News - Environment

Earth Tremor In Abuja

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

1 year 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.

Osinbajo Leads FG’s Delegation To Jos

1 year ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo is lead a Federal Government delegation to Jos, Plateau State on for an on-the-spot assessment of the killings by suspected herdsmen in the state over the weekend.

Cross River Communities Cry Out Over Pollution

1 year ago /

Forest Communities in three local government areas of Cross River State have called on governmnent and relevant non-governmnental Organizations to come to their aid over environmental polllution, contamination and degredation of their waters by the operating companies in the areas.

Students Sensitized On Plastic Pollution

1 year ago /

The pressure placed on Nigeria’s ecosystem as a result of dependence on natural resources and intensification of human activities, have been described as a challenge that must be tackled if Nigeria must achieve an eco-friendly environment.

Cross River Government To Invest In Plastic Waste Recycling Infrastructure

1 year ago /

Cross River State Government has expressed it's readiness to invest in solid waste and recycling infrastructure, starting with recyclable items such as plastic  and other disposables that cause environmental pollution in the state.

At Least Four Die In Karshi Flash Flood

1 year ago /

Search and rescue operations are ongoing in Karshi, a satellite town of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja after a flood disaster in the early hours of sunday killed at least four people.

F.G. Committed To Ogoni Clean-Up – Osinbajo

1 year ago /

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has again given assurances that the Federal Government will ensure that the clean-up Ogoni land is faithfully executed.

CSOs Raise Concern Over Environmental Impact Policy

1 year ago /

A group of civil society organisations have raised concerns over the omission of the human rights component of the environmental impact assessment policy recently reviewed by the federal ministry of environment.

UN Warns Of Imminent Water Shortage

1 year ago /

The planet earth will soon witness a decline in water supply if the report by the United Nations (UN) is anything to go by.