Saturday, 9th December 2023

climate change

19 hours ago
In a pivotal moment for climate action, Dr. Dominic Joshua Ngene, a luminary in the financial world, seamlessly
4 days ago
“Global inequality persists; climate impacts are unfairly distributed. Even with unconditional, nationally determined contributions, we are facing 2.9 degrees centigrade warming. Developing countries face a staggering adaptation finance gap, 10-18 times as big as international public finance flows. The next decade will shape our future.” These are the words that jump out at me, as…
4 days ago
The United Kingdom Government has announced a £100 million fund to help Nigeria and other most climate-vulnerable countries tackle climate change. It said the fund will also make health care in the countries more resilient, withstand disasters like floods, and ready to deal with spikes in infectious diseases, like cholera and malaria, due to floods…
2 Dec
Climate change and its impacts, particularly extreme weather and heatwaves, pose a “substantial risk” to the progress being made to fight malaria, the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday.
2 Dec
As the world gathers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for COP 28, the Nigeria House of Representatives has praised one of theirs, Sam Onuigbo, for his recognition by New York-based Business Insider as one of the 30 Global Leaders on Climate Change.
2 Dec
Ahead of the Conference of Party (COP28) Nigerian children has raised concern over the multiple effect of climate change with the call on government as well as global leaders to allocate more budget for climate activities to provide more sustainable solutions and resilient future.
30 Nov
Nigeria and other African countries, especially those with fossil fuel-backed economies trooping to the United Arab Emirates for the 28th Conference of Parties may need to present a united front that would address...
29 Nov
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Shaakaa Chira, has called on environmental auditors to develop a robust auditing methodologies to evaluate the impact of climate change. Mr. Chira, who was speaking at the opening of the 11th annual meeting of the African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions Working Group on Environmental Audit (AFROSAI WGEA), held…
28 Nov
President Bola Tinubu will tomorrow (Wednesday) depart Abuja for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to attend the COP28 Climate Summit, also known as the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP28). At the World Leaders' Summit, which takes place on December 1 and 2, 2023, under the theme,…
27 Nov
Built environment experts have advocated deployment of geospatial technology to ensure climate change mitigation.They stressed that the application will also boost service delivery in government agencies and transform sectors...
16 Nov
Friends of the Earth Africa and Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have called on African governments to reject all forms of geoengineering technology to protect local communities against the adverse effects of climate change.
13 Nov
Stakeholders in the environment sector have called for articulate and strategic plans that would address the nation’s climate change crisis in terms of adaptation and mitigation at the forthcoming Conference of the Parties, (COP28), in the United Arab Emirates.


48 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday, in Abuja expressed optimism about the prospects of increased investments from Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), emphasising Nigeria’s long-term relationship with the company..
1 hour ago
The Chief Medical Director, the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof Darlington Obaseki, has said cervical cancer represents a significant and pressing public health concern for adult females in Nigeria and other developing nations. Obaseki asserted while delivering the 296th Inaugural Lecture of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) entitled, "Microscopes, Milestones And The Maelstrom:…
1 hour ago
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region on Saturday embarked on facilities expansion and upgrade at work centers in Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti states aimed at expanding the grid for increased capacity and improved quantity of power transmission to the distribution companies in the areas. The TCN General Manager in the region, Engr.…
2 hours ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Insurance and Actuarian matters, Mr Ahmed Jaha Babawo has decried the appalling level of contribution of the insurance sector to Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP).
2 hours ago
The management of Tantita Security Services Limited has described as bizarre, and mischievous an accusation by the Nigerian Navy that the company is involved in illegal activities along the coastal areas of Ondo State. The Navy had issued a statement on Thursday on the arrest of a 77-meter  long motor tanker for crude oil theft…
3 hours ago
The President of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Ike Neliaku, has inaugurated two committees on the forthcoming first edition of the Nigeria National Spokespersons' Awards (NNSA) scheduled for March 2024. This is part of the historic deal with the Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR) - publishers of PRNigeria, Economic Confidential, Spokespersons' Digest…
3 hours ago
The Director General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, has allayed the fear about artificial intelligence in communication and national security. Kashifu spoke at the 2023 Security and Emergency Management Awards (SAEMA) and Spokespersons’ Communication Awards (SCA); 29 awards were presented to eminent security personnel, agencies, public relations experts, public…
4 hours ago
Manchester United went one step forward against Chelsea but have gone two steps back as they fell to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
6 hours ago
Nigerian government has said that the surge of military coups in the West African is fast becoming a threat to the democratic culture in the region.
6 hours ago
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to create quality jobs for its teeming unemployed youths to stem the trend of brain-drain bedeviling the continent.