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Images: Faces at NCF’s 19th Chief S. L. Edu Memorial Lecture

19th Chief S.L. Edu Memorial Lecture

On Thursday, August 12, 2021, NCF hosted a hybrid event to mark the 19th edition of the Chief S. L. Edu Memorial Lecture with the theme: “Youth and Ecosystem Restoration”. The event held at the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos and was streamed on Zoom, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook as part of effort to mobilise the Nigerian youths to rise and champion courses ...

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Images: When NCF, firms engaged Lagos schools to plant trees

NCF schools tree planting

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) with the support of FCMB, IHS Nig Ltd, Dangote Group and Union Bank engaged in fruits tree planting exercise in 20 selected schools in Lagos in commemoration of World Environment Day 2021, with the theme: “Ecosystem Restoration.” Omowunmi Kalejaiye, Zonal Head, Victoria Island Zone, FCMB, led the tree planting at Plumbreed Schools, Sangotedo. While Jemima ...

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Images: When women discussed climate change finance

21st Century Issues

Courtesy of the Centre for 21st Century Issues and Both Ends, the Capacity Building on Climate Finance and the Green Climate Fund for Women held recently in Lagos and Port Harcourt. While the version for South-South/East region held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the South West edition held in Lagos a week later on Wednesday, September 16. The day-long events ...

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Images: When stakeholders examined how art drives sustainability

Point of View

The fourth edition of the Point of View (POV) monthly series of talks held on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the Alliance Francaise/Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos. Titled “Art as a Driver of Environmental Sustainability”, the session advocated for sustainable cities and communities by promoting interdisciplinary collaborations between professionals, the arts, science and technology to highlight the role of the ...

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Images: Nigeria’s participation at COP25

Nigeria COP25 statement

The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that kicked-off on December 2, 2019, came to an end on Sunday, December 15 in Madrid, Spain. The Nigerian delegation, led by the Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, played a active role in the proceedings at the global summit, which ...

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Images: PACJA climate strikes in Nairobi, Abidjan

Climate Action Walk

In keeping with the 2019 Global Climate Strike, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) held walks in Nairobi, Kenya and Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Climate Action Walk Climate Action Walk Climate Action Walk Climate Action Walk

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Images: When Nigeria’s climate chief visited Ekwueme varsity

Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba, recently received the Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Peter Yerima Tarfa, in the V-C’s conference room. Dr. Tarfa commended the V-C for the giant strides achieved by his administration within its short span of existence, saying he is impressed with what he is doing, and that ...

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Images: NCF, Total collaborate on nature conservation

NCF-Total MoU

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Total E&P Nigeria Limited on Friday, July 5, 2019 at the Total Headquarters in Lagos signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on environmental conservation. Alhaji Ahmadu-Kida Musa, Deputy Managing Director, Total E&P Nigeria Ltd. (left), signing the MoU with Alhaji Ahmed Joda, Trustee, NCF Alhaji Ahmadu-Kida Musa, Deputy Managing Director, Total E&P Nigeria Ltd ...

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Images: Countries endorse new protocols under Abidjan Convention

Abidjan Convention

At the “Plenipotentiaries Meeting” holding in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from July 2 to 3, 2019, Parties to the Abidjan Convention were on Tuesday, July 2 presented the final version of the additional Protocols to the Convention and the Integrated Oceans Management (IOM) regional policy guideline for their signatures. The endorsement completes the adoption and ratification of the new protocols and ...

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Images: Windstorm wreaks havoc at Ekwueme varsity

AEFUNAI Library destroyed by windstorm

The Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI), Ikwo Local Government Area in Ebony State, southeast Nigeria in March 2019 experienced extreme weather event, in form of a windstorm, which destroyed the institution’s Library and ICT centre. Five other buildings were also affected but with no severe impact. The university has since temporarily relocated the Library and ICT. AE-FUNAI Library destroyed ...

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