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NCF commends, advices govt on Great Green Wall project

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for releasing N10 billion for the commencement of the implementation of the Great Green Wall (GGW) project. Minister of Environment, Hajiya Hadiza  Mailafia, disclosed recently at the National Conference on Environment in Makurdi, Benue State, that the Federal Government had made a commitment of N10 billion towards the implementation ...

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Nigeria adopts advocacy campaign, braces up for 2013 rains

The Federal Ministry of Environment has stepped up environmental education and advocacy campaign across the country, ahead of the predicted heavy rainfall and floods in 2013. Addressing the management staff of the ministry in Abuja on Monday, Minister of Environment, Hadiza Ibrahim Mailafia, warned against complacency and directed that the tempo of activities relating to erosion, flood, environmental sanitation and awareness ...

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Nigeria’s position at COP 18 in Doha, by Mailafia

Let me stress that environmental issues generally have global ramifications and broadly speaking, no one country, no matter how powerful, can single-handedly cope with the problems linked to the environment. It is for this reason that Nigeria regularly coordinates action at the level of the African Group and also within the framework of the Group of 77 + China. The ...

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Mailafia seeks global effort to tackle climate challenge

Minister of Environment and head of Nigeria’s delegation to the Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) holding in Doha, Qatar, Mrs. Hadiza Mailafia, on Wednesday called on the global community to tackle the challenge of climate change. Specifically, she called on the developed nations to show ...

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Mailafia: Legislative intervention vital in green economy refocus

The perception of the transition to a green economy requires a refocus, according to Environment Minister, Hadiza Mailafia. She said last Wednesday at the National Assembly in Abuja at a forum that legislative alliance is required in the shift to green growth which, according to her, is more than environmental issue but an economic revolution that presents tremendous opportunity for ...

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Mailafia tasks environmental health officers

Environment Minister, Hadiza Mailafia, has tasked Environmental Health Officers to rededicate themselves to their work by inspecting at least 50 houses per day to remove environmental nuisance and reduce the incidences of communicable diseases, diarrhea, cholera and malaria. She said in Abuja on Monday during the inauguration of Environmental Health Practice Monitoring Committee that the officers should “abate the nuisances ...

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Nigeria adopts climate change policy document

The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the adoption of National Policy on Climate Change and Response Strategy (NPCC-RS), as a National Document for implementing climate activities in the country. According to the FEC, the nation’s highest decision making body, the approval is to provide the government with a framework for tackling environmental challenges occasioned by global changes in ...

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Nigerian worry over PCBs

The Nigerian government has embarked on an initiative to tackle the harmful effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) in order to improve public health and environmental quality by preventing the release of the harmful chemical compound into the atmosphere. Minister of Environment, Hadiza Ibrahim Mailafia, who launched the project in Abuja on Monday, stated that it would ensure sound management and ultimate ...

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