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Experts call for proper disposal of wastewater

Experts have called for effective ways to dispose wastewater because, according to them, it is the leading cause of surface and ground water pollution.  Some environmental...

Politics, religion, hinder enforcement of environment pollution laws in North-East – Survey

Stakeholders in the environment sector in North-East states in Nigeria have called for the review of state laws to ensure adequate protection of...

NIREC urges for legislation to end environmental pollution

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) has called on the government to make legislation to end all forms of environmental pollution in the country. The Executive...

Stakeholders in South-West express concern over unabated environmental pollution

A Professor of Immunology at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Arinola Ganiu, was emphatic in his condemnation of unabated environmental pollution, like other...

North-Central stakeholders want stringent punishment for environmental pollution offenders

Stakeholders in parts of the North-Central and Taraba have decried the lingering environmental pollution in the zone while calling for stringent punishment for offenders...

Govt committed to elimination of gas flaring by 2021, says Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the elimination of gas flaring from Nigeria’s...

Used motor oil vendors as ‘pollution pathogens’ in the environment

Mostly seen at roadsides in inexpensive shops, small containers, or wooden frames, motor oil dispensaries blaze with the youths who are drawn from different...

Foundation to sue Dangote Group over Kogi pollution

The Mona Audu Foundation, an NGO, says it will institute a legal action against the Aliko Dangote Group of companies for polluting the environment...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its resumed Fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) on Wednesday, December...
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AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult global economic outlook, development partners of the African Development Fund...

CBD COP15: Humanity has become a weapon of mass extinction – Guterres

In his remarks at the UN Biodiversity Conference – COP15 – in Montreal, UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, lamented that,...

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COP15: High stakes in Montreal as negotiators seek new global biodiversity framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened for its...

AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult...