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Desertification: NESREA urges Gombe communities to allocate land for tree planting

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has advised communities in Gombe State on the need to allocate land for tree planting within their communities to fight desertification.
Antonio Guterres

UN scribe urges urgent action on desertification

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an urgent action to protect and restore the world’s degrading land in a bid to reduce forced migration, improve food security and address the global climate change emergency.
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APC cautions oil firms against Governor Dickson’s campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Thursday cautioned international oil companies (IOCs) against cancelling oil pipeline surveillance contracts handled by members of the party due to Governor Seriake Dickson’s campaign that oil pipeline surveillance contractors were responsible for insecurity in the state.

Governor Dickson accuses oil firms of funding criminality in Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”

NCF: Nigeria in danger of losing flora, wildlife to poaching, illegal lumbering

Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, says the activities of forest poachers and illegal lumbers can make the country lose its unique flora and wildlife if left unchecked.

Osun APC lawmaker dumps party for ADC

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun State has suffered another set back, as a serving lawmaker representing Odo-Otin State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Olaoluwa Oyediran, dumped the party for the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Oil Exploration

Nigerian engineers call for sustainable petroleum exploration reforms

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Thursday called for a sustainable reforms in the oil and gas industry to ensure responsible petroleum exploration.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government commissions Maska earth dam

The Federal Government has commissioned the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam at Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State, built in 1996.

Ohanaeze: Igbos have legitimate reasons to be angry with Nigeria

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Saturday said the people of South-east had legitimate reasons to be angry with Nigeria, citing undue proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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Ohanaeze hails judiciary for freeing detained IPOB women

The President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has commended the Judiciary for allowing reason and respect for human rights to prevail by freeing detained Igbo women.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government inaugurates reconstructed Maska Earth Dam

The Federal Government has inaugurated the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Edo government suspends forest exploitation

The Edo State Government has suspended the exploitation of forest resources within and outside forest reserves in the state, as licences for tree logging in the state expired since June 30.

IPOB alleges plot to kill members in Kuje prison

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, raised the alarm over alleged plot by prison officials to kill some of its members that have been in detention since 2015.

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Oil prices rise on OPEC deficit forecast

Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.

Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.