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Climate change: NCF vows to establish 25% forest cover in Nigeria

A forest conservation organisation operating under the aegis of Nigeria Conservation Foundation, NCF, has restated its avowed committment to established a 25% forest cover to mitigate the effect of climate change in Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has condemned the bush burning practice in Nigeria as it contributes to climate change.

Minister condemns bush burning, urges states to enforce laws

The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has condemned the bush burning practice in Nigeria as it contributes to climate change.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps investigates implementation of NOGICD Act

The House of Representatives has launched an investigation into the implementation of local content in line with the provisions of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Content Development Act (NOGICD) with a view to determining the degree of compliance in the Industry.
The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Saturday trained Traditional medicine practitioners from 20 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State on the sustainable plant-based alternative to vulture use.

NCF urges trado-medicine practitioners to stop using vultures for medicine

The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Saturday trained Traditional medicine practitioners from 20 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State on the sustainable plant-based alternative to vulture use.
Daniel Ajekun was named Man of the Match as the Nigerian Cricket team beat Kenya by 49 runs yesterday in Dubai, UAE.

Cricket: Nigeria defeat Kenya in pre-T20 WC warm up

Ajekun had 73 runs off 50 balls and four wickets in two overs in the warm up match which is part of Nigeria’s preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup qualifiers to be held between October 18 and 26 in the UAE.
Managing Director, Sapele Integrated Industries Ltd (SIIL), Chief Ede Dafinone, has called on Nigerians to show respect to nature by preserving trees and forests and thereby salvage generations yet unborn.

Nigerians urged to respect nature by preserving trees, forests

Managing Director, Sapele Integrated Industries Ltd (SIIL), Chief Ede Dafinone, has called on Nigerians to show respect to nature by preserving trees and forests and thereby salvage generations yet unborn.
The Nigerian female cricket team has lost 2-3 to their Rwandan counterparts in a five-match friendly series in Kigali which ended on Saturday.

Cricket: How Nigerian women’s team lost in Rwanda

The Nigerian female cricket team has lost 2-3 to their Rwandan counterparts in a five-match friendly series in Kigali which ended on Saturday.
Vultures

NCF embarks on public awareness to save vultures from extinction

The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), on Wednesday, embarked on public awareness in Sokoto State to save vultures from total extinction.

Conservationists: Nigeria down to 300 elephants

Nigerian conservationists have estimated that only about 300 elephants are living in the wild across Nigeria.
Muhtari Aminu-Kano

NCF chief advocates forest governance to curb farmers-herders clashes, insecurity

The Director-General of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Monday blamed the lack of forest governance for the insecurity and cases of farmers/herders clashes across the country.

Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.
Vultures

Foundation warns against killing vultures, other birds

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
Chuma Anosike, the Chairman, Anambra Cricket Association, on Friday said that adequate training tour would help prepare the national U-19 team, adequately ahead of the ICC world Cup in 2020.

ICC U-19 World Cup: Training tour will boost Nigeria’s performance – Chuma Anosike

Chuma Anosike, the Chairman, Anambra Cricket Association, on Friday said that adequate training tour would help prepare the national U-19 team, adequately ahead of the ICC world Cup in 2020.

Nigeria cricket targets north-east for talent hunt

Sequel to the recent successful International Series between Nigeria female cricket players and their Rwandan counterparts staged in Abuja, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has disclosed plans to hunt for talent in the country’s north east and Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the area.

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.

NCF lists 25 female players for Rwanda invitational tour

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has invited 25 female players to camp in preparation for the Rwanda Invitational Tour to Nigeria from Jan. 23 to Jan. 30.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Lake Chad problem affecting fishing, farming in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner, in order to ensure that developed countries assist the affected region.
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Muhammadu Buhari: We will continue to keep Lake Chad issues on front burner until...

President Muhammadu Buhari, has stressed that his administration will continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner and exert more commitment from the developed countries to do the needful.

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Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.