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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

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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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Buhari sacks NEMA DG, Sani-Sidi

Muhammed-Sani-Sidi

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammed Sani-Sidi. A replacement was immediately announced for him. This information and appointment of executive management for some other Federal Government agencies and parastatals were contained in a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Friday, March 31 2017. Adesina said Sani-Sidi is to ...

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Nigeria will reverse effects of climate change, says Buhari

Climate Action

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. The President said this while addressing the opening of the meeting on Taking Climate Action for Sustainable Development in New York, co-hosted by Nigeria and the United Nations Environment ...

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Buhari urges rich nations to save disappearing Lake Chad

Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged rich countries to do something urgent to save Lake Chad from extinction, a situation scientists have attributed to the effects of climate change. Receiving the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Ms Irina Bokova, in Abuja, President Buhari warned that failure to regenerate the Lake Chad would lead ...

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State of the Nigerian nation, by ActionAid

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ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), an organisation committed to the elimination of poverty throughout the world and in Nigeria in particular, commends efforts of the Muhammed Buhari-led Federal Government in combating insurgency in the Northeast and the fight against corruption. It notes, however, that good intentions are not enough and that urgent steps need to be taken to assure Nigerians that Change ...

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