Sunday, 3rd December 2023


23 Oct
The environmental history of Nigeria unfortunately is not a story filled with the rich biodiverse tropical rainforests of the Niger Delta or the cascading rich vegetation of the Sahel Savanna but rather, one marred with bloodshed, exploitation, pollution, death, destruction, and devastation.
10 Jul
Environment have decried alarming rate of deforestation in Cross River State through illegal logging, saying the state government and other stakeholders must intervene.At a one-day conference with the theme, ‘Multi-Stakeholders’ Conference on Deforestation in Cross River State’, organised by ‘We The People (WTP), in partnership with ‘Panacea for Development and Infrastructural Challenges for Africa Initiative (PADIC-AFRICA)’, also known as Development Concern (DEVCON), stakeholders brainstormed on illegal logging in the state.
19 May
Worried by the increasing rate of illegal logging in Cross River communities, environmental experts, 28 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and others have petitioned the Federal Government, United Nations and others, seeking urgent intervention.
20 Apr
When a handshake is getting beyond an elbow, drastic action to stem the tide and put the right pen in the right hole need to be set in motion with immediate alacrity.
2 Apr
• Says Buhari To Flag-off Ogoni Clean Up Projects The Federal Government has blamed the menace of deforestation in the country on those it describes as “powerful interests” who are behind the scene in providing protection for loggers that produce charcoal for sale. This came to fore as the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is pursuing…
8 Dec 2022
Stakeholders have identified lack of political will, non-implementation of laws and policies as factors behind continued deforestation in Cross River State.


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Ten Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directors, heading different departments have officially retired from service, after attaining the mandatory 60 years of age, or 35 years of service.
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Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d'Or in "any team", Ronaldinho told AFP Sunday, but the Brazilian would like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, "a big club".
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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into a "terrorist plot" after a man known to the authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a tourist to death and wounded two other people in central Paris at the weekend before being arrested.
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The United States has applauded Nigeria for the efforts it is making to bolster its economy towards ensuring sustainable growth and development.
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Kaduna State Chapter of the Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria commended the Federal Government on Sunday in Zaria, Kaduna State, for subsidising inputs for dry season wheat farming.
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Extra police patrolled one of South Africa's most violent townships Sunday after a "mob" tied-up and burned to death seven men accused of a crime wave, police and residents said.
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No fewer than 74,819 candidates are participating in the ongoing 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates nationwide.
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Nigeria is calling for the release of ousted Niger president Mohamed Bazoum and for the military junta to allow him to leave for a third country, its foreign minister said.
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The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Tasiu Al’amin-Roba, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA), to Cabinet office and one Abdulkadir Muhammad for alleged diversion of the state’s pallaiatives.