Category: Environment

Ogoniland Clean-up: NASS Committees Express Satisfaction With Pace of Work

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Climate Change and Ecology, say they are satisfied with the pace of work at the Ogoniland clean-up ... Read More

Zamfara: Flood destroy over 100 houses in Gumi LGA

Suleiman Idris- September 8, 2020

The Emir of Gumi, in Zamfara, Justice Lawal Hassan, has said that over 100 houses have been been destroyed by flood on Sunday in Gumi ... Read More

Kano Govt. plants 2m tree seedlings to control flooding, desert encroachment

Suleiman Idris- August 30, 2020

Kano State Government says it has begun planting of two million tree seedlings to control flood and desert encroachment in the state. Dr Kabiru Getso, ... Read More

COVID-19: SON, committee review safety guidelines for tourism sector resumption

Suleiman Idris- August 4, 2020

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and National Mirror Committee on Tourism are reviewing standards on health and safety measures for the industry post COVID-19. Mrs ... Read More

NEMA urges Imo, Abia Communities to Establish Intervention Committees Against Flood

Henry Solomon- February 27, 2020

 National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised flood-prone communities in Imo and Abia states to immediately set up intervention committees to enable the communities mitigate ... Read More

Obajana –Benin Road: One Alignment Of The Road To Be Completed In Six Months

Suleiman Idris- December 24, 2019

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensure that one alignment of the Obajana –Benin road is completed before June 2020. The road which ... Read More

6 Dead as Mining Pit Collapse in Jos

Olisa- December 18, 2019

Six persons died as a mining pit collapsed on Tuesday at Zawan Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau. According to the News ... Read More

We are Preparing for More Challenges from Dessert Encroachment

Tanimu- December 5, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said climate change is steadily taking a toll on income of families as farm lands get narrowed with desert ... Read More

FG Moves to Contain Oil Pipeline Fire Outbreak at Baruwa Swamp

Suleiman Idris- December 5, 2019

Says Petroleum Products Supplies Will not be Impacted The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Thursday in Abuja reported an oil pipeline fire outbreak along Atlas ... Read More

Petrol Tanker Burst into flame in Lagos

Olisa- November 11, 2019

A petroleum tanker loaded with 33,000 litres Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, was seen burning at the entrance of Gowon Estate, Ipaja Road, Alimosho, Lagos. Motorists ... Read More

Frenzy About an Online Video from #UNGA in New York

Tanimu- September 29, 2019

On Monday September 23, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari participated alongside other world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019. Since then, we have ... Read More

Rape: Abuja residents Demand justice for 4-year Old as Father Defends accused

Suleiman Idris- July 5, 2019

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja of Friday demanded justice for a four-year old who was allegedly raped by the family’s cook, 28-year ... Read More

Nigerians Must Imbibe Attitudinal Change on Environment – DG NIHSA

Henry Solomon- June 24, 2019

Mr Clement Nze, the Director-Genera, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), has called for attitudinal and behavioural change by the citizens on the environment to mitigate ... Read More

Earthquake kills 11, injures 122 in China

admin- June 18, 2019

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked ... Read More

Windstorm destroys over 1000 houses in Zamfara

admin- June 17, 2019

Over 1000 houses have been destroyed by windstorm in Bungudu town, Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara, the lawmaker representing the area, Alhaji Nasiru Lawal, ... Read More

Music producer threatens to sue EFCC for parading him as “Yahoo Boy”

admin- June 10, 2019

An Abuja-based music producer and photographer, Mr Nasiru Ali, popularly known as “Kozzographa”, on Sunday threatened to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ... Read More

Environmentalist urges FCT residents to plant trees, flowers

admin- June 5, 2019

An Environmentalist, Dr Cecilia Powl on Wednesday urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to plant trees and flowers, which are environmental friendly, around ... Read More

World Environmental Day: Environmentalists berate N/Delta govs over oil derivation proceed

inno.korie- June 5, 2019

Renowned Environmentalists, Rev. Nnimmo Bassey and Mr Alagoa Morris on Wednesday frowned at the neglect of oil community environment by Niger Delta governors. The environmentalists ... Read More

Research institute develops erosion-control grass

admin- May 24, 2019

Prof. James Adediran, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says IAR&T  has developed an erosion-control method, using Vetiver grass. Adediran ... Read More

FG to Inject 600,000 Gas Cylinders to Boost Cooking Gas Penetration

Suleiman Idris- May 21, 2019

The Federal Government says it will inject 600,000 gas cylinders to support effort to boost Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, penetration ... Read More