Environmental Impact Assessment
Experts set agenda for Buhari government on environment
Civil society groups and experts have examined the Buhari administration’s four years’ of environmental stewardship, saying that much needs to be done in the protection of the natural resources through conservation and sustainable practices. They believe that the Federal Government scored major point in the United Nations Environment Programme report and clean up of the…
Industry bigwigs list measures to improve ease of doing real estate business
In apparent bid to overcome obstacles limiting Federal Government’s ease of doing business in the real estate sector, global experts and bigwigs met in Lagos at the weekend to review its implementation in the industry. They agreed that the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index has impacted positively on the market, but a lot…
‘70 per cent of companies in Cross River operate without EIA’
Environmental experts have disclosed that over 70 percent of companies in Cross River State do not have Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) plan.This position was made known recently in Calabar at a two-day workshop on Capacity Building....
Groups fault FG’s EIA to Cross River on super highway project
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River state have faulted the conditional Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval given the state government for the construction of the super highway project.
‘EIA reports must precede projects’
Worried that most projects are without Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), the Lagos State Government has vowed to make EIA report a must for projects in the state. Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare disclosed this at a Stakeholders....
Communities, NGOs tackle Cross River government over superhighway project
In his inaugural speech on May 29, 2015, Governor Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade of Cross River State announced the construction of two signature projects, the superhighway and Bakassi Deep Sea Port.
Cross River communities insist on EIA for highway project
Four communities that will be critically impacted by the proposed Cross River State government 260 kilometres super highway project have insisted that the authorities conduct a proper Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).