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Photos: President Buhari’s Day 2 at COP21 in Paris
President Buhari and African leaders from Ghana

On the second day at the global summit, President Muhammadu Buhari met with African leaders from Ghana, Guinea, Mali and Niger with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP21, in Paris on 1st Dec 2015. In the company of Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, he also met with members of the Nigerian delegation ...

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Photos: Buhari addresses global leaders at COP21
President Buhari with Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari in Paris on Monday, November 30 2015 at COP21 addressed global leaders. He was in the company of Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed, National Security Adviser Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyema.  

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Photos: FUPRE students unveil self-built, energy-efficient car
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Students of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE) in Delta State, recently built an energy-efficient car, which has been christened “Delta Cruz”. Last Thursday, at the university campus, they embarked on a demonstration of their self-built vehicle in readiness for the 2015 Shell Eco-marathon competition in South Africa, in October.                 ...

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Photos: Opening of FUTA climate change workshop
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At the instance of the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science as well as the West Africa Science Service Centre and Adaptive Land-use (WASCAL) Graduate Research Programme on the West African Climate System (GRP-WACS) of the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, a week-long training workshop on climate change formally opened on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The conference, which has ...

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Photos: Protest at World Forestry Congress in Durban
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As the World Forestry Congress begins on Monday September 7, 2015 in Durban, Greenpeace calls on the delegates to take action to protect the Congo Basin Forest. Governments and corporations must back up their words with action to achieve ambitious global targets to combat deforestation, the group insists. Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo delivers a keynote address and activists ...

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Photos: President Buhari administers polio vaccine
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday administered Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV) on some children in his country home, Daura, Katsina State. The event, which took place at the residence of the president, was part of the campaign to wipe out the virus from the country by 2017. Mr President was assisted by Katsina State Gov. Aminu Masari and the Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of ...

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Beyond endurance: Pictures telling Uganda’s water story
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Stories of water harvesting, pollution, scarcity and misuse among others are not new in developing countries. And in Uganda and several other countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR), where UNICEF estimates that about 157 million people are not connected to a clean and safe water distribution system, and thus need to use external water sources, stories of this ...

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Photos: RUWES empowers rural women on clean energy
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The maiden edition of the Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES) capacity enhancement workshop with the theme: “Practical Entrepreneurship and Financial Management Skill Training” commenced in Abuja on Tuesday, August 25 2015 to be rounded up Friday, August 28, 2015. The forum has been described as a very important and laudable step in educating and providing clean, accessible energy solutions to ...

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