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Images: Nigeria’s prominence at COP23

Ibrahim Usman Jibril

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Images: When NCF, Lagos walked for nature

NCF Walk for Nature

A collaboration involving the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and the Lagos State Government through its Ministry of the Environment saw a colourful carnival-like parade in some parts of the city on Saturday, October 21, 2017. “Walk for Nature”, as the campaign is termed, is an annual event aimed at promoting public awareness for sustainable environmental practices. This year’s theme, “Cleaner ...

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Images: Osinbajo visits Shell at Abuja Economic Summit


At the opening of the 23rd Nigeria Economic Summit in Abuja, FCT on Tuesday, October 10 2017, Shell Companies in Nigeria received an august when Vice President, Prof. ‘Yemi Osinbajo, paid a visit to the oil giants. Chairman, Nigeria Economic Summit Group, Bukar Kyari, accompanied the Vice President.

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Images: NCF embarks on waste management advocacy campaign

Nigerian Conservation Foundation

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF has embarked on waste management advocacy campaign activities in 20 communities in Eti-Osa Local Government Area, Lagos State, following its receipt of the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation grant to advocate for actions that promote proper waste separation, management and disposal in selected communities of Lagos, and geared towards making the environment sustainable and habitable ...

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Images: Minamata Convention on Mercury’s COP1

Minamata Convention

Over 150 countries gathered in Geneva, Switzerland from September 24 to 29, 2017 on the occasion of the First Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP-1), ostensibly  to mark a major milestone in their efforts to fight mercury pollution. Considered one of the most dangerous chemicals to human health and the environment, mercury is a neurotoxin with ...

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Images: Conservation International seeks collaboration with government

Ministry of Environment

A delegation of Conservation International (CI), an American nonprofit environmental organisation, and HURIDAC, a Nigerian non-governmental organisation, on Monday, August 14, 2017 visited the Federal Ministry of Environment in Abuja, the federal capital city. Delegates were received by the Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril. According to CI, it desires to collaborate with the Ministry on environmental development and ...

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Images: Shell at petroleum engineers’ conference

Shell-SPE Photo

The 2017 edition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers annual conference and exhibition opened on Monday, July 31, 2017 in Lagos. The opening ceremonies was graced by dignitaries, including officials of the Shell Group and the NLNG.

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Images: How Yemen struggles against cholera

Yemen cholera

Cholera continues to spread in Yemen, causing more than 390,000 suspected cases of the disease and more than 1,800 deaths since April 27, 2017. The World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners are responding to the cholera outbreak in Yemen, working closely with UNICEF, local health authorities and others to treat the sick and stop the spread of the disease. ...

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Images: China plans ‘forest city’

Forest City

China is planning a new “forest city” that will be covered in one million plants and 40,000 trees. Work is expected to be complete on Liuzhou Forest City, located in the southern mountain area of Guangxi, by 2020. It is hoped that the extra plant-life will absorb almost 10,000 tonnes of CO2 and 57 tonnes of pollutants annually and well ...

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Images: Environment Ministry, UNDP explore areas of cooperation


Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, in Abuja on Thursday, June 29, 2017, received the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, United Nations Nigeria & United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria Resident Representative, Edward Kallon, and his team. Discussions centered on areas of cooperation as well as numerous topical issues related to the environment and the many climate change challenges faced in Nigeria.

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