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Kano sends Environmental Pollution Bill to legislators

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Ministry of Environment says it has sent an Environmental Pollution Bill to the House of Assembly for ratification. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State Sunusi Kofar-Naisa, Chief Public Relations Officer of the ministry, made this known in a statement on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Kano, the state capital. Kofar-Naisa said the Commissioner for Environment, Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, made ...

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EU, UN, legislators strategise ways to tackle drugs related crime

Glen Richard

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) appears to be a major beneficiary of a set of reforms identified by a team of legislators as well as officials of international agencies to address drugs related crime in Nigeria. At the close of a three-day session (Tuesday, July 11 to Thursday July 13, 2017) in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, ...

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How lawmakers can drive carbon emission reduction process

Sam Onuigbo

For Nigeria to fulfill its commitment to the reduce carbon emissions by 30%, there are urgent needs for legislations and budgetary planning for infrastructure development that can be facilitated by the nation’s lawmakers. This was the focal point of discussion at the Climate Change Knowledge Immersion Workshop series which was organised by the Federal Ministry of Environment’s Department for Climate ...

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Why lawmakers are vital to climate diplomacy, by UNDP


If Nigeria is to harness the opportunities that the new global climate regime presents, the legislature must be equipped with the requisite knowledge to make laws that will facilitate successful implementation, Dr. Pa Lamin Beyai, Country Director, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has said. Dr Beyai, who made the submission last Tuesday (27 July, 2016) during the “Roundtable on Pursuing ...

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Ghanaian legislators demand explanations for water crisis


Usually, it is the agitations of residents that give an indication of water shortage, scarcity or crisis. But when a nation’s legislature become the agitators unanimously, it is a signal that water has now become an urgent political matter. It is a good sign that, the current water crisis that has hit portions of the country has alarmed and shaken ...

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