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Climate Change Bill: Buhari broke jinx, kept promise – Onuigbo

Sam Onuigbo

A lawmaker, Rep. Sam Onuigbo (APC-Abia), has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a jinx breaker and a promise keeper, saying his assent to the bill on climate change was a testimony to that. Sam Onuigbo Onuigbo made the submission in Abuja on Monday, November 22, 2021, against the backdrop of the President signing the bill into law on Nov. 18. ...

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Key features and significance of Nigeria’s new Climate Change Law

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On Thursday, November 18, 2021, President Muhammad Buhari signed into law the Climate Change Bill Passed by the National Assembly. In signing the law, the President has made Nigeria join an elite group of countries that have enacted emissions-target legislation aiming to eliminate carbon emissions. This is a big deal for an oil-dependent nation that is also ranked as one ...

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Buhari signs Climate Change Bill into law

Buhari COP26

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law two important bills passed by the National Assembly, including the Climate Change Bill. President Muhammadu Buhari The now Climate Change Act owes its origin to a bill sponsored by a member of the House of Representatives, Sam Onuigbo. It provides for, among other things, the mainstreaming of climate change actions and the establishment ...

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Sam Onuigbo: Putting climate change at centre of Covid-19 recovery plan

Sam Onuigbo

The world is in an unprecedented time as it grapples with the scourge and consequences brought upon it by COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic has exacerbated the existing socio-economic and environmental challenges faced by the world and more importantly in developing countries. The virus has continued to spread – and the spread has entered multiple phases across the globe as it ...

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