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Kebbi plants 1m trees to combat desertification

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Director, Forestry, Kebbi State Ministry of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jegudu, on Monday, April 5, 2021 said the State Government has planted one million tree seedlings to combat desertification across the state. Tree planting In an interview in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, Jegudu said: “The programme was successful. I can remember we produced about one million tree seedlings in the ...

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Saudi Arabia to plant 50bn trees to curb climate change

Faisal Alghamdi

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will plant 50 billion trees in its “Two Green Initiatives” for the Middle East to combat environmental hazard. Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Nigeria, Faisal Alghamdi The Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Nigeria, Faisal Alghamdi, at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, April 1, 2021, said that the kingdom was interested in combating climate change and ...

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Group tasks Enugu, CSOs, others on waste management, tree planting

A network of young environment enthusiasts and activists operating under the umbrella name Green Environment Network, Enugu (GRENE) has asked the Enugu State Government to show more commitment to protecting and preserving the environment by implementing effective waste management policies, planting more trees and sensitising the public on issues of the environment. Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State The Network ...

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LASPOTECH plants 2,000 coconut trees to mitigate global warming on campus

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Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) in Ikorodu plans to plant 2,000 coconut trees to mitigate the effects of global warming within the campus. Coconut trees Dr Oluremi Olaleye, Rector of LASPOTECH, flagged-off the planting exercise at the Ikorodu main campus on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Lagos. Although the institution has three campuses, the coconut tree planting is only for its ...

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SustyVibes, British High Commission to plant 5,000 trees under climate advocacy scheme

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Lagos-based youth-led sustainable development focused organisation, SustyVibes, is partnering the British High Commission to implement #Communitrees, a community-based tree planting and climate advocacy project that aims to plant 5,000 trees in Lagos and Abuja by April 2021. Tree planting Launched on December 5, 2020, #Communitrees will run alongside an advocacy drive among community members. The project promoters will plant indigenous ...

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Environmentalists want national trees protected

Chestnuts trees

A group of environmentalists has called for the protection of Nigeria’s national trees, to preserve vegetation and ensure the balance of nature . Chestnuts trees The environmentalists, who took part in the “Lagos Awareness March on Indigenous Trees” on Saturday, October 3, 2020, said that the nation’s indigenous trees were going into extinction to the disadvantage of the ecosystem. The ...

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Unizik, NCF to plant 20,000 trees in Anambra

Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) are to partner in the planting of more than 20,000 trees in Anambra State.  Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Anambra State The forestation programme is aimed at protecting the Nigerian environment and restoring forest richness and sustainable utilisation within the university campus. The programme, to be executed in the ...

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SEMA calls for aggressive tree planting to reduce effects of storm

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The Kwara State Emergency Management Agency (KSEMA) has called on the  residents to embark on aggressive tree planting to minimise the effects of storm in the state. Tree planting Mrs Motunrayo Adamu,  the Secretary of KSEMA, said on Monday, September 21, 2020 in Ilorin, the state capital, that trees check deforestation and serve as windbreakers to minimise the effects of ...

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Monarch collaborates with stakeholders to curb climate change challenges

Oba Gbolahan Lawal

 The Oniru of Iruland in Lagos, Oba Gbolahan Lawal, says he will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the environment sector to reduce the burden of climate change in the community. Oba Gbolahan Lawal Lawal made the assertion at a tree planting and beach clean up programme organised by HRHAbisogunII Foundation (HAIIF), in collaboration with an NGO, Beach Samaritans, on Thursday, ...

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Sokoto sets up tree plantation to support girl-child education

Sokoto Plantation

The Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission has set up a plantation of economic trees at Government Girls College for Islamic Science Shuni, to support girl-child education in the state. Planting tree seedlings at the plantation Commission Chairman, Malam Muhammad Maidoki, said on Saturday, September 5, 2020 that the gesture is part of efforts to ensure that no girl student ...

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