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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

Tree planting

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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Jigawa plants 2.5m trees to battle desert encroachment

Gov. Muhammad Badaru

The Jigawa State Government on Monday, August 31, 2020 began planting of 2.5 million tree seedlings to mitigate the adverse effects of desert encroachment. Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State The 2.5 million assorted tree seedlings were produced during the COVID-19 lockdown. Gov. Muhammad Badaru performed the tree planting ceremony at Andaza Village in Kiyawa Local Government Area (LGA) of ...

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Kano plants 2m tree seedlings to control flooding, desert encroachment

Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State Government says it has begun planting of two million tree seedlings to control flood and desert encroachment in the state. Dr Kabiru Getso, the state’s Commissioner for Environment, made the disclosure while inspecting the monthly sanitation exercise on Saturday, August 29, 2020 in Kano, the state capital. Getso said the seedlings would be planted in reserves, parks, public ...

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Ekwueme varsity plants trees to actualise ‘Campus in a Garden’ vision

Alex Ekwueme Federal University

Pursuant to the vision of the Vice-Chancellor, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike (AE-FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba, to transform the university to a “Campus in a Garden”, guests and stakeholders who visited to identify with the vision were on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, hosted by the institution. Arc Aloysius Nwalozie plants a tree as Prof Chinedum Nwajiuba (right) looks on ...

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Climate change: Group tasks communities, schools on tree planting

Tree planting

An environmental advocacy group, Foundation for a Better Environment (FABE), has told communities in Lagos State to plant trees to create cleaner air and mitigate climate change. Tree planting Founder of the group, Mrs Temitope Okunnu, who made the call in Lagos on Saturday, August 8, 2020, said the group was keen on the establishment of an eco-conscious generation, committed ...

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Group, SDGs office plant 6,000 tree seedlings to curb desertification in Sokoto

Tree planting

The Movement for Free Democracy in Sokoto State is in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) office in Sokoto to plant no fewer than 6,000 seedlings in three Local Government Areas (LGA’s) of the state. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State plants a tree to battle desertification Inaugurating the exercise on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Gangan Village ...

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