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The Federal Government has commenced Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed Edo oil palm estate development at Ovia North-East Local Government Area. The project is part of ongoing reforms by the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to attract investments into the state.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Thursday distributed 1,045 clean cooking stoves to women in the state.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced a process of halting further proliferation of nylon and plastic bags, especially by commercial outlets and market traders in the country.
The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Talentplus Resources International (TRI), recently brought together youths across the different geo-political zones in the country to deliberate on climate change and suggest ways through which the climatic challenges could be tackled.
The Federal Government has approved the promotion of 2,932 senior civil servants in the federal civil service under the 2018 directorate level promotion exercise.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.
The Federal Department of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment on Friday said it established 872 hectares of forest plantations across the county by 2018.
Lawmaker, representing Ovia Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dennis Idahosa, yesterday denied renouncing his Nigeria citizenship.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
Federal government restates commitment to implementing low sulphur, ozone-friendly refrigeration policy
The Federal Government on Friday reiterated its commitment to implement the Low Sulphur Policy and Ozone-Friendly Refrigeration Policy to mitigate the effects of land and air pollution in the country.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), is set to issue a second Green Bond up to N15 billion following the successful debut Green Bond Issuance of N10.69 billion in December 2017 – by which Nigeria became the first African country to issue a Green Bond.
The House of Representatives said it discovered that over $900m was still “being held” by Federal Government’s ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) outside Treasury Single Account (TSA).
A Director in the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Victor Igboanugo, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over alleged contract scandals worth about N162m.
Five new deaths have been recorded in three states in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year.
The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.
Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.
Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in this Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has described her recent victory against the electoral umpire as victory not for her alone but all Nigerians and the nation’s democracy.
Speaking at the grand rally of the party held at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, the APC leadership mocked the PDP led administration for failing the state.
Olu Victor Alonge, charged along with six other Nigerians with a multi-year wire fraud scheme, has been sentenced to a 10-year imprisonment by a court in Georgia, United States.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has explained why it has not complied with the federal court order to release Omoyele Sowore from custody.
Two members of the Young Friends of the Earth Nigeria, Daniel Wada and Japheth Okagbare, have successfully invented DanJaph power bank and a solar inverter.