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Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Mallam directs forestry involvement in Great Green Wall project

Ahead of the expected presidential flag-off of the Great Green Wall project in 11 frontline states in northern Nigeria, Environment Minister, Laurentia Laraba Mallam,...

‘Water sector reforms ceding peoples’ rights to transnationals’

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal and Lagos State governments to step on the brakes on adoption...

IPCC sends draft Synthesis Report to governments for comment

Authors of the Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change (IPCC) have finished drafting the Synthesis Report of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) and sent the...

WWF guide for banks provides plan for sustainable finance

A new guide released recently by WWF explains how banks can go beyond reputation and risk management to embrace transformative change. Environmental, Social and Governance...

Women activists enlightened on girl child’s right to education

Connected Development (CODE), with support from the New Venture Fund through the development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC), brought together 17 young women from...

Focus on energy and water as global leaders gather in Stockholm

Over 2,500 politicians, business leaders, innovators, thought leaders and practitioners are set to meet in Stockholm in a few days for the 24th annual World...

FG targets 30% electricity from coal by 2015 – Sada

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Musa Sada, said that Federal Government had targeted coal to contribute 30 per cent of power...

Total Nigeria boosts fight against Ebola with 5 vans

Companies belonging to Total in Nigeria, made up of units in both the upstream and downstream sectors of Nigeria's oil industry, have boosted the...

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When Rivers, Akwa Ibom communities told tales of oil pollution, environmental degradation

Oil and gas extraction activities in Nigeria are often accompanied by routine gas flaring and oil spills. The resulting...
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Activists want first Loss and Damage Fund meeting to target delivering operational fund by COP28

As the first meeting of the Transitional Committee of the Loss and Damage Fund commenced on Monday, March 27,...

Nigeria, Cameroon plan trans-boundary heritage site to protect endangered species

Nigeria and Cameroon are planning to establish a world heritage site for the protection of endangered species such as...

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When Rivers, Akwa Ibom communities told tales of oil pollution, environmental degradation

Oil and gas extraction activities in Nigeria are often...

Activists want first Loss and Damage Fund meeting to target delivering operational fund by COP28

As the first meeting of the Transitional Committee of...