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Ogoni remediation: FEC approves N1.4bn for project vehicles

By Chijioke Okoronkwo, Abuja.   The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N1.4 billion for the procurement of vehicles for the hydro-carbon pollution remediation project in Ogoniland, Rivers.   The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, disclosed this…
FG inaugurates committee on ecological project in Yobe

By Vivian Emoni, Abuja.   The Federal Government on Saturday inaugurated a nine-member presidential committee to implement Nguru Ecological Intervention project in Yobe State.   The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, who inaugurated the project in Abuja, urged stakeholders…
FG committed to nationwide flood control – Committee

By Ibrahim Kado, Yola.   The Presidential Committee on Flood Prevention Action Plan has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to nationwide flood control.   The committee said that in view of the commitment, the Federal Government was making…
Litigations stalling Ogoni cleanup, Calabar dredging – FG

By Ismaila Chafe, Abuja. The Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, has blamed some civil society organisations (CSOs) and individuals in Rivers State of stalling Ogoni cleanup through unnecessary litigations.   Abdullahi made the declaration on Wednesday in Abuja, while fielding…
By Sunday John, Lafia.   The Nasarawa State Government says it has begun the construction of drainage systems to address ecological challenges facing major towns across the state.   The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Yakubu Kwanta, said…
COP27: Afeximbank pledges to support Africa bridge climate finance gap

By Okeoghene Akubuike, Abuja.   African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has pledged to support Africa to bridge the 250-billion-U.S.-dollar climate finance gap, in collaboration with other African financial institutions.   Denys Denya, Afreximbank’s Executive Vice-President, Finance, Administration and Banking Services, gave…