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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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Images: De-risking sustainable off-grid lighting

De-risking off-grid lighting

A collaboration involving the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Office and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) is supporting the government of Nigeria to develop a project titled: “De-risking Sustainable Off-grid Lighting Solutions in Nigeria”. The aim of the initiative is to promote private sector investment in sustainable off-grid lighting technologies by establishing a sound policy environment that facilitates the ...

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Images: Making interlocking blocks from plastic waste

Plastic waste to interlocks

The Developmental Association for Renewable Energy (DARE) has began training youths on how to recycle plastic waste, albeit to make interlocking tiles, blocks, roofing tiles, and to decorate homes. The Kaduna-based not-for-profit group takes EnviroNews through the process on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Sorting out the plastic wastes gathered from the communal waste dump Sieving fine sand off larger particles ...

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Images: Nigeria faces, functions at COP24

Niger Delta Climate Action Plan

With a base at the lively country pavilion, members of the Nigerian delegation have been quite active at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. They comprise civil society players, negotiators, business officials, government functionaries and media practitioners.  

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Images: Validating draft energy sector reports

De-Risking Renewable Energy NAMA

A group of stakeholders gathered in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on November 15 to 16, 2018 to validate two draft reports related to a five-year project titled: “De-Risking Renewable Energy NAMA (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action) for the Nigerian Power Sector”. The project commenced last year. The project is being implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with ...

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