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Climate change and Nigeria’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution

Nigeria recently updated its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). A statement from the Presidency said President...

Algeria, Niger, Nigeria revive talks on Saharan gas pipeline

Algeria, Niger and Nigeria held talks this week on the revival of a decades-old project to pipe gas across the Sahara, a potential opportunity...

Nigeria’s Sharon Ikeazor in contention to replace Patricia Espinosa as UN climate chief

As Mexican diplomat, Patricia Espinosa, steps down as head of UN Climate Change in July 2022 after a six-year stint, the question being asked...

Nigeria pays $7.15m for additional stake in Shelter Afrique

Pan-Africa housing development financier, Shelter Afrique, has received $7.15 million in additional capital subscription from the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Additional stake now takes...

New report details tobacco industry’s inroads into Nigeria’s virtual space

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) on Monday, June 20, 2022, released a report detailing how the tobacco industry is creatively using...

Parliament cautions Nigeria on temperature rise, seeks council to tackle climate crisis

Nigeria’s mean average temperature (MAT) could hit 29°C if concerted efforts are not in place to address the activities that disrupt the environment and influences...

Topping visits Nigeria, emphasises importance of green transition, enhanced climate resilience

The United Nations High Level Champion for COP26, Nigel Topping, visited Nigeria from June 14 to 16, 2022, to engage with government on the implementation...

Why Nigeria’s children need environmental education  

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recommends the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2030...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

Group empowers school children on climate change

The Bundles Care Support Initiatives, an NGO, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Ilorin, Kwara State, trained teachers and...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in...