Ministry donates 5m tree seedlings, partners NDA on waste management

June 22, 2020 Helen Oji 0

The Federal Ministry of Environment is to assist the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) with over 5 million tree seedlings of various species, as part of efforts to meet President Muhammadu Buhari’s target of planting 25 million trees within the year 2020, to mitigate the effects of climate change in the country.  Minister of Environment, Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Abubakar, made this Read More

Anambra kicks off erosion control with energy saving-bulbs

June 18, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra state chapter of Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Thursday, said it has kicked off distribution of about 27,000 units of energy saving bulbs and seedlings to 34 communities for erosion control.The NEWMAP state project coordinator, Mr Michael Ivenso, who disclosed this while presenting some of the items to Abagana community in Njikoka local government area, said Read More

World Environment Day: Biodiversity is antidotes to pandemic- FG

June 8, 2020 Helen Oji With agency 0

The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has advocated for restoration, conservation and protection of biodiversity as key antidotes to COVID-19 recovery. He disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abuja, adding that as we continue to battle with the crisis as environmentalists, “we must continue to contribute our quota in the collective efforts being made to contain the spread Read More