Erosion control project in Darazo to cost N1bn, says Yuguda

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has said the erosion control project in Darazo, Bauchi State, would be executed at cost of N1billion by the state government. The governor stated this when he inaugurated the flood control project in Darazo Local Government Area of the state. Yuguda said the drainage spanned six kilometres and was constructed at the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Nigeria to ratify Minamata convention in August – Official

Nigeria is to ratify the Minamata Convention in August, which aimed at protecting human health and the environment from the adverse effects of mercury, an official, has said. Dr Idris Goji, a Deputy Director in More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Shell in Nigeria: the landmark oil case is a warning shot to multinationals

Despite a multimillion pound payout, fisherman across the Niger Delta will continue to count the cost of Shell’s oil spills Justice has been done; it would seem, for the 15,600 farmers and fishermen who are to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Extreme climate conditions: How Africa can adapt

Africa’s climate already poses grave risks to the continent’s people and economies, and global warming promises to intensify the problem. A factual risk-management solution can help. Even before global warming More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Environmentalist warns against illegal fumigation

The Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORCON) said only practicing environmental health provider should handle chemicals used for residential fumigation. Mr Cyril Akinyele, the Public More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Erosion control project in Darazo to cost N1bn, says Yuguda

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has said the erosion control project in Darazo, Bauchi State, would be executed at cost of N1billion by the state government. The governor stated this when he inaugurated the More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Climate Change: Earth Hour 2015 holds in March

By Mohammed Kandi, with agency report In a bid the further awaken nations and individuals around the globe to climate change education, and to gear up their participation annually world’s largest grassroots environmental More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Evolving environmental issues and the 2015 general elections (II)

By Ambrose Inusa Sule. One of our primary energy sources, oil, is in the headlines almost daily. One accident after another contaminates precious coastal waters with oil and devastates marine and terrestrial ecosystems. More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Why is there so little action on climate change?

Are there new ways to engage the public in mass action to reduce global warming, or should we focus on adapting to the inevitable? According to the World Bank, human-induced or “anthropogenic” climate More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Evolving environmental issues and the 2015 General Elections (I)

By Ambrose Inusa Sule. The Environment is now globally recognized as one of the keys to human survival. This environment is a complex weave of physical, chemical and biotic factors that interact with each other More...