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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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Activists laud Thomas Sankara’s environmental, political ideals

Thomas Sankara

When the impacts of climate change resulting from carbon emissions from North America and Europe were not widely known, Thomas Sankara’s regime implemented tree planting to combat desertification. Thomas Sankara This was the submission by a gathering of campaigners on February 26, 2021 during a discourse on the life of the former President of Burkina Faso, who assassinated on October ...

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Modular refinery can reduce insecurity, environmental challenges in Niger Delta, says APC Chieftain

Modular Refinery

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Rivers State, Mr Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, says the establishment of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will reduce insecurity, illegal bunkering and environmental challenges in the region. Modular refinery Flag-Amachree, in an interview on Friday, February 5, 2021 in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said that there was the need for state governments to ...

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Bayelsa pledges to tackle flooding, other environmental challenges

Douye Diri

The Bayelsa State Government has expressed readiness to tackle perennial flooding, oil pollution and other environmental problems in the state. Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Iselema Gbaranbiri, made the assertion in an interview in Yenagoa, the state capital, on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Gbaranbiri said he embarked on tour of communities shortly after assumption of ...

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Nigeria collaborates with Australia to address environmental challenges

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Ministry of Environment says it will collaborate with Australian Government to address some environmental issues affecting Nigeria. Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment (left), with Ms Claire Ireland, the Australian High Commissioner Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, made this known while receiving the Australian High Commissioner, Ms Claire Ireland, on Monday, ...

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