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Children seek govt’s intervention on climate change

Members of the Children Parliament from Borno, Yobe, Cross River and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, urged the Federal...

New Minamata Convention amendment protects children from amalgam use

The Children’s Amendment to the amalgam reduction requirement of the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force on Friday, June 24, 2022. Henceforth, all the...

Why Nigeria’s children need environmental education  

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recommends the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2030...

Nestlé trains over 1,000 children on sustainability

Nestlé Nigeria is helping over 1,000 children, beneficiaries of Nestlé for Healthier Kids (N4HK) programme in six primary schools in Ogun State and the...

UNICEF seeks $250m to assist children facing drought in Horn of Africa

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday, April 22, 2022, said it had revised its emergency appeal from $119 million to nearly $250...

Cross River targets 900,000 children for polio vaccination

No fewer than 900,000 children between the ages of 0-59 months in Cross River have been targeted for vaccination against poliomyelitis Type 2. Dr Janet...

Over 12.8m children in U.S. infected with COVID-19

Over 12.8 million children have tested positive for COVID-19 since onset of the pandemic, according to the report by the American Academy of Pediatrics...

Protect kids from endocrine disrupting chemicals in erasers, other products – Groups

As thousands of schools brace for limited face-to-face classes amid declining COVID-19 cases in the Philippines, two non-profit groups raised the alarm over the...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...