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Ibrahim Usman Jibril
President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Jibril said the existing Policy on Environment was outdated as it does not take care of flooding and Ogoni cleanup which are the major challenges facing the environment in the country.
In an effort to address various environmental challenges confronting the nation, the federal government has said that it had concluded plans to review the National Policy on Environment.
Tension is beginning to mount in the Niger Delta region over the slow pace of Ogoni cleanup, announced by the Federal Government over two years ago.
Baffled by the alarming rate of flood and gully erosion devastating Anambra State and other parts of the South-east, the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril has called on the state university to, as a matter of priority, establish a National Centre for Erosion Studies to tackle the menace.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on government at all levels to prioritise on policies that could effectively and adequately curtail environmental degradation through deforestation.
Speaking with journalists after the boxes were opened and examined, under the guide of experts in forestry and wildlife, from various government agencies, and the university, the Jubril said the ministry officials were in Calabar having received reports that some unscrupulous elements smuggled some reptiles into the country.
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is sending a five-man Federal Government delegation to Anambra State on Saturday, to visit and condole with the government and people of the state over last Sunday’s attack on worshippers at the St. Philips Catholic Church in Ofufe-Amakwa, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the U.S. will pursue war with his country, because it will harm President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid.
The Kenyan gaming brand, which has been on the club's shirts since a five-year deal was struck in May 2017, has agreed to the termination of its contract at the end of the season.
A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.
Ahead what has been dubbed the second Abia Derby, head coach of Abia Warriors, Emmanuel Deutsch, has promised a better showing from his team when they face rivals, Enyimba in the return leg on Sunday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the leadership of the National Assembly will no longer tolerate the unnecessary killing of Nigerians by criminals threatening the security of the country.
The chaos in China’s sporting programme caused by the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has already forced China to cancel or reschedule a host of events, is spreading into Asia’s sporting calendar.
Sierra Leone head coach Sellas Tetteh has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Real Madrid and Liverpool are the two teams with the most interest in Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.