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Nigeria reiterates commitment to just transition to Net-Zero Emissions

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to improving access to affordable, reliable energy and transitioning to the use of cleaner energy, in line with the global target of net-zero emissions. President Muhammadu Buhari Net-Zero entails that new emissions were not added to the atmosphere. The president made the commitment through Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at a virtual Africa Regional Heads ...

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OPL245: Shell, Eni not free from trial in Nigeria – HEDA

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to ensure that oil giants Shell and Eni face prosecution in Nigeria amidst requests by the oil companies that local in the country is unnecessary. Shell and Eni have been dragged to court in Milan, Italy over horrendous alleged cases of corruption in relation to the OPL245 President Muhammadu Buhari Anti-corruption group, Human and ...

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Buhari expresses concern over shrinking Lake Chad

Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed worry on the steady shrinking of Lake Chad, saying that the development had adversely affected over 30 million people. Scientists say the Lake Chad, that borders Nigeria and some other countries, has shrunken by 95 percent over the past 50 years. Photo credit: AP/Christophe Ena Buhari said on Saturday, March 27, 2021 that the lake had ...

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MOSOP gives Buhari 14-day ultimatum to dissolve HYPREP board

Fegalo Nsuke

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari, to dissolve the newly constituted governing council and board of trustee of Governing Council and Board of Trustees of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP). President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Fegalo Nsuke The movement, in ...

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Group gives Buhari seven days to release names of companies flaring gas

Gas flaring

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to release details of companies flaring gas in Nigeria. The President, who doubles as the Petroleum Minister, was asked to release the names within seven days. Gas flaring Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre), in a letter addressed to Buhari, said Nigeria is losing not less than $89 billion to ...

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Buhari’s ecological fund project excites Kwara ex-commissioner

Hajia Aisha Ahman-Pategi

The immediate past Commissioner for Special Duties in Kwara, Hajia Aisha Ahman-Pategi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for executing ecological project in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of the state. Hajia Aisha Ahman-Pategi She said on telephone from the U. S. on Saturday, January 23, 2021 that the Buhari-led administration deserves commendation for completing phase one of the ecological fund ...

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Laureates petition Buhari, urge govt to exonerate Ken Saro-Wiwa, eight other Ogoni leaders

Muhammadu Buhari

Twenty-seven Right Livelihood Laureates sent a petition to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, demanding the exoneration of 1994 Right Livelihood Laureate Ken Saro-Wiwa and the eight other Ogoni leaders executed 25 years ago. President Muhammadu Buhari The Ogoni Nine were hanged on November 10, 1995, by Nigeria’s military regime for protesting Shell’s destructive environmental practices in ...

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Buhari urged to withdraw National Water Bill

Muhammadu Buhari

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the National Water Resources Bill 2020 owing to its pro-privatisation and other anti-people provisions. President Muhammadu Buhari The letter to President Buhari was informed by a clause-by-clause analysis of the ...

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COVID-19: Buhari orders compulsory use of face masks nationwide

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to enforce the use of face masks in public places across the country. President Muhammadu Buhari The Chairman, Presidential Task force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, made this known at the daily briefing on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in Abuja. Mustapha, while reviewing the activities of the ...

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Democracy Day: Nigerians asked to be vigilant

Bola-Tinubu

Former Lagos State governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has asked Nigerians to keep and nurture democracy, nor for the sake of democracy but for the sake of the country. “We must remember that should we fall asleep, there are those who would like nothing better than to take it from us,” he said in ...

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