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Kogi communities lament environmental woes amid mining company, govt neglect

Okobo and neighbouring communities in Kogi State of Nigeria have been facing environmental risks from 11 years of coal mining, despite signing a Community...

Group urges govt’s intervention as flood submerges Ibaji, other LGs in Kogi

A socio-cultural group, Iko Udama, has appealed to the Federal Government for more intervention as flood submerges Ibaji, Idah and several other local governments...

Flooding: Kogi rice farmers raise alarm over destruction of farmlands

Rice farmers, who are beneficiaries of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), have cried out over the destruction of their farmlands by flood. The farmers,...

Flood: NEMA deploys mobile water treatment plant in Jigawa, others

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has deployed mobile water treatment plants in Jigawa, Benue and Kogi states. Mr Nafuta Mahmood, NEMA’s Head of Water...

Flooding affects students’ turnout to school in Kogi

Flooding in some communities in Kogi State has affected the turnout of students as schools resumed classes in the state on Monday, September 26, 2022. A...

Flooding: Commuters resort to canoes in Lokoja

Massive flooding on Sunday, September 25, 2022, over ran the Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja Road in Kogi State, which links the metropolis to the eastern part of...

Buhari inaugurates housing units in Kaduna, Osun, Kogi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, March 14, 2022, inaugurated housing units in Kaduna, Osun and Kogi states constructed by his administration through the National...

Kogi bans charcoal production

The Kogi State Government has banned the production of charcoal across its 21 local government areas. Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Victor Omofaiye, disclosed this in...

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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...