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

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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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Coconut trees planted to save disappearing Lagos coastline

Lekki coastal erosion

Over 50 seedlings of coconut trees (cocos nucifera) have been planted along the shores to cushion the effect of sea surge that has washed away sands at the beach. Coastal erosion in Lagos This formed a major outcome of a collaboration involving Rotary International through Rotary Club Ikoyi Metro and Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), who engaged in tree planting and ...

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Tertiary institutions urged to raise advocacy for tree planting

Tree planting

Taraba State Commissioner for Tertiary Institutions, Mr Edward Baraya, has urged tertiary institutions in the state to create advocacy for tree planting in their respective localities to ensure an eco-friendly environment. Tree planting Baraya made the call on Friday, July 24, 2020 at a tree planting campaign organised by the Taraba State Polytechnic, Suntai, in its Jalingo campus. He said ...

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Lagos to plant 500,000 trees in honour of COVID-19 frontline health workers

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The Lagos State Government is to plant 500,000 trees in the next three months in honour of health workers on the frontline of the fight against novel coronavirus in the country. Tree planting General Manager (GM) of the Lagos State Park and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs Adetoun Popoola, made the disclosure at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, July ...

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One million tree planting campaign commences in Kaduna

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The Kaduna-based Teku Farm, in conjunction with African Climate Reporters, has embarked on a one million tree planting campaign in both rural and urban areas to protect the environment against all forms of ecological related issues. Tree planting Ibrahim Salisu, General Manager of Teku Farm, made this known on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the launch of the campaign in ...

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Anambra residents urged to plant trees to protect environment, ozone layer

Willie Obiano

The Managing Director, Anambra State Waste Management Authority (ASWAMA), Mr Amechi Akora, has called on the residents of the state to plant trees to protect the environment and the ozone layer. Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State Akira made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in Awka, the ...

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World Environment Day: FCT, group plant trees to ‘green’ 10 Abuja schools

School tree planting

No fewer than 10 secondary schools in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), were beneficiaries of a recent initiative designed to uplift the school environment. Group photo of GMI officials, principal, teachers and staff at Model Secondary School, Maitama after the planting exercise The Green Nigeria Schools Project, an initiative of Green Mobilisation Initiative (GMI) in collaboration with Parks and ...

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Defence Academy begins planting of 10,000 trees to tackle desertification

Tree planting

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has embarked on the planting of 10,000 variety of trees on its two campuses at Afaka and Ribadu areas of Kaduna to tackle desertification. Tree planting The planting of trees, tagged: “NDA Green Project’’, was inaugurated by the Commandant of NDA, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham on Friday, June 19, 2020 to tackle desert encroachment. “One of ...

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Environment Ministry donates 5m tree seedlings, partners Defence Academy on waste management

The Federal Ministry of Environment is to assist the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) with over five million seedlings of various species, as part of efforts to meet President Muhammadu Buhari’s target of planting 25 million trees in within the year 2020, to mitigate the effects of climate change in the country. Minister of Environment, Dr Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar (left), in ...

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World Environment Day: Enugu youths act to save the earth

Green Environment Network, Enugu

In celebrating the 2020 World Environment Day, the Green Environment Network, Enugu on Friday, June 5 kicked off a campaign to plant over 1,000 trees in the metropolis. Members of the Green Environment Network, Enugu during the tree planting exercise The flag-off of the tree-planting campaign was attended by top government officials including the state Commissioner for Environment, Chijioke Edeoga; the ...

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