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Images: Demolition of Otodo Gbame community
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On Friday, March 17 2017, the Lagos State Government demolished and forcefully evicted the Otodo Gbame community, an act that has been greeted by widespread condemnation. The exercise was said to have been carried out in disregard for a subsisting order of court prohibiting the eviction of Otodo Gbame and other Lagos waterfronts communities. But government said the action was ...

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Images: When Lagos marched for water
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From Ikeja Local Government Secretariat, near Computer Village, to Alausa, the seat of power, thousands of protesters marched peacefully, in an apparent defiance to the some provisions of the new Environment Law, which seemed to favour water privatisation. The street protest held on Wednesday, March 22 2017 to mark the World Water Day, a day set aside to take action ...

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Images: Workers demand release of Superhighway’s EIA
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Workers, under the aegis of the Cross River State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday, March 15 2017, took to the streets of Calabar, the state capital, to show support for embattled Governor Ben Ayade over the controversial Superhighway project. During the peaceful demonstration, members of the labour organisations gave a 21-day ...

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Images: UN Security Council in Nigeria
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Photo News Archives For the first time in the history of the country, the United Nations Security Council visited Nigeria, albeit from Sunday, March 5 to Monday, March 6 2017. The UN delegation visited the cities of Maiduguri in Borno State and Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). On arriving Maiduguri on Sunday, the Security Council Visiting Mission to ...

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Images: Amina Mohammed sworn in as Deputy UN Secretary General

Nigeria’s former Environment Minister, Amina J. Mohammed, on Tuesday, February 28 2017 at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York formally assumed position as the Deputy UN Secretary General after being sworn into office. The event was graced by dignitaries,  most especially from Nigeria, who stood beside the world’s Number 2 civil servant in what looks like a spirit ...

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Images: Shell at NOGE 2017
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Shell Companies in Nigeria are making a remarkable presence at the 16th edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (NOGE), which is holding in Abuja, the federal capital city. On Tuesday, February 28 2017, the Shell stand at the NOGE 2017 was a beehive of activities, as it welcomed some august visitors.

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Images: Departing Amina Mohammed hands over
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Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina J. Mohammed, in Abuja on Friday, February 24 2017 handed over the reigns of office to the Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, to resume duty as the United Nations Deputy Secretary General.  

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Images: Green bonds investors conference

Acting President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, was special guest at the daylong forum in Lagos on Thursday, February 23 2017 when stakeholders gathered to explore innovative financial instruments for environmental projects to address climate change. The “Green bonds capital market and investors conference”, held courtesy of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance and the Debt Management Office (DMO), had ...

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Images: Abeokuta hosts climate knowledge immersion forum

The Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the World Bank on Monday, February 13 2017 in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, held the first in a series of workshops for legislators; state government officials; ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs); and private sector players scheduled for the week. Majorly focusing on climate change resilience, ...

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