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UNEP: $2.9 trillion invested in renewable energy since 2004

The world has invested 2.9 trillion dollars in green energy sources since 2004, a new UN-backed report released on Thursday said.

World moving to green power, invests $2.9 trillion

The world is steadily moving to ‘green’ power sources as it invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004.

Nigeria loses N63.778 trillion to oil production halt in Ogoni

Over $177.136 billion (N63.778 trillion) has been lost to the halt in crude oil production from 96 oil wells in Ogoni land in the last 25 years.

MOSOP vows to drag Shell before UN over damage of farmlands

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, Rivers State, says it will petition the United Nations yet again over alleged devastation of farmlands in Ogoni communities by Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, in the course of laying new oil pipelines in the oil-rich area.

President Buhari: Political commitment needed to revive Lake Chad Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja stressed the need for political commitment towards reviving the Lake Chad Basin.

Ecologist tasks federal govt on speedy Ogoni clean-up

An ecologist, Mr Dennis Ugwuja, has appealed to the Federal Government to fast-track the clean-up of oil spill in Ogoni land, Rivers.

Federal govt restates commitment to Ogoni clean-up

The federal government has restated that its commitment to the clean up of Ogoni is unwavering.

Nigeria’s government is wicked, corrupt – Ken Saro-Wiwa’s brother

Brother to the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, Elder Harry Saro-Wiwa, has described the Nigerian government as very wicked.

Federal govt urged to use part of $1 billion insurgency fund for Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni Youth Federation, OYF, has pleaded with the Federal Government to divert part of the $1 billion approved for the fighting of insurgency in the North-East to the clean up of Ogoni devastated land.

Federal govt approves N155bn for Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road projects

The federal government has approved road projects which include Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria to Kano at the cost of N155.7 billion.

Nigeria’ll be swamped with wastes by 2020 – Oladele Osibanjo

President of Waste Management Society of Nigeria (WAMASON), Prof. Oladele Osibanjo, has said that without a waste management policy in place, the country would be swamped with wastes by 2020.

Federal govt not serious about Ogoni clean-up – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the federal government of not being serious about the clean-up of Ogoniland.

Rivers lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu, has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government.

Federal govt using Court of Appeal to cause crisis in Rivers – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government is using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to cause crises in Rivers State through contrived judgments and pronouncements.

N125.09bn for Niger Delta in 2018 – Presidency

The presidency has said the federal government has budgeted N125.09 billion to be spent on the Niger Delta in 2018.

Ogoni cleanup project won’t be abandoned – Senator Magnus Abe

A member of the Senate Committee on Environment, Sen. Magnus Abe, on Wednesday, assured that the ongoing cleanup process in Ogoni community in Rivers State would not be abandoned.

Fed govt to implement stricter logging control in Southwest

Worried by disappearing forest and its negative impact on the environment, the federal government has opted to ensure stricter control of logging particularly in states in the south west geo-political zone of the country.

Stop making jamboree with Ogoni cleanup – PANDEF tells fed govt

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has told the Federal Government to stop making jamboree with the Ogoni clean up and ensure a speedy implementation of the exercise without further delay.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.