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Environmental challenges: Group to establish additional 500 school clubs

Ene Baba-Owoh Jr

Clean Up Nigeria (CUN), an NGO, says it will establish additional 500 environmental clubs in various schools across the country to help address some of the environmental challenges. Ene Baba-Owoh Jr The National Coordinator of the organisation, Mr Ene Owoh, disclosed this in an interview in Abuja, on Monday, January 17, 2022. Owoh said that the CUN had earlier established ...

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CSOs express commitment to support govt in tackling environmental challenges

Consultative Workshop

Some civil society organisations (CSOs) have expressed commitment to support government to effectively address environmental challenges in the country. Participants at the Consultative Workshop on the “Nigeria Climate Change Act” in Abuja The coalition made the commitment at a one-day Consultative Workshop on the “Nigeria Climate Change Act” on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Abuja. Mr David Terugwa, Executive Director, ...

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Nigeria inaugurates decarbonisation project to address environmental challenges

Deep Decarbonisation Project (DDP)

The Federal Government on Friday, December 17, 2021 inaugurated a Deep Decarbonisation Project (DDP) that would effectively address environmental challenges in the country. Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor; Director, Department of Climate Change, Dr. Iniobong Abiola-Awe; National Project leader for DDP Nigeria and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) at Alex Ekwueme Federal ...

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Environmental challenges: Experts worry over indiscriminate use of hazardous chemicals, waste dumping


Experts in environment sector on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 condemned the indiscriminate use of hazardous chemicals and dumping of waste in environment across the country. Participants at the workshop The experts made the call while presenting papers at a one-day workshop on ‘’Role of Journalists in the Quest for Sustainable Environment’’ in Enugu State, decrying the environmental damage caused by ...

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NESREA, NAN to partner in tackling Nigeria’s environmental challenges

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) on Thursday, June 24, 2021 sought partnership with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on effective implementation of environmental programmes for the country. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Director-General of NESREA, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, made the request in Abuja when he paid a courtesy call on the Managing Director of ...

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World Desertification Day: Govt reiterates commitment to tackle environmental challenges

Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring lasting solution to environmental challenges by adopting sustainable land management practices across the country. Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, spoke at the commemoration of 2021 World Desertification and Drought Day, organised by his ministry on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Abuja. Abubakar said ...

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Nigeria seeks collective efforts to end insecurity, environmental issues in Niger Basin

Ministry of Water Resources

Nigeria Government on Thursday, May 27, 2021 called for collective efforts to tackle insecurity and environmental challenges in the Niger Basin. Chairman, Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Mr Suleiman Adamu The Chairman, Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Mr Suleiman Adamu, made the call at the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Council in ...

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Group tasks govt, others on efforts to tackle environmental challenges

Nigeria flood

Society for the Promotion of People`s Right, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called on the Federal Government and relevant stakeholders to make deliberate collective efforts at addressing Nigeria’s environmental challenges. Residents steer a dugout canoe past flooded houses following heavy rain in the Nigerian town of Lokoja, in Kogi State, on September 14, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / Sodiq Adelakun ...

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Kano partners firms on waste management

Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State Government says it is partnering with some reputable companies to enhance waste management, as part of ways of addressing environmental challenges in the state. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State The Commissioner for Environment, Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, told newsmen in Kano, the state capital, on Monday, March 29, 2021 that the measure was part of a comprehensive programme designed ...

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Akwa Ibom restates commitment to tackling environmental challenges

Governor Udom Emmanuel

The Commissioner for Environment in  Akwa Ibom State, Mr Charles Udoh, has restated the state government’s commitment to tackling environmental challenges in the interest of public health. Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State Udoh told newsmen in Uyo, the state capital, on Monday, March 15, 2021 that the government was taking steps to stop flooding in different parts of ...

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