EU to fund plan to boost low emission in Africa
Africa's bid to combat the potentially devastating consequences of climate change has received a major boost with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and European Union announcing plans to spend €3.42 million...
New Lagos policy on electronic waste underway
Flustered by the increasing environmental abuse in Lagos, the authorities are planning a new regulation to address the challenges and opportunities of electronic waste (e- waste), for the benefit of both present and future generations.
Firm claims N2.7b over lease revocation on Lagos incinerator site
The parcel of land, known as Odaliki Incinerator Site, registered as N0.89/89/1999L at the Lagos Land Registry, Ikeja and located at Ebute Metta, Lagos has pitched a firm, Bagrett Ventures Limited ...
Governing council, board members on Niger Delta clean-up at a glance
Following the inauguration of the governing council and board of implementation of the UNEP Report on Niger Delta, the federal authorities have announced the names of the members, expected to ensure ...
Global materials extraction intensifying climate change, air pollution
Rising consumption fuelled by a growing middle class has seen the amount of primary materials extracted from the Earth triple in the last four decades, according to a new report by the United Nations ...
Ministry begins legislative agenda on climate resilience
The one-day round table on “Pursuing Legislative Agenda To Enhance Nigeria’s Climate Resilience,” was organized by the Climate Change Department of the Federal Ministry of Environment with the support of...
Lagos seeks standard for packaged water
Towards achieving a safer and cleaner environment, Lagos authorities have warned producers of packaged water in bottles and sachets to take steps to ensure proper standard practices in their production line or risk closure.
UN invites world leaders to accelerate Paris accord
The agreement will enter into force 30 days after at least 55 countries, accounting for 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, deposit their instruments of ratification or acceptance with the Secretary-General.