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COVID-19 Slowing Progress On Universal Energy Access Initiative – W/Bank

….says globally 2.4bn people still cook with carbon-emission fuels The World Bank has in its just published ‘Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report, 2022’ edition indicated that the  impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remained one of the key factors slowing progress in global collective initiatives targeted at achieving universal energy access. The Bretton Woods […]

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NACA Urges Airlines, Pilots On Safety Precautions During Rainy Season

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised pilots, airline operators and other stakeholders in the nation’s aviation sector on the need for caution in their operations as hazardous weather associated with rainy season begins its manifestations in the airspace. The aviation sector regulator gave this charge on Tuesday in an Advisory Circular (AC) with […]

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West African Govts Begin Moves To Tackle Desertification Crisis

West African representatives from the ministries of planning and finance, environment, and other stakeholders gathered in Abidjan on 5-6 May 2022 for a capacity-building workshop on addressing land degradation and ecosystem restoration. The workshop was a precursor to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification conference, being held in Abidjan from 9 to 20 May. The […]

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FG, W/Bank Launch Project To Tackle Nigeria’s Environmental Challenges

The Nigerian government, in collaboration with the World Bank Group, has launched the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACReSAL) project, to address environmental challenges in Nigeria’s Northern region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a report quoted the Minister of Environment, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, at the pre-launch Mission of the World Bank on Sunday […]

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FG Introduces National Forest Policy To Improve Nigerians’ Livelihood

The Federal Government on Friday announced a National Forest Policy for sustainable forest management and promoting good forest governance to improve livelihood in the country. Speaking during the launching of the policy and commemoration of the  International Day on Forest in Abuja, the  Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said the policy would […]

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FCT Agency Seeks NCC’s Support On Satellite Towns’ Devt

The Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD), an agency of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has solicited the support of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in properly planning and development of satellite towns in the territory. The agency’s Coordinator, Obinna Ogwuegbu, made the call when he led an 11-man delegation on a courtesy visit to […]

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Nigeria’s Oil Output Drops 25,000 B/D, As Eni Reports Facility Blast

Eni, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC), has declared a Force Majeure on expected oil output at its Brass terminal in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, following a blast in one of its oil line facilities. With the serious damage to the firm’s facility, it means Nigeria would be recording a shortfall of 25,000 […]

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IWD 2022: Gender Equality Key to Sustainable Future – SEC DG

The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, has described year 2022 as key to achieving gender equality in the context of climate change and environmental and disaster risk reduction. Yuguda, who made this remark during the celebration of International Women’s Day with the theme ‘Gender Equality Today for […]

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Oando Debunks NNPC Allegation On Adulterated PMS Importation

The management of Oando Plc, a major marketing oil company, has faulted claims by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited that the company was among four suppliers that imported adulterated fuel into Nigeria. The NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, had on Wednesday night said the state-owned oil company on January 20, 2022, received […]

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Oil Communities Laud FG On OML 40 Contract Award To Nigerian Firm

Oil producing communities’ people along the Trans-Forcado pipelines and Escravos Warri Refinery  corridors have commended the Federal Government on the award of the contract of protecting the Nation’s critical assets in the oil-rich communities of Delta State to Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL), a Nigerian company. Ocean Marine Solutions Limited is one of Nigeria foremost […]