Dirty fuel import ban to become effective July 1, 2017 – FG

The Federal Government has said that the enforcement of the ban on the importation of dirty fuel with high sulphur content from Europe to...

Incoming U.N. chief appoints Nigeria’s Environment Minister as deputy

Incoming United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Nigeria's Environment Minister Amina Mohammed as his deputy secretary-general amid a push by more than...

FG loses $1b yearly to false gas flaring data

The  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu while speaking at the Gas Competence Seminar in Abuja yesterday, said the Federal...

FG to sell $63 million of green bonds in Q1 2017

Nigeria plans to raise 20 billion naira ($63 million) by March to help fund renewable energy projects, the first issuance of so-called green bonds...

Nigeria, four others ban dirty fuel imports from Europe – UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has said that Nigeria and four other West African countries have agreed to ban the importation of Europe’s...

NNPC, oil firms flare N163bn worth of gas in 9 months

Nigeria lost $535.07 million, about N163.33 billion to gas flaring in nine months, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), international and indigenous oil...

Lack of funds threatens Ogoni clean-up exercise

Unless the Federal Government provides adequate funds, it might be difficult to implement the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)’s report on Ogoniland beyond the...

Delta community cries out over spill, alleges huge losses

The Okirighwre Community in Sapele Local Council Delta State has expressed concern over recent oil spillage in its domain which it alleged destroyed livestock...

FG to back legislation on emission reduction

The federal government has stated its readiness to support legislative action that would lead to emission reduction and encourage the use of renewable energy...

FG releases guidelines for N78b green bonds projects

Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, at an event organised by the government on the theme “Exploring Alternative Sources of Funding for Climate Change Initiative:...

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