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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Gas flaring: Nembe youths shut down Shell installations

The people of Nembe Kingdom in Bayelsa State have asked the management of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to stop the gas flaring in...

What climate change means to the American

One of my mentors, Akin Jimoh, had said in July 2011: “Climate Change will be one of the biggest stories of the 21st century”....

Report seeks to expand access to pro-poor energy services

A report seeking to expand access to pro-poor energy services in the country has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to set...

UNFCCC: COP 18 opened gateway to greater climate action, ambition

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has said that, at its Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18)...

‘Doha deal is as empty as a desert mirage’

The UN climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Saturday failed to deliver increased cuts to carbon pollution, nor did they provide any credible pathway to...

Threats to small-scale food production in Nigeria, by IIED, Oxfam

A new report released on Thursday has identified large-scale land acquisitions and other commercial investment in agriculture in Nigeria and three other countries as...

NEMA slams states, LGs’ attitude to disaster management

Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Muhammad Sani-Sidi, has said the inability of most states and local governments in Nigeria to establish...

Mailafia seeks global effort to tackle climate challenge

Minister of Environment and head of Nigeria's delegation to the Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over the difficulty in accessing housing loans from the Federal Mortgage...
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Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have called for the reform of the National Housing Fund (NHF)...

Tests in German lagoon provide no answers to Oder fish die-off

First extensive testing of water in a lagoon fed by the Oder River where tonnes of fish died has...

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Workers lament difficulty in accessing housing loans

Civil servants in the South-South have expressed disappointment over...

Civil servants call for reform of National Housing Fund

Some civil servants in the South-East of Nigeria have...