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Images: UN Security Council in Nigeria

Edward Kallon

Photo News Archives For the first time in the history of the country, the United Nations Security Council visited Nigeria, albeit from Sunday, March 5 to Monday, March 6 2017. The UN delegation visited the cities of Maiduguri in Borno State and Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). On arriving Maiduguri on Sunday, the Security Council Visiting Mission to ...

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Images: Amina Mohammed sworn in as Deputy UN Secretary General

Ibrahim Jibril

Nigeria’s former Environment Minister, Amina J. Mohammed, on Tuesday, February 28 2017 at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York formally assumed position as the Deputy UN Secretary General after being sworn into office. The event was graced by dignitaries,  most especially from Nigeria, who stood beside the world’s Number 2 civil servant in what looks like a spirit ...

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Images: Shell at NOGE 2017

Shell-Nigeria

Shell Companies in Nigeria are making a remarkable presence at the 16th edition of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (NOGE), which is holding in Abuja, the federal capital city. On Tuesday, February 28 2017, the Shell stand at the NOGE 2017 was a beehive of activities, as it welcomed some august visitors.

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Images: Departing Amina Mohammed hands over

Amina-Jibril

Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina J. Mohammed, in Abuja on Friday, February 24 2017 handed over the reigns of office to the Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, to resume duty as the United Nations Deputy Secretary General.  

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Images: Green bonds investors conference

Amina Mohammed,

Acting President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, was special guest at the daylong forum in Lagos on Thursday, February 23 2017 when stakeholders gathered to explore innovative financial instruments for environmental projects to address climate change. The “Green bonds capital market and investors conference”, held courtesy of the Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Finance and the Debt Management Office (DMO), had ...

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Images: Abeokuta hosts climate knowledge immersion forum

Mrs Ini Obong Abiola-Awe

The Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the World Bank on Monday, February 13 2017 in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, held the first in a series of workshops for legislators; state government officials; ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs); and private sector players scheduled for the week. Majorly focusing on climate change resilience, ...

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Images: Assessing progress on Biennial Update Report

BUR-participants

At a daylong forum in Abuja on Friday, January 3, 2017 titled: “Stakeholders workshop on the progress so far made on development of Nigeria’s First Biennial Update Report (BUR)”, the country took stock of the BUR report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The BUR is one of the key elements in the global mitigation action and ...

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Images: Amina Mohammed speaks on vultures’ decline at NCF lecture

Ede Dafinone

Minister of Environment and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Designate, Amina Mohammed, on Thursday, 19 January 2017 in Lagos was guest speaker at the 15th Chief S. L. Edu Memorial Lecture, organised by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). Ms. Mohammed spoke on the topic: “Decline of vultures: Consequences to human health and the economy.” Chairman of the Day was Chief Newton ...

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Images: Ministers’ New Year day tour of impacted Ogoniland pollution sites

security officials

Nigeria’s environment ministers started the New Year on a serious note as it was all work and no rest on Sunday, January 1 2017. While people wined and dined in the spirit of the festive season, the ministers opted to remain on the field. Minister of Environment (and Deputy UN Secretary General designate), Amina Mohammed, in the company of her ...

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Images: Health facilities without clean water, sanitation

Aisha Bello

Monday, 12 December is Universal Health Coverage Day and, to mark the day, WaterAid has released a new photo series revealing the silent emergency of erratic or non-existent water supply, broken toilets and poor hygiene, which puts the health of patients, staff and surrounding communities at risk. According to WaterAid, even though Nigeria boasts the fastest-growing economy on the African ...

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