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Bayelsa tasks youths on war against oil theft, illegal refining

Douye Diri

The Bayelsa State Government has called on youths to support the fight against oil bunkering, illegal refining and other unwholesome activities that impact negatively on oil production and revenues accruing to the state. Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State The Deputy Governor, Mr Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, made the call at a meeting with youth leaders from Ogbia Local Government Area, in ...

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Govt pledges support for youth climate adaptation programmes

Lagos at COP26

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has pledged more Federal Government commitment towards climate change adaptation programmes in the country. Launch of “Women-led Climate Solutions in Nigeria”, a publication of the Centre for 21st Century Issues She spoke on Friday, November 5, 2021, at the Nigerian Pavilion, when the Lagos State Delegation ...

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Young people demand action to protect their futures at COP26

Youth Climate Incubation Hub

Young climate leaders came together in Glasgow on Friday, November 5, 2021 with negotiators, officials and ministers from across the world, making their voices heard and demanding the action needed to prevent catastrophic climate change in our lifetimes. Young Nigerians: Participants at the Youth Climate Incubation Hub in Owerri, Imo State Events across COP26 focused on harnessing the expertise of ...

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Conservationists advocate ecosystem restoration, urge youths to save planet

Philip Asiodu

From Nairobi, Abuja, Lagos, Calabar, and elsewhere, African conservationist leaders participating in the 19th Chief S.L Edu Memorial Lecture joined the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to advocate for ecosystem restoration, challenging Nigerian youths to help save the planet. Chief Philip Asiodu, Board of Trustees (BOT) President, NCF On Thursday, August 12, 2021, NCF hosted a hybrid event to mark the ...

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NCF to charge over 2,000 youths on ecosystem restoration

NCF

There have been consistent galvanised efforts by the global community towards ecosystem restoration since the declaration of 2021–2030 as the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In line with this, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) through the instrumentality of its advocacy lecture instituted in memory of its founder, late Chief Shafi Lawal Edu, will gather ...

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Abattoir wastes create income for Gombe youths, entrepreneurs

Abattoir waste

Animal by-product and waste from abattoirs in Gombe State is creating income for youths and entrepreneurs as demand for the commodity heightens from across the country, investigations have indicated. Abattoir waste The beneficiaries indicated this in separate interviews in Gombe, the state capital, on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Mr Gali Abdullahi, a bone seller from the Gombe abattoir, said the ...

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World Earth Day: Group urges environmental education, awareness among youths

Youth Climate Incubation Hub

The Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Advocacy Network (Lead Network), an NGO, has called for concerted efforts towards environmental education and awareness among youths to build sustainable healthy earth in future. Cross section of participants at a youth forum in Gombe The Executive Director of Lead Network, Mr Chukwuma Okenwa, said in Enugu on Friday, April 23, 2021 that youths must be ...

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UNDP to invest N320m on youths, IDPs in Benue

Mohamed Yahya

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 said it was investing additional N320 million to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and equip youths in Benue State. Mohamed Yahya, Resident Representative, UNDP Nigeria The Resident Representative in Nigeria, Mr Mohamed Yahya, said this when he paid a courtesy call on Gov. Samuel Ortom at the Benue People’s ...

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Youths and climate action: A holy alliance

Buhari - Youths

“Why do we make it look like solving climate change is so monumental? I think if everyone picks one climate action, we will all have a future to look forward to.” My 15-year-old student had said that to me a year ago and I believe her. Climate action does not need a few people working extremely hard to solve, but ...

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World leaders told to recognise youth as climate advocates

Vladislav Kaim

Young people around the world have been instrumental in mobilising for climate action and leading public demand for a transformational response from governments to the climate and ecological crises. Vladislav Kaim, a member of the Youth Advisory Group Speakers at a youth-focused press briefing hosted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 by Climate Action Network reminded world leaders that distant plans ...

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