Women, youth targeted in Oyo aquamarine mining forum

Local women and youth in Olode community in Oyo State are to be empowered on aquamarine mining, under a programme aimed at ensuring that indigenous persons reasonably benefit from locally existing natural resources. At a day-long forum organised by the Conservative Environmental Growth and Development Centre (CEGDEC) in support of Australian Aid, the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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NEMA, Stakeholder condoles victims of Rann

… Working towards receiving 1300 IDPs from Abuja By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and stakeholders in humanitarian activities in North-East have condoled victims of accidental More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Akwa Ibom wooed ‘green’ investors at COP22

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Akwa Ibom State Government has reached out to foreign investors to key into its burgeoning Sustainable Green Development Initiative in the state, the wooed came up at the recent 22nd Session More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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REDD+: Protecting forests, revitalising communities in Kenya

In the Kasigau Corridor region of East Kenya, generations of cattle grazed the fields into dust and labourers clear-cut much of the dryland forest for firewood and farmland – because survival was at stake. To More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Environmentalists advocate preventive methods to curb malaria spread

By Ochiaka Ugwu A coalition of environmental professionals in Abuja, under the aegis of Association of Registered Pests Control Companies in Nigeria, have called on the Federal Government, to seek preventive solutions, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Campaigners demand urgent implementation of Ogoni UNEP report

Plants are gone, and the aquatic environment is going off, the flora and fauna is actually going off too. The clean-up should start, not coming around to make announcement and make a minister to visit that is not More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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How to best address population problems

By Usman Aliyu s a result of the recent slump in the price of crude oil in the global market, stakeholders have been underscoring the need to diversify Nigeria’s economy, which is hitherto oil-based. Economists More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Foundation calls for review of National Water and Sanitation Policy

Bread of Life Development Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for review of Nigeria’s National Water and Sanitation Policy, to align with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Programme More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Oil Spill: Expert wants FG to sensitises producing communities

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna, with agency report An environmentalist, Prof. Sylvester Egwu, has urged the Federal Government to sensitise communities in oil producing areas on the dangers of oil spill on their environment. Egwu, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Unchecked Eco – terrorism in our forests

The diversity of life in tropical forests is often likened to a living library, but it is one in which most of the “books” are yet to be opened. What makes this environmental loss especially sad is that More...