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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.

Federal government begins environmental, social impact assessment of Edo oil palm estate

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.
Malam Ibrahim Hussaini the state’s Commissioner for Environment made the disclosure while presenting the stoves to women from the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state in Kaduna.

Kaduna government distributes 1,045 stoves to women

The Kaduna State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Thursday distributed 1,045 clean cooking stoves to women in the state.
re-usable plastics

House of Reps moves against proliferation of nylon, plastic bags to check pollution

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.

Federal government, UNDP, TRI sensitise youths on climate change issues

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.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government promotes 2,932 senior civil servants

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.

Federal government urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.

872 hectares of forest plantations established nationwide

The Federal Department of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment on Friday said it established 872 hectares of forest plantations across the county by 2018.
DENNIS IDAHOSA

Tribunal: I didn’t renounce my Nigeria citizenship – Edo APC lawmaker

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.

HYPREP: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in Ogoniland clean-up

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.

DPR issues license to establish Ajaokuta LNG Project

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

Federal government set to issue N15 billion second green bond

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.

Reps: Over $900 million found in secret non-TSA accounts

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).

Clean up: Federal government advises Ogoni people

The Federal Government of Nigeria is suing for peace among Ogoni people as it claims that efforts to clean up oil impacted communities in the area are set to commence in earnest.

ICPC docks education ministry’s director over N162 million fraud

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.

NCDC: Lassa fever kills 121 in three months

The National Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that two persons have died of Lassa fever in Bauchi and Taraba states.

NCDC: 15 new Lassa fever cases recorded in six states

Five new deaths have been recorded in three states in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year.

NCDC: 53 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in last seven days

The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.

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