians.
Epidemic looms as Lagos wastewater plant overflows
There seems to be an air of trepidation about the abandoned Oke -Afa Wastewater Plant, located at Jakande Housing Estate, Isolo, with residents fearing an outbreak of epidemic in the area.
Our worries about UNREDD scheme, highway project, by communities
The last is yet to be heard over a dispute surrounding the development of the 260 kilometre superhighway from a planned deep sea port in Esighi in Bakassi Local Government Area northwards via Obudu to Katsina-ala in Benue State, valued at $3.5 billion.
National action plan for Sendai Framework implementation underway
Disaster risk reduction experts have ended round of talks to fix benchmarks of success in curbing the impact of natural and man-made hazards through to 2030.
‘Underground space holds key to ever-growing cities’
The British Tunnelling Society (BTS), an associated society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has been in existence since 1971, now we have Tunnelling Association Nigeria (TAN).