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Superhighway: NCF urges Cross River to adhere to EIA provisions

Gov Ben Ayade  Superhighway: NCF urges Cross River to adhere to EIA provisions Ayade

The Cross River State Government (CRSG) has been advised to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act and suspend any plan to commence the construction of the proposed Superhighway without the approval of the Federal Government. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), who made the submission in a press statement made available to EnviroNews on Thursday, ...

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Superhighway ultimatum: Government urged to ignore Cross River’s ‘empty’ threat

bulldozers  Superhighway ultimatum: Government urged to ignore Cross River’s ‘empty’ threat Ekuri2 Superhighway route passing through parts of Boki

Reactions have trailed the three-week ultimatum given by the Cross River State Government to the Federal Government to approve an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report submitted in respect its proposed 260-kilometre superhighway. Cross River State officials indicated that they might be left with no choice but to go ahead with the controversial project even without the central government endorsement. Environment ...

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FG to release N350 billion for capital projects

Kemi Adeosun  FG to release N350 billion for capital projects Kemi2

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that a sum of N350 billion capital votes will be released immediately into the system as the Federal Government continues to tackle the economic crisis currently facing the nation. The minister, who spoke at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, said the current administration is not backing down on its decision to ...

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Government debunks imported GM rice reports

Rufus Ebegba  Government debunks imported GM rice reports Rufus Ebegba e1443829039418

Sequel to a media report that the Federal Government and a firm have flooded the Nigerian market with Genetically Modified (GM) rice purported to be poisonous, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has described the report as false, insisting that GM rice has neither been imported nor released into the country. Director-General of NBMA, ‎Dr. Rufus Ebegba, who disclosed this ...

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Government urged by Catholics to drop grazing bill

Catholic-Bishops-of-Nigeria  Government urged by Catholics to drop grazing bill Catholic Bishops of Nigeria

Catholic bishops in Enugu on Saturday called on the Federal Government to drop the idea of the grazing bill to forestall ethnic clashes and crises in the country. The advice came after the 20km peaceful procession of more than 7,000 catholic faithful in Enugu. The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga, said Nigerians were already suffering much ...

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