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Desert encroachment: Group to plant 120,000 trees in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) has concluded plans to plant 120,000 trees across the state by end of the...

Dutse varsity plants 100 trees to check desert encroachment

The Federal University Dutse (FUD) in Jigawa State says it has planted100 assorted tree seedlings to check desert encroachment in the institution. Public Relations Officer...

States, NGOs distribute seedlings for afforestation in North-West

States in the North-West geo-political zone in Nigeria have intensified efforts at checking desert encroachment through their afforestation programmes. A survey conducted in Kaduna, Sokoto,...

10m tree seedlings planted in North-East Nigeria in two years

No less than 10 million tree seedlings were planted by state governments in the North-East region, to enhance afforestation and check desert encroachment in...

Environmentalist advocates more afforestation activities to curb desertification

An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for increased afforestation efforts to address the growing desertification encroachment on farmable lands in the country. Odubote, the...

Food security: Rep urges govt to address desert encroachment

Rep Munir Danagundi, Chairman, House Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, has called on the Federal Government to address desert encroachment and aridity in...

Insurgency worsening desert encroachment in Borno, says official

The Permanent Secretary, Borno State Ministry of Environment, Alhaji Mohammed Dankoli, has said that the lingering insurgency in the sub-region had worsened desertification...

Jigawa plants 2.5m trees to battle desert encroachment

The Jigawa State Government on Monday, August 31, 2020 began planting of 2.5 million tree seedlings to mitigate the adverse effects of desert encroachment. The...

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Solar energy: NASENI to contribute 50mw to national grid by 2023

The executive vice-chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Prof. Mohammed Haruna, has revealed the...
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Group takes Nigerian govt to ECOWAS court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Government of Nigeria over “the failure...

Lead poisoning: Artisanal miners trained on safe gold processing methods

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it is training artisanal miners on safe ways of processing gold...

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Solar energy: NASENI to contribute 50mw to national grid by 2023

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Group takes Nigerian govt to ECOWAS court over illegal pipelines, oil theft

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a...