News - Environment

 

NYSC Begins Monthly Sanitation Exercise

3 years ago /

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commenced the involvement of corps members in the monthly environmental sanitation exercise across the country.     

Environmental Protection: NESREA To Sanction Erring Consultants

3 years ago /

The Director General of the Nigeria Environmental Regulatory Agency, NESREA, Ngeri Benebo has blamed poor compliance with environmental protection regulation on the incompetence of some environmental consultants in the country.    

Amnesty International Condemns Lagos-World Bank Compensation For Evicted Persons

3 years ago /

The World Bank endorsed the Lagos state government’s inadequate compensation package for thousands of people forcibly evicted from an informal settlement, Amnesty International said in a report published today.

Landslide In Nepal Sparks Fears Of Flash Floods

3 years ago /

A massive landslide in Nepal has killed twelve people and blocked a mountain river causing the water to form a lake that threatens to engulf several villages.

N14 Billion Gidan Daya Engineering Infrastructure: Residents Express Concerns

3 years ago /

Owners of houses along the Abuja-Keffi expressway which were demolished in May after the two bomb blasts that rocked the area say their proposed resettlement in the Gidan Daya area of Kurudu is long overdue.  

Koloama Community Cry Out To Federal Government On Imminent Ocean Surge

3 years ago /

On January 16, 2012, a Chevron gas blow out in Koloama, which ignited fire that raged for over two weeks, sparked off both national and international outrage.  

Anambra State Government Demolishes Illegal Structures

3 years ago /

Illegal structures standing in the way of drainage systems in Onitsha metropolis have been destroyed by the Anambra state government.  

Governor Seriake Dickson Wants Improved Relationship Amongst Commonwealth Nations

3 years ago /

Governor Seriake Dickson has advocated greater cooperation among Commonwealth nations to address major challenges confronting them such as environmental degradation and access to quality education.   

Climate Change: The Threat Of Rising Sea Levels

3 years ago /

Over ten million people living around the islands of the Archipelago may be permanently displaced if the sea level continues to rise in the next century.  

House Of Reps Wants Producers Of Products To Participate in Its Disposal

3 years ago /

A one-day stakeholders meeting on indiscriminate disposal of solid waste materials ended in Abuja with a resolve that commodity producers should take responsibility for retrieving solid wastes arising from their production processes. The stakeholders meeting was put together by the House of Representatives committee on environment.  

Abia State Government Blames The PHEDC For Current Fuel Scarcity

3 years ago /

The Abia state government has blamed the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company for the non-delivery of petroleum products to Osisioma NNPC depot in the state.  

Anambra State Government To Constitute Commission Of Inquiry On Collapsed Building

3 years ago /

The Anambra state government is to constitute a commission of inquiry into the collapse of a four story building in Onitsha, which claimed four lives.  

Nigeria Losses N735 million Daily To Gas Flaring

3 years ago /

Nigeria looses over N735 million daily to gas flaring. Despite the huge loss, communities in the oil and gas producing areas are yet to be fully compensated for the damage caused by gas flaring.  

DPR Seal Up Illegal Engine Oil Factory

3 years ago /

The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed up an illegal engine oil-producing factory that engages the services of underage girls and aged women in its production processes.  

Ebonyi State To Partner With NESREA On Environmental Protection

3 years ago /

The Ebonyi state government is to partner with the national environmental standards and regulatory enforcement agency, NESREA, to encourage respect for the environment in the state.

Ekiti State Government Flags Off Dualization of Ikere-Ekiti Road

3 years ago /

Ekiti state government has flagged off the dualization of Ikere-Ekiti-Ondo State boundary road project.  

Senate committee on environment scores ministry of environment low

3 years ago /

The House of Representatives committee on environment has scored the ministry of environment low over poor implementation of projects as well as frivolous spending of public funds.

Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko signs Land Use Charge Bill into law

3 years ago /

Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state has appealed to the people of the state to embrace his Land Use Charge Bill, recently signed into law.

SENATE COMMITTEE ALLEGES CORRUPTION IN MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

3 years ago /

The chairman senate committee on water resources Heineken Lokpobiri has alleged sharp practices in the awards of contracts in the ministry of water resources and threatens persecution of those found guilty.

Nigeria's House of Reps' members give oil companies a thorough dressing down

3 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on environment has expressed dissatisfaction on efforts made so far to address the environmental impact as well as payment of compensation to communities affected by the Bonga oil spills, which occurred in December 2011.


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