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Kano NGO to plant 100,000 trees in schools in 2022

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Panacea Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Kano State, says it will plant 100,000 trees in schools and communities in the state in 2022. Tree planting The founder of the organisation, Mr Dahir Hashim, made the disclosure on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in Kano, the state capital. Hashim said the project was aimed at curbing the menace of heat ...

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Lagos plants 8m trees in 13 years to preserve environment – Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, said that the state government had planted over eight million trees across the state since 2008. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right), being assisted by Miss Naita Gupta, from African Steel Evergreen Project (ASTEP) during the kick-off of the 1,000 Tree Planting project tagged “The Evergreen Project Lagos” held ...

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TotalEnergies, NCF plant over 200 trees across Nigeria in two weeks

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As the world intensify its effort in combatting climate change crisis, TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc is implementing a project tagged “Green Stations/Schools Initiative”. Tree planting The project is a tree planting and environmental clean-up initiative of TotalEnergies across its service stations, neighborhoods and school perimeters. The project is being implemented by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) across eight states in ...

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Zamfara to plant one million trees to tackle desertification

Bello Matawalle

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has announced, on the margins of the ongoing COP26 holding in Glasgow, UK, that his government will plant one million trees to fight desertification. Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State Matawalle gave the indication on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the global conference, when he hosted the Zamfara State side event, at the ongoing ...

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Climate change: Govt plants over 6m trees in three years

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government says it has planted  6,248,240 trees between 2019 and the second quarters of 2021. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said this at the 15th National Council on Environment (NCE), in Abuja. The NCE is themed: “Appraisal of the Emerging Challenges and the opportunities in the Environment Sector: A ...

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UNN VC urges Nigerians to value, maintain environment through tree planting, others

REPRC EfD

The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe, has urged Nigerians to value their environment through tree planting and avoid engaging on activities that could destroy the environment. Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe (in light brown suit); Director, REPRC EfD, Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone (by Prof. Igwe’s right); with participants at the workshop ...

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Gundogan to pay for 5,000 trees following natural disasters

Ilkay Gundogan

Manchester City FC midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, is to pay for 5,000 new trees to be planted following huge natural disasters in Germany and Turkey. Ilkay Gundogan The Germany international has also pledged to raise more funds to support regions destroyed by floods and fire. Large parts of Germany and Belgium suffered catastrophic flooding in July after a period of extreme ...

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FRSC, Gombe partner on tree planting

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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Gombe State, in collaboration with the government, has embarked on tree planting campaign under the Gombe Goes Green (3G) Initiative. Tree planting The Sector Commander, Mr Ishaku Ibrahim, stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 during the tree planting exercise at the command’s headquarters in Lafiyawo Community, Akko Local Government Area of the ...

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Bauchi to plant 550,000 tree seedlings

Dr Ibrahim Kabir

The Bauchi State Government is to plant 550,000 seedlings of variety of trees in its efforts to address the problems of deforestation. Dr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency Mr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director-General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA), disclosed this in an interview in Bauchi, the state capital, on Thursday, ...

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Conservation foundation to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in schools

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The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) plans to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in the country that will spread across 250 public schools to improve the quality of children’s health. Tree planting The Head Communications, NCF, Mr Oladapo Soneye, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Abuja, said that it would also help improve the ...

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