News - Environment

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

4 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.          

 

SUBSTANDARD STRUCTURES IN NIGERIA: ICPC set to take on fake engineers

4 years ago /

In the bid to prevent further collapse of buildings and roads in Nigeria, the regulatory body for Engineers in the country, COREN, is seeking the support of Independent Corrupt Practices, and other related matters, Commission to fish out quack and unqualified engineers.

FG APPROVES 28BILLION NAIRA FOR DUALISATION OF DUTSE-KADUNA ROAD: FEC approves 1.7billion naira for provision of portable water in Asokoro and environs, Abuja

4 years ago /

The federal government has approved the sum of 28billion naira for the dualisation of the Phase 2 lower Usman-dan-fodio project from Abuja to Kaduna.

Detainees Rights: NHRS, Legal Aid Council, Advocates/Inter-Development for pro-bono services

4 years ago /

The National Human Rights Commission will start to initiate legal actions across the country to enforce the rights of persons detained for too long.

2013 COUNCIL ON WORKS: Experts identify new sources of funding

4 years ago /

The participants at the 2013 National Council on Works have identified additional sources of funding and management of road projects for both federal and state roads in the country.

Governor Fashola apologises to Igbo's over deportation saga.

4 years ago /

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Thursday offered an unreserved apology for the misunderstanding generated by the alleged deportation of some destitutes to Onitsha, Anambra State.

Lagos leaving Nigeria behind.

4 years ago /

This is a photo of the Lagos State Government's ten-lane Lagos-Badagry Expressway and railway line.


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