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Transitioning to briquettes to replace soar-away cooking gas


Cooking gas is now a force to reckon with in a great/good deal of homes in Nigeria today. The reason many Nigerians prefer this subsidiary product of natural gas is because it’s cheaper, faster, lasts longer and doesn’t stain cooking pots unlike the traditional methods of cooking. Briquettes Cooking gas is also odourless and can be used indoors, it is ...

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Govt collaborates with stakeholders to promote clean, efficient cooking technologies – Minister

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 collaborated with relevant stakeholders for effective implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to promote clean and efficient cooking technologies in the country. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said this at the 2021 Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum, organised by the ministry, in Abuja. The ...

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Govt makes clean cooking part of climate change response

Ewah Eleri

Nigeria is currently revising its commitment to the Paris Agreement. It has identified the provision of clean cooking energy as one important effort to alleviate poverty and reduce emissions of harmful gases that cause climate change. Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), Ewah Eleri According to the National Bureau of Statistics, only 10.5% of all households currently ...

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Agency urges Gombe residents to use gas instead of firewood

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has called on residents of Gombe State to embrace environmentally-friendly approaches in the conduct of their daily activities to reduce pollution and deforestation. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Mr Charles Sharah, the North-East Zonal Director of NESREA, made the call in an interview on Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Gombe, ...

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Charcoal: To use, or not to use?


The rise in prices of cooking gas and kerosene is creating a demand for charcoal, whose price is likewise escalating – a development that translates to an increase in the felling of trees, a raw material for charcoal. The negativity in the use of charcoal surmounts the temporal alternative it serves in cooking. Felling of trees for production of charcoal ...

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