Wednesday, 29th November 2023
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16 Oct
Plans to increase Nigeria's forest cover from its current meager five per cent to the recommended 25 per cent of national land cover by 2050, have received a boost, with Stanbic IBTC Holdings initiative to plant 30,000 trees across 10 states. The initiative, which will cover Edo, Ogun, Katsina, Ebonyi, Plateau, Rivers, Cross River, Taraba,…
30 Sep
The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has partnered with the Stanbic IBTC bank to plant 30,000 trees across 10 states of the country.
5 Sep
Stallion NMN, the official Nissan representative in Nigeria, has hosted the Nigeria leg of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s World Cup trophy tour in association with the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF).
21 Aug
As the need to mitigate climate change intensifies, Nigerian youths have been urged to take advantage of opportunities offered in the sustainability space especially, in green energy transitions, which are stimulating high demand for new skills and creating new occupations.
3 Jul
In a bid to promote birds’ conservation in Nigeria, especially at coastal and riverine areas, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) engaged students and community dwellers in a participatory conservation activity to commemorate the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD).
15 May
To address biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems and protect bird species, conservationists have called for action by government to translate Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) into laws and policy.
3 Apr
The North Central Frontiers (NCF), has backed the lawmaker representing Biu/Bayo/Shani Federal Constituency of Borno state, Hon. Muktar Aliyu Betara, for the position of Speaker in the 10th National Assembly.
21 Feb
Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) President, Uyi Akpata, has confirmed the second NCF Women’s T20 International Cricket Tournament will hold in Lagos from March 19 to 26, 2023.
30 Jan
The Lagos Free Zone Company (LFZC) and Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) have begun activities to promote endangered sea turtle conservation. The effort will reduce the impact of human activities on their population within the operational range...
12 Dec 2022
Conservationists believe that wildlife species render valuable services in the ecosystem and contribute to environment sustainability, but there are instances where forest communities still hunt these animals for meat.


3 mins ago
Fresh protest broke out again at Kurna quarters along Katsina road in Kano Wednesday morning over the killing of a teenager by police personnel. The incident triggered tension amid an alleged planned demonstration by a political group against the judgement of the Appeal Court on the Kano governorship election. The Guardian gathered that trouble ensued…
7 mins ago
Officers of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Kaduna State confiscated 61 smuggled Sports Utility Vehicles with fake government plate numbers. According to the FOU Comptroller, Dalha Wada, on Tuesday, the smuggled vehicles were confiscated from smugglers at different locations in the North-Central and North-West zones. Wada…
8 mins ago
Brazilian football star Neymar, 31, and influencer Bruna Biancardi, 29, have officially separated, merely a month after celebrating the birth of their first child, Mavie, born on October 7. Despite the couple's initial joy at expanding their family, rumours circulated about their relationship status, fueled by speculations of Neymar's alleged infidelity. Taking to her Instagram…
9 mins ago
Hong Kong's largest-ever national security trial began final arguments Wednesday, more than 1,000 days after authorities filed charges against 47 democracy activists under a law imposed by China to quell dissent. The defendants represent a cross-section of Hong Kong's opposition -- from democratically elected lawmakers to unionists and academics -- which has been effectively squashed…
20 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has presented Budget of Renewed Hope of N27.5tr for the 2024 fiscal year with Nigeria's national defence and internal security, local job creation, macro-economic stability and investment environment optimization. Other areas of priority he listed include human capital development, poverty reduction, and social security while addressing a joint session of the National…
21 mins ago
The Enterprise, Growth, and Opportunities (EGO) Foundation, through its SheEnabled project's fourth phase, has provided empowerment to female business owners living in the Yaba community. This endeavour reflects the NGO's commitment to improving financial literacy among women in key markets throughout Lagos State. The Foundation, dedicated to alleviating poverty and unemployment in African communities emphasizes…
23 mins ago
Governor Dikko Radda of Katsina State has approved more than N1.3 billion for the payment of final examination fees for indigent students in public secondary schools in the state. Mukhtar Abdulmumini, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Planning and Research Department of the state Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, disclosed this in Katsina. The News…
24 mins ago
As Interpol marks its centenary, it faces the tricky task of nabbing criminals while ensuring that its famous red notices are not abused to snare dissidents. This week, more than a thousand police and law enforcement leaders from around the world are attending Interpol's general assembly in Vienna, where it was founded. "We've been growing…
31 mins ago
In a recent Instagram story, popular singer Esegine Allen, known as Orezi, shared a distressing incident where his home in Lagos was engulfed in flames. The singer, visibly shaken by the events, revealed that the fire occurred around 11:48 p.m. on Monday while he was away at a meeting in Lekki. Describing the harrowing experience,…
33 mins ago
The Supreme Court, on Wednesday, said both the old and the new resigned naira notes remain legal tender till further notice. The apex court, in a ruling by a seven-man panel of justices led by Justice John Okoro, said the banknotes should remain in circulation, pending when the Federal Government, after due consultation with relevant…