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Ogun clamours fresh forest reserves in South West region

Kolawole-Lawal

The Ogun State Government is canvassing for the establishment of more forest reserves in the South West geo-political zone with the conviction that the step will help in mitigating the effect of climate change and control acute weather. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, made the call recently while featuring on a live television programme in Abeokuta, the capital city. ...

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Ogun restates commitment to waste-to-energy scheme

Bolaji-Oyeleye

Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Bolaji Oyeleye, has reaffirmed government’s commitment at ensuring that the proposed wastes-to-energy project becomes a reality. The Commissioner, who gave this reassurance while receiving the report from Euro Feasibility Study on the project, said the state government remains committed at achieving the project, as all concerned parties in its implementation were on ground. Oyeleye, in ...

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Ogun battles illegal logging, urges tree planting

Kolawole-Lawal

The Ogun State Government has called on “Baales” and other community leaders in the three senatorial districts to partner government in tackling nefarious activities of illegal loggers in the state-owned forest reserves. Commissioner for Forestry, Kolawole Lawal, made the call recently during an interactive session with the State Council of Baales in the ministry’s conference room, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the sate ...

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Ogun to sanction industries without EIS

Bolaji-Oyeleye

As part of its resolve to ensure that the citizens of Ogun State live in a safe and healthy environment, the state government has said that it will impose strict sanctions on industries without Environmental Impact Study (EIS) approval from the state Ministry of Environment. Commissioner for Environment, Bolaji Oyeleye, represented by the team leader, Ogun State Environmental Sanitation Task ...

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Images: Abeokuta hosts climate knowledge immersion forum

Mrs Ini Obong Abiola-Awe

The Department of Climate Change in the Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the World Bank on Monday, February 13 2017 in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, held the first in a series of workshops for legislators; state government officials; ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs); and private sector players scheduled for the week. Majorly focusing on climate change resilience, ...

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Ogun to plant 1.5 million tree seedlings

Kolawole-Lawal

The Ogun State Government has reiterated the importance of planting trees in the society, saying that, aside of its contribution to socio-economic development, it also for human survival as the climate change time to time. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, who made the disclosed after planting some tree seedlings as part of the programme to commemorate the 2016 International ...

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2016: Amosun promises affordable housing, infrastructure development

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has promised the residents of the state of affordable housing and a spate of infrastructure development schemes under a wider urban renewal programme in 2016. Governor Amosun stated this in Abeokuta while presenting the 2016 Appropriation Bill to the House of Assembly at the Hallow Chamber, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. He said that ...

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Groups seek end to planned water privatisation in Ogun

water

Plans by the Ogun State government to privatise water through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model promoted by the World Bank is a recipe to enslave citizens of the state and generations yet born, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) have said. ...

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OPIC weaves chain of homes around Ogun

The Ogun State Property & Investment Corporation (OPIC), which is presently celebrating its 30 years of existence with a flurry of activities, has been exploiting inherent benefits of the state’s proximity to Lagos. A handful of real estate developments by the Gateway State have of recent emerged, taking into consideration that a considerable amount of top executives of Ogun State-based ...

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