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Illegal logging: North-West stakeholders call for review of forestry laws

Kabiru Getso

Some stakeholders in the North-West zone of Nigeria have called for review and strict enforcement of forestry laws to curb unabated plundering of forests for firewood and charcoal. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The stakeholders made their views known during a survey conducted in the zone. Speaking on the issue, Alhaji Ibrahim Gudu, Director of Forestry, Kebbi ...

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States, NGOs distribute seedlings for afforestation in North-West

Kabiru Getso

States in the North-West geo-political zone in Nigeria have intensified efforts at checking desert encroachment through their afforestation programmes. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso A survey conducted in Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Katsina and Kano states indicates considerable participation in the programme. Government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), as well as individuals, have been partaking in nurturing and ...

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Waste-to-wealth: North-West stakeholders call for aggressive approach

Mohammad Abubakar

Some environment stakeholders and experts have called for an aggressive approach in converting the huge waste generated in the country into viable business opportunities that will add value to the economy. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The experts and stakeholders from the North-West noted that waste products are no longer waste, but avenues for making money and job creation ...

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