FG plans legal framework for climate change implementation
The Federal Government has pledged to provide appropriate legal framework for implementing the Paris climate change agreement. The Minister of State for the Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, who made this known in Lagos...
Maritime can lead Nigeria out of oil-dependency, says NIMASA
As the use of fossil fuel continues to be substituted for eco-friendly energy, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has assured that the maritime sector offers Nigeria a bounteous substitute in the country’s economic diversification drive.
FG pledges public participation in NDC revision, implementation
To curtail the grave threat posed by climate change, the Federal Ministry of Environment has committed to involving key stakeholders and the general public in the revision of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), design, and implementation of climate change policy. Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, who made this known during a webinar…
Varsity, WRI partner on Nigeria’s climate change revision process
Two institutions have entered into partnership towards increasing public awareness and engagement with Nigeria’s climate change plan. The partnership between Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike,
Rwanda becomes first African country to unfold new Paris agreement climate plan
Despite being one of the poorest countries in the world, and contributing hardly anything to the current climate crisis, Rwanda has become one of the first countries to submit a new national climate plan, which will strengthen global efforts to tackle climate change ahead of the 16th Conference of Parties (COP26).
‘Nigeria policy negotiation will promote NDCs’
As nations prepare for the high-level segment of the Conference of the Parties (COP) tomorrow, the Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has charged Nigeria delegates to the climate summit to actively engage in policy negotiations...
DMO lists series II FGN ₦15 billion green bond on NSE
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), on Monday, announced the listing of e Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN) N15billion green bond on its daily official list.
Abike-Dabiri alerts public of fake diaspora commission Twitter account
Chairman of Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NDC) Abike Dabiri-Erewa Friday alerted the public of fake social media handles in circulation for the government agency. "Fake Nigeria Diaspora Commission twitter account in circulation @NDCNigeria is fake," Dabiri-Erewa said in a tweet. She urged "The 32 followers should please discountenance it." Dabiri-Erewa decried the quick creation of the…
Experts offer strategies for NDC implementation
To achieve goals of the Paris agreement, environmentalists have listed strategies for a successful implementation of Nigeria’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). They say, the key factors for the realisation of ambitious climate policies are political buy-in, stakeholder engagement and scientific analyses, and technical support and development of a financial strategy. The experts spoke at a…