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Photos: Cross River, community in face-off over Super Highway

Ekuri community

For generations, the Ekuri people have relied completely on their ancestral forest for all of their needs. It provides not only fruits, vegetables and other forest products but also their medicines and shapes their unique culture, language and identity. The Ekuri Initiative, an NGO, was established to protect their forests and has successfully brought development benefits to their villages at the ...

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Photos: Ségolène Royal visits Côte d’Ivoire

Ouattara Alasane

Newly appointed President of COP21, Ségolène Royal, last week paid a courtesy visit to the West African French-speaking nation of Côte d’Ivoire. Royal, who recently replaced Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Environment, Energy and Marine, was in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, for several days, apparently to gather the support of President Ouattara Alasane towards the realisation of Africa’s transition to renewable ...

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Photos: Immunisation campaign kicks off in Lekki community

Photos: Immunisation campaign kicks off in Lekki community

The National Immunisation Prevention Diseases (NIDPs) campaign has commenced in Lagos. The campaign is aimed at reaching 95% of children within the age of 0-59 months, notwithstanding their previous immunisation status. Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr Olufemi Onanuga, said the children would be administered with the oral polio virus vaccine, which he described ...

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Photos: President Buhari at opening of Abu Dhabi events

President Buhari

Apart from  gracing and delivering a speech at the opening of the World Future Energy Summit 2016 in Abu Dhabi, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday likewise met with UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and participated at the official opening ceremony of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.  

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Photos: Buhari, Mohammed in UAE for global energy summit

Amina Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari departs is in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a three-day official visit to join Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki Moon, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi and other participants as a special guest of honour at this year’s edition of the World Future Energy Summit. Also attending the global summit ...

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Photos: UK hit by worst floods in decades

Calder Valley

The United Kingdom has of recent experienced intense downpours, leading to rivers bursting their banks and leaving hundreds of homes submerged in floodwater. Residents in the UK continue to be evacuated as the nation comes to terms with the horrific widespread flooding.  

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Photos: Amina Mohammed continues tour of degraded sites nationwide

petroleum products

Following the tour of climate change impacted sites in Lagos on Tuesday (December 15, 2015), Environment Minister, Mrs Amina Mohammed, has continued her nationwide inspection of environmentally degraded points of note. The second leg of the tour took her to the Niger Delta region as well as desertification-threatened North. As usual, EnviroNews is closely monitoring her steps and presents images ...

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Photos: Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, at COP21

Amina 2

Nigeria’s new Environment Minister, Mrs Amina Mohammed, is leading the country’s delegation at the ongoing 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris, France. A former Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Mrs Mohammed appears to be doing a pretty good job ...

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Photos: President Buhari’s Day 2 at COP21 in Paris

President Buhari and African leaders from Ghana

On the second day at the global summit, President Muhammadu Buhari met with African leaders from Ghana, Guinea, Mali and Niger with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP21, in Paris on 1st Dec 2015. In the company of Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed, he also met with members of the Nigerian delegation ...

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Photos: Buhari addresses global leaders at COP21

President Buhari with Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari in Paris on Monday, November 30 2015 at COP21 addressed global leaders. He was in the company of Minister of Environment Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed, National Security Adviser Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyema.  

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