6 Nov 2020
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.
2 Nov 2020
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…
27 Jul 2020
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,
25 May 2020
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).
31 Dec 2019
Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman, Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC), says a Diaspora Policy for Nigeria has been sent to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for ratification.
9 Dec 2019
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...
15 Oct 2019
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.
27 May 2019
In a renewed effort to address the challenge of climate change in the country, the Federal government has called for an integrated state plan...
10 May 2019
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…
8 Apr 2019
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…
4 Mar 2019
The Paris Agreement on climate change provides for participation of regional, national and subnational entities in global climate action.
19 Oct 2018
Nigeria Centres for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed two deaths from Lassa fever in Ondo and Ebonyi states. NCDC, in the reporting Week 41 (October 8-14, 2018), published yesterday confirmed 13 new cases of Lassa fever from Edo (four), Ondo (four) Ebonyi (two) Delta (one), Kogi (one), and Imo (one). The Centre noted that from…