News - Environment

FG Set To Commence Clean-Up Of Ogoni Oil Spill – Environment Minister

1 month ago /

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, has said that the Federal Government is set to commence the clean -up of oil spills in Ogoni land.

University Don Blames Illegal Refineries, For Air Pollution In Niger Delta

2 months ago /

The director centre for disaster, risk management at the University of Port Harcourt, Professor Prince Mmom says ending soot and other related air pollution activities in the south south region requires the support of all stakeholders.

Gombe, Yobe States Resolve Boundary Dispute

2 months ago /

The National Boundary Commission has described the peaceful resolution of boundaries between Gombe and Yobe states as historic and worthy of emulation for states and the country as a whole.

30 Anambra Communities Submerged By Flood

2 months ago /

No fewer than thirty communities on the fringes of the bank of river Niger in Anambra state have been submerged by flood.

Abuja Earth Tremor: Minister Suspends Mining Activities

3 months ago /

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari says he has ordered the suspension of blasting and mining activities around areas that experienced last week tremor to enable experts carry out investigation.

Adamawa State Raises Alarm Over Flooding

3 months ago /

The Adamawa State Government has raised an alarm over poor re-channeling of Wa  Terways By Triacta construction company which brought about flooding in some communities in Mubi.

Flood Sacks Over 150 Households, 64 Villages In Kogi

3 months ago /

More than One Hundred and Fifty households in Sixty Four villages have been trapped by the recent flooding in Kogi state caused by the overflow of the banks of the Niger and Benue rivers.

Another Earth Tremor Shakes Abuja

3 months ago /

There was another case of earth tremor in the early hours of Friday in Abuja.

Earth Tremor In Abuja

3 months ago /

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have confirmed an Earth tremor in parts of the Nation's Capital.

Contractors Mobilised To Site For Ogoni Clean Up

3 months ago /

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP, has mobilized Contractors to site for scoping and scientific identification on the impacted Communities in Eleme ahead of commencement of the Ogoni Cleanup Exercise.

Benue Residents Shun Flood Warning

3 months ago /

Most Residents living along the Riverine Area of Makurdi, Benue State's Capital have ignored the warning of State Emergency Authorities on impending Flood which advising them to move to safer areas in view of the notice given by the Cameroonian Government to release excess water from its Lagdo Dam.

Actionaid Expresses Concern Over Climate Change Effects

3 months ago /

The Country Director of Actionaid Nigeria, Ene Obi and the Technical Advisor on Agro-Ecology of Actionaid International, Celso Marcatto have expressed concern over the continuous poor Agricultural yield due to effects of Climate Change.

Nigeria Hydrological Agency Allays Fears Of Flooding From Cameroon’s Lagdo Dam

3 months ago /

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency says  there are no indications that the Cameroonian authority has began to release water from the Lagdo Dam as speculated by some reports.

Kubwa Flood Disaster Renders Many Homeless, Cause Destruction

3 months ago /

Some Residents of kubwa Satellite Town in the Federal Capital Territory were forced to flee for their Lives on Thursday as hours of downpour destroyed their Houses, Businesses and Property worth Millions of Naira. 

Experts Advocate Best Practices To Manage Oil Spills

3 months ago /

In an effort to effectively manage the impact of oil spills on the environment, environmental experts have advocated the need for multinational oil companies to adhere strictly to international best practices.   

Federal Government Commences Rehabilitation Of Public Infrastructure Destroyed By Herdsmen Attacks

3 months ago /

A total of Twenty One Communities which cut across three Local Councils of Benue State have been slated to benefit from the Initial Reconstruction of Twenty Eight Public Infrastructure destroyed by Herder Attacks from the Federal Government’s Victim Support Fund.

Adamawa Issues Emergency Order On Flooding

3 months ago /

Adamawa State is one of  the States along the River Benue Banks, that suffer the Menace of flooding whenever Cameroon releases excess Water from the Lagdo Dam.

Taraba Calls For Rigorous Check On Environmental Degradation Activities

4 months ago /

The Taraba State Government says it will continue to make concerted efforts and support partnerships that will protect it's environment against degradation and it's harzards.

Buhari Expresses Concern Over Devastation Caused By Flood

5 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness and concern about the unprecedented devastation caused by floods in Katsina State and other parts of the Country and pledged the Federal Government’s support for the victims of the disaster.

Forest Communities Raise Alarm Over Rapid Deforestation

5 months ago /

Following the continuous depletion of forest reserve areas in seven Communities of Cross River State, some concerned citizens under the name "Community Forest Watch" have called on the State House of Assembly to as a matter of urgency pass a bill to regulate the activities of minners, quarrying operators and Palm plantation owners without Accredited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) pending before them.

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