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Voice of Nigeria News on Environment and climate issues

FCTA begins waste evacuation at illegal dumpsite in Karu

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has begun the evacuation of waste from an illegal dumpsite in Karu, which has hitherto become a menace...

UN partners with IRRI to produce climate-friendly rice

UN Environment and the International Rice Research Institute have signed a new agreement to reinforce their long-standing collaboration to promote innovative environment-friendly technologies for...

160 nations pledge support to combat threat of mercury

In a landmark display of international cooperation, more than 160 countries have expressed committed to tackling menace of mercury, one of the world's greatest...

Flood sacks workers from office in Asaba

Heavy flooding has prevented Delta State civil servants from accessing their offices at the Old Secretariat Complex on Summit Road, Asaba. The flood followed a...

NGO seeks introduction of climate change in Nigerian schools

Mr Mohammed Zakari, Coordinator, African Climate Reporters, an NGO, has sought for the introduction of climate change as a topic in secondary schools. This he said...

Boroh, others for World Habitat Award

A Non Governmental Organization, World Habitat Ambassadors Foundation (WHAF) says it will honour Brig- Gen Paul Boroh (Rtd), Special Adviser on Niger Delta to...

China diverts water to Arid North in massive project

China has transferred 10 billion cubic meters of fresh water from the country’s South to its drought-prone North in the few years since a...

NESREA urges Nigerians to safeguard environment for sustainable development

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), South-West Zone, has urged members of the public to safeguard their environments to guarantee sustainable...

Law maker calls for empowerment of Nigerian youths

Societal development and nation building can only be sustained when youths are empowered. Also, the idea of national growth and progress will materialise only if...

Hydrologists warn of impending water crisis by 2020

The Nigerian Association of Hydrogeologists (NAH), has warned of impeding water crisis by 2020 because of poor management of groundwater basins. The President of the...