On pollution tax on vehicles
Following the recent trend all over the world to curb environmental and health hazards arising from pollution caused by vehicles’ hydrocarbon emission, the Federal Government, under a joint effort by the federal ministries of Environment, Petroleum Resources, Industry, Trade and Investment as well as United Nations and Global Fuel Economy....
FG commits to plastic bags phase-out, LUFASI marks Earth Day
As the World marks 2018 Earth Day, the Federal Government has expressed commitment towards phase-out of non- biodegradable plastics.The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril stated that the government is exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags with availability of alternatives.
‘Efficient logistics sector imperative for trade growth’
Stakeholders in the logistics and transport sector of the economy have called on the Federal Government to continue to improve the business community to attract both local and Foreign Direct Investments ....
Logistics and transport policy will attract private sector investment, says CILT
The President, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Ibrahim Jibril, has said the national policy on logistics and transport will attract private sector investment...
FG plans recycling scheme in beverage, electronic sectors
The new development was announced at the launch of the African Circular Economy Alliance at the just concluded climate change summit in Bonn, Germany, where the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril....
Nigeria to adopt African position in Bonn climate change negotiations
Nigeria signed and ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, which shows its commitment for climate action and investment in sustainability as well as developed the National Determined Contribution for five priority areas.
Government to domesticate UN convention on combating desertification
After 21 year of entering into force globally, the Federal Government plans to domesticate the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, (UNCCD) in a move to fight desertification and drought in 11 frontline States.
FG to phase-out polythene bags, begins proposal for new GEF grant
With over a million given out for free daily and its tremendous environmental cost, the Federal Government has announced plans to eradicate use of polythene bags for retention of drinking water to recyclable paper bags.
Minister urges FUTA to lead research into flooding, climatic problems
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril has tasked the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), to lead the search for solution to the debilitating flooding and other effects of climatic change ravaging some parts of the country.