Tag: Environment

13 persons sustained various degrees of injuries as tanker explodes in Lagos

No fewer than 13 persons sustained various degrees of injuries on Thursday night following a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker explosion at Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, opposite Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja. About 25 cars were destroyed as a result of the explosion, which occurred at about 10.32 p.m. Ibrahim[Read More…]

School Re-opening: FG deploys 60,000 Environmental Workers to 774 LGAs

The Federal Government has deployed 60,000 Environmental Health Emergency Volunteer Corps, EHEVC, to cover schools, as the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID – 19 has approved re-opening of schools across the country. Dr Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, the Minister of Environment made this known while briefing journalists on the Safe[Read More…]

World Environment Day: environmentalists stress the importance of nature to humans

The Nigerian Environmental Society, Lagos State Chapter joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World Environment Day 2020 by gathering environmentalists, conservationists and other stakeholders in a webinar held on Thursday, 4th June 2020 to discuss nature and people. In his presentation, Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Director General, Nigerian[Read More…]

Going Green; Nigeria and sustainable architecture

How do we design, build and operate homes without exessively impairing or depleting natural environmental features and resources? Going green refers to conscious efforts taken in practice to reduce the harmful effects of various human infractions and activities on the environment. Globally, buildings of all kinds are the largest contributor[Read More…]

Oyo Commissioner for Environment, Kehinde Ayoola, is dead

The Commissioner for Environment in Oyo State, Kehinde Ayoola, has been reported dead. The late Ayoola, was former Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, had been sick for some time before his death on Thursday. The former representative of Oyo East/West State Constituency between 1999 to 2003 under the Alliance for Democracy,[Read More…]

Lagos is paying for cutting trees and here’s the cost

The year 2019 was about the hottest ever recorded globally, while November 2019 was one of the hottest months in Lagos. This was especially remarkable because the intense heat between the months of March to April is over, the torrential rains of June to September make way for the cool[Read More…]

Bauchi Police Boss Assures Igbo Community of Adequate Security

In order to ensure Public safety among all citizens in Bauchi State,the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command, CP Garba Baba Umar has today 13/6/2017 met with the Leadership of Igbo Community in the State. Speaking at the occasion, the Eze Ndigbo of Bauchi State, His Highness Eze J. Umezika[Read More…]

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NNPC Commits To Wildlife Conservation

  …As Expert Calls For Strict Enforcement of Environmental Regulations The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will reduce the impact of its oil exploration and exploitation on the environment as a means of preserving and conserving wildlife resources to demonstrate its support for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on[Read More…]

Sokoto Residents Take Over Streets With Brooms To Clean Following Cash Reward Of N1m

As part of measures to enhance cleanliness and preservation of the environment, Sokoto State Government has introduced a monthly incentive of one million Naira to any district adjudged to be the cleanest in the state. Sokoto state residents have come out in their numbers to clean their streets following the[Read More…]

Breaking: No Environmental Sanitation In Lagos, To Ensure PVC Collection

The Lagos State Government has announced the cancellation of the monthly environmental sanitation exercise scheduled to take place on today, Saturday, 31st January, 2015. The monthly customary environmental sanitation exercise where movement of vehicles and residents are restricted for three hours, between 7-10:00 a.m., was scheduled to hold on Saturday,[Read More…]