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9 Nov 2020
Besides, it said efforts would be made to identify potential negative impact of any exploration project, especially the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the proposed Ameshi and Enyi Field by Sterling Exploration and Production Company Limited (SEEPCO).
24 Aug 2020
Irked by the catastrophic biodiversity loss in the African continent, experts have called for the reversal of human-induced threats and unsustainable management practices across Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region.
3 Aug 2020
As part of measures to ensure the protection of mangroves and oceans, the Federal Government has kick-started a National Mangrove Restoration Project...
27 Jul 2020
Considering potential environmental challenges in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period, the Federal Ministry of Environment has released strategic activities and initiatives that will be implemented in the medium term towards sustainable development of the country’s environment sector.
25 May 2020
In a bid to recover greener and better planet for the people, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor has stressed the need for stakeholders in the sector and Nigerians to stay on track with the climate targets.
4 May 2020
In the wake of the 2020 World Earth Day, the Federal Government has called for scaling up all efforts to preserve and restore natural ecosystems, enhance waste management systems and mitigate climate change.
24 Feb 2020
Nigeria's environment ministry has ordered an investigation into a video showing an endangered manatee being dragged along a street after the images of the captured sea mammal sparked outrage from conservationists.
17 Feb 2020
Following concerns by stakeholders on the refusal of the President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency...
10 Feb 2020
The Federal Ministry of Environment has nominated Finima Nature Park in River State, a Ramsar Site of International Importance. Finima Nature Park is a 1,000 hectares land of freshwater swamp forest lying along Nigeria’s southern coastal area on Bonny Island, Rivers State.
3 Jan 2020
The National Reconciliation Committee constituted recently by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the chairmanship of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan...
4 Dec 2019
The Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, yesterday said the inauguration of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) in the ministry was overdue.
16 Nov 2019
Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Environment said on Saturday that Open Defecation (OD) could lead to an increase in the rate of sexual assault on children and women.


Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has signed five Memoranda of Understanding with national oil companies and relevant entities of five African countries on the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project. The five national oil companies and relevant entities are from Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone. The signing ceremony, held in Morocco, yesterday, was…
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Most times Nigeria”s leaders express the suitability of the country for foreign investments and even travel abroad making part of their itinerary to include meeting with business executives and business owners with the sole aim of attracting them to invest in Nigeria. Indeed, the first eight years of Nigeria’s current democratic dispensation saw the former…
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There was seeming anxiety in Nawfia Community, in Njikoka Council of Anambra State, over the delay in settling arrears of the stipend due to the restored traditional ruler, Igwe Chijioke Nwankwo (Osuofia II). The development is on account of the order of an Awka High Court 3 dismissing the August 2020 suspension of Igwe Nwankwo,…
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•Governor meets multinational forces Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has visited Bosso, a border town in Niger Republic, where he met citizens of Borno State who were displaced by flood.  The citizens were residents of Malam-Fatori, headquarters of Abadam Local Council in the northern part of Borno State along the shores of Lake Chad.  For years,…
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Imagine the headache a woman who is asked to prepare food for an unknown number of guests in a party would face. She would be totally in a fix. She may prepare more food for few guests. She may also prepare just a little and large guests turn up, which will create confusion in the…