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Illegal logging: North-West stakeholders call for review of forestry laws

Kabiru Getso

Some stakeholders in the North-West zone of Nigeria have called for review and strict enforcement of forestry laws to curb unabated plundering of forests for firewood and charcoal. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The stakeholders made their views known during a survey conducted in the zone. Speaking on the issue, Alhaji Ibrahim Gudu, Director of Forestry, Kebbi ...

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Firewood sellers make profit as Nigerians abandon costly cooking gas

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The high cost of cooking gas has now compelled some residents in the South-South zone in Nigeria to begin using firewood and charcoal for cooking, a survey has revealed. Cooking gas cylinders Investigation shows that 1 kilogramme of gas is now sold for N900 as against N700 while 12.5 kilogrammes is now  N11,250. A resident of Calabar, Mrs Eno Akan, ...

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Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

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The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 per cent of cooking gas users in rural areas have switched back to firewood and charcoal. Cooking gas cylinders It’s National Chairman, Mr Michael Umudu,said on Friday, October 22, 2021 in Lagos that the decision was based on the continued ...

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Cooking gas: Consumers resort to firewood over rising cost

Cooking gas cylinders

Some residents of the South East Zone of the country have vowed to resort to firewood and charcoal if prices of cooking gas continue to soar. Cooking gas cylinders The consumers said in separate interviews that they could no longer cope with the situation as it was taking a toll on their lives. They called on the Federal Government to ...

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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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