Open defecation: Trigger for polio, diarrhoea and high child mortality
For residents of this community, especially, the young ones, they have grown to see this act as the norm. The excuse residents often give for such open defecation is that they are sitting on a rocky environment, so, having a sewage tank to house their excreta might be difficult.
Why Ogoni cleanup will be delayed
The actual implementation of recommendations by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Ogoniland might not commence till next year.
Government, CIBN harp on sustainable banking operations
The Minister of Environment, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, while delivering a lecture at CIBN’s yearly lecture titled “SDGs and Financial Services Sector: The Meeting Point”, said development is about...
To stem harbingers of climate change
Both 2014 and 2015 were declared the hottest years on record. 2016 may well be hotter still, judging by the unusually high temperatures we’ve been experiencing particularly since February.
‘It signals a new dawn in Ogoniland’
Mr Celestine Akpobari, a human rights and environmental activist is also the former Chairman of Gokana Council Area. He has been in the forefront of Ogoni struggle since the demise of Ken Saro -Wiwa.
Action on UNEP report will bring sanity in Ogoniland, says govt
The Federal Government has expressed optimism that the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland would reduce crime and violence in the area.
Why Buhari cancelled Lagos trip
Amidst speculations on why President Buhari cancelled his scheduled official visit to Lagos, the presidency yesterday insisted it had nothing to do with an illness.
Ogoniland pollution a tragedy that shouldn’t have happened -- Minister
The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed, said this when she featured on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja.