News - Environment

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.

Nigeria donates 10 billion to the fight against desertification

3 years ago /

The livelihood of forty million Nigerians will be threatened if communities and government fail to engage in a sustainable planting of trees and human capital development.

SPECIAL REPORT: LACK OF POTABLE WATER IN F.C.T

3 years ago /

Except for Abaji area council of the FCT which now has an uncompleted water scheme, Kuje and Kwali councils do not have any water source of public water supply.

ABUSE OF ENVIRONMENT: NOA PUSHES FOR CITIZEN EDUCATION

3 years ago /

The Vice-President, Namadi Sambo who spoke at the launch of a new initiative by the National Orientation Agency to protect the Nigerian environment, said, the 2012 flood experienced in many parts of Nigeria was made worse by the abuse of the environment.

Karu Demolition – Shop Owners Protest Against AMAC

3 years ago /

The shop owners in the Karu area of FCT are protesting against a continuation of the demolition exercise by the officials of the Abuja Municipal Area Council – AMAC.

ABUJA INFRASTRUCTURES: MOTORISTS LAMENT TRAFFIC SITUATION ON APO ROAD

3 years ago /

The recent state of traffic on the Apo road in Abuja could only be compared to Lagos traffic on a bad day. The traffic situation has caused motorists to express frustration at the situation and demand immediate attention to the road.

NASSARAWA: GOVERNOR AL-MAKURA URGES TRADERS TO RELOCATE TO NEWLY COMPLETED ULTRA-MODERN MARKET

3 years ago /

Governor Latanko Al-makura after inspecting the newly completed ultra modern market took a walk to the old Lafia market to have a one on one interaction with some traders on the need for them to move to the ultra-modern market.

SAMBO ON SLUMS SUMMIT

3 years ago /

The Nigerian government has reiterated its commitment to the promotion of sustainable urbanization and implementation of the universal principles for slum upgrading and prevention.          


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