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Monthly Archives: June, 2021

Indonesia’s volcano Merapi spews ash clouds again

Indonesia’s most active volcano Merapi emitted ash clouds three times as far as three kilometres to the southeast. The ashes spreading to areas in Yogyakarta,...

Buhari pledges action on Niger Delta environmental degradation

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the leadership of the Ijaw National Congress (INC) on its recent affirmation of belief in a united Nigeria and...

Ocean scientists call for pause to start of deep-sea mining

Over 300 academics from six continents on Thursday, June 24, 2021 called on countries and governments to press pause on plans to open up...

May-June session: 32 countries highlight key climate actions

As part of the UN Climate Change subsidiary body sessions, which took place from May 31 to June, 17, 2021, 32 developed and developing country...

NESREA, NAN to partner in tackling Nigeria’s environmental challenges

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) on Thursday, June 24, 2021 sought partnership with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...

Agric Ministry vows safe agrochemical use through ‘Pesticides Bill’

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has promised to support safe use of agrochemical and pesticides by promoting the proposed "Pesticides...

WFP welcomes $5.3m from U.S. for refugee food assistance in Rwanda

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, June 24, 2021 received $5.3 million from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) to provide...

Continent not winning against ‘brutal’ COVID-19 pandemic – Africa CDC

Africa CDC director, John Nkengasong, on Thursday, June 24, 2021 said Africa is not winning its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as a third...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN Oceans Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday, July 27, 2022,...
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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN...

Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...