The environmental history of Nigeria unfortunately is not a story filled with the rich biodiverse tropical rainforests of the Niger Delta or the cascading rich vegetation of the Sahel Savanna but rather, one marred with bloodshed, exploitation, pollution, death, destruction, and devastation.
Pollution is an evil to mankind in all of its forms. Man is made up of the soul, the spirit and the body; there are certain lifestyles that are legally permitted, socially acceptable and economically lucrative, but it pollutes the environment and its inhabitants — man, animal and vegetation. Some have immediate effect on the…
NLNG Shipping and Marine Services Limited (NSML) said it has taken practical steps to ensure all vessels under its management comply with the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) to achieve clean oceans and waterways in Nigeria.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have charged farmers in Eteo community in Eleme local government council of Rivers State to hold International Oil Companies (IOCs) accountable for the pollution of their farmlands and water bodies. They made the call following the incessant oil spills that have occurred in the community, destroying their predominant sources of livelihood…
Nigeria is 8th most polluted country in the world with 71.80 microgramme (μg) and Nepal most polluted country with 99.73 μg, according to a report published yesterday by Oxford University's Our World in Data platform and Daily Mail UK.
Cancer has remained top of the list of diseases that are indiscriminately reducing the welfare and wellness of persons across the world, particularly, in developing countries like Nigeria.