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Group advocates need for people to protect environment

Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

The National Coordinator, Justice and Peace Initiative of Religious in Nigeria, Rev. Sr. Kate Nnamoun, has restated the need for the people to protect the environment from degradation. Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State Nnamoun made the call on Saturday, October 16, 2021 while addressing participants at a one-day seminar/workshop on Care for the Environment at the Holy Ghost Cathedral, ...

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UNN VC urges Nigerians to value, maintain environment through tree planting, others


The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe, has urged Nigerians to value their environment through tree planting and avoid engaging on activities that could destroy the environment. Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe (in light brown suit); Director, REPRC EfD, Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone (by Prof. Igwe’s right); with participants at the workshop ...

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Gundogan to pay for 5,000 trees following natural disasters

Ilkay Gundogan

Manchester City FC midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, is to pay for 5,000 new trees to be planted following huge natural disasters in Germany and Turkey. Ilkay Gundogan The Germany international has also pledged to raise more funds to support regions destroyed by floods and fire. Large parts of Germany and Belgium suffered catastrophic flooding in July after a period of extreme ...

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FRSC, Gombe partner on tree planting

Tree planting

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Gombe State, in collaboration with the government, has embarked on tree planting campaign under the Gombe Goes Green (3G) Initiative. Tree planting The Sector Commander, Mr Ishaku Ibrahim, stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 during the tree planting exercise at the command’s headquarters in Lafiyawo Community, Akko Local Government Area of the ...

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CEEREN, Baze varsity seek public education to encourage environmental sustainability

CEEREN and Baze University

 The Centre for Environmental Renaissance (CEEREN) and Baze University have reechoed the importance of public enlightenment in curbing the catastrophic effects of climate change on livelihood sources. Stakeholders at the public lecture organised by Centre for Environmental Renansiance (CEEREN) in partnership with Baze University in Abuja The duo, while speaking at a public lecture organised by CEEREN in collaboration with ...

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World Bank project to support fuel wood plantations in Kaduna communities

Nasir el-Rufai

The World Bank-supported Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) says it will support the development of fuel wood plantations in rural communities of Kaduna State. Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State The Project Coordinator, Mr Jibril Dahiru, stated this on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at a community sensitisation and advocacy on solid waste management, land degradation and plantation at ...

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Guterres charges world leaders to get SDGs back on track

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world was challenged like never before because of COVID-19 pandemic, calling on the world leaders to get the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) back on track. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Guterres was speaking on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the SDG Moment, a major event marking the start of the General Assembly High Level ...

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Germany’s Commerzbank says sustainability is ‘urgent goal’

Manfred Knof

Germany’s Commerzbank says it is stepping up the pace of its climate and environmental protection policies. Manfred Knof, Chief Executive Officer of Commerzbank “As Commerzbank, it is our common and most urgent goal to channel capital into the sustainable transformation of the economy,’’ Manfred Knof, chief executive of the Frankfurt-based group, said on Friday, September 17, 2021. “We are expressly ...

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Bauchi to plant 550,000 tree seedlings

Dr Ibrahim Kabir

The Bauchi State Government is to plant 550,000 seedlings of variety of trees in its efforts to address the problems of deforestation. Dr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency Mr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director-General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA), disclosed this in an interview in Bauchi, the state capital, on Thursday, ...

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Conservation foundation to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in schools

Tree planting

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) plans to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in the country that will spread across 250 public schools to improve the quality of children’s health. Tree planting The Head Communications, NCF, Mr Oladapo Soneye, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Abuja, said that it would also help improve the ...

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