Tag: Environment

Pan Taker, An Economic Hub Drenched in Environmental and Health Hazards

AMT Tanimu- June 30, 2021

For One's household, they are trash to be discarded, but for Scavengers and a couple of recyclers, they are raw wealth that can be processed ... Read More

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

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

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

FG denies privatisation of Dams

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu on Tuesday denied claims that it was privatising the nation’s dams, saying what was being done was ... Read More

Abuja residents raise alarm over flooding after first rainfall

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

Some residents of Abuja have raised alarm over the damage caused by flooding after the first rainfall on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More

Anambra projects N4.1bn for 2018 farming – Commissioner

admin- June 14, 2018

The Anambra Government says it will spend N4.1 billion on strategic agricultural development initiative in the 2018 planting season. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing ... Read More

Foundation empowers Kuje women, youth on vocational skills

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 28, 2018

Mustard Seed Faith Christian Foundation, a Non- governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday organised skills-acquisition programme for women and youths in Kuje Area Council, FCT, on ... Read More

Solid Stories can be Told by Artists with More Research – Veteran Artist

Henry Solomon- April 29, 2018

A veteran artist, Rauf Thompson, on Sunday said artists needed to research about their environment and put solid messages into painting impression for people to ... Read More

Forests Day: FRIN boss, others seek more trees in urban centres

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 21, 2018

As the global community marks the International Day of Forests, the Executive Director, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, Dr Adeshola Adepoju, has called ... Read More

AEPB warns Residents against Indiscriminate Bush Burning

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 9, 2018

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has warned residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) against indiscriminate bush burning during the dry season. Mr Ibrahim ... Read More

FG to Leverage on Emerging Technology to Strengthen Economy

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2017

  The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, says the ministry will step up efforts to ensure that Nigeria takes advantage of emerging ... Read More

Increasing Environmental Disasters:  Proof Climate Change Not A Hoax- Dogara

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2017

Yakubu DogaraSpeaker House of Representatives ..N/Assembly move  to add Environment to Concurrent Legistive List The increasing spate of environmental and natural disasters across the world ... Read More

Pipeline Vandals Are Destroying The Economy – NNPC GMD

Henry Solomon- August 18, 2017

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru has appealed to oil pipeline hackers to desist from such nefarious act ... Read More

FG To Provide An Enabling Environment For The Private Sector

AMT Tanimu- May 24, 2017

The Minister of Transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to sustain the modest feat recorded in the Transportation sector by providing ... Read More

News Summary: INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Akeredolu

Henry Solomon- December 1, 2016

Combating Criminal Activities The Federal Government has been asked to introduce a new security architecture that will enhance synergy and collaboration among the security agencies ... Read More

NNPC to Give More Priority to Environmental Preservation

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 29, 2016

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will give more priority on the preservation of the environment in its business operations for sustainable profitability. The Group ... Read More

News Summary: NAF Attacks Boko Haram In Malkonori – 16/11/2016

admin- November 16, 2016

NTA News Summary Cop 22 Areas of Negotiation The Paris agreement, the first to bring all Nations together to Combat climate changes a year old. ... Read More

President Buhari To Attend Climate Change Conference In Morocco

AMT Tanimu- November 13, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), ... Read More

AUC Urges AU leaders To Champion Aflatoxin Mitigation

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2016

H.E Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, speaks on Aflatoxin Mitigation. (Photo: AU) AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E ... Read More