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Marine, blue economy key to Nigeria actualising $1trn economy – Govt

The Federal Govemment has identified the Marine and Blue Economy Ministry as one of pivotal ministries critical to achieving a one trillion dollar economy...

Stakeholders amplify importance of ocean literacy for sustainable development

There is need for an increase of ocean literacy among Nigerians particularly in the context of the Ocean Decade by the United Nations. Anthony Akpan,...

World Fisheries Day: Consult, engage artisanal fishers for policies – Alliance

Nigeria has a coastline of about 853km with Lagos, Ondo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, and Cross River as littoral states. Twenty-eight out of...

Marine Regions Forum puts participants at forefront of ocean governance processes

The Marine Regions Forum that held from November 7 to 9, 2023, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, empowered participants and kept them at the...

World Rivers Day: River Basin Authority cleans Kwara river, plants trees

Lower Niger River Basin Authority (LNRBA) on Monday, September 25, 2023, harped on protection of rivers in Nigeria, as it took tree planting campaign...

Plastic pollution: Lagos recyclers seek protection of marine ecosystem

The Lagos Recyclers Association (LAGRA) has called on individuals, governments and corporate bodies to take responsibility for reducing waste, plastic pollution, and safeguarding the...

Association lauds new Blue Economy ministry, seeks harnessing of potential

The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) on Thursday, August 17, 2023, applauded President Bola Tinubu for the creation of the Ministry of Marine...

Momentum builds to ‘blue’ climate action at June Ocean Dialogue

Participants of the Ocean and Climate Change Dialogue 2023 held during the Bonn Climate Conference in June 2023 underscored the crucial importance of action to protect...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

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