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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Osun arrests 26 over indiscriminate refuse dumping

Osun Waste Management Authority
The Acting General Manager, Osun Waste Management Agency (OWMA), Mr Femi Ogunbamiwo, says that the agency has arrested and prosecuted 26 individuals for indiscriminate waste dumping. He stated this in the state capital, Osogbo on Monday, June 17. Ogunbamiwo disclosed that the arrests were made by the agency’s officers designated to apprehend those caught disposing waste in non-designated areas. “To check indiscriminate...

Flood: Stakeholders Agitate Tougher Sanctions For Indiscriminate Waste Disposal

The stakeholders advised the government to implement laws that will restore and conserve degraded wet-lands and flood plains in the state.

NNPC Seeks To End Gas Flaring In Nigeria

gas flaring
At an event to commemorate the World Environment Day on Tuesday in Abuja, the Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) reiterated its dedication to making the environment free of air pollution and ending gas flare in the country.

Nestle, Recycle Point rid Okun-Ajah community of waste

Nestle
The cleanup activity was carried out by over 250 of its staff volunteers along with their families.

France, Nigeria To Sustain Partnership On Environmental Protection

“Environmental challenge is huge not only in Nigeria but all over the world; we need to tackle issues about climate change and preservation of flora and fauna all around the world.

Kogi Govt Tasks Residents On Air Pollution

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Yahaya cried over the state of air pollution in the state, stating that inhaling polluted air possessing serious health dangers like lung cancer and others.

LASG To Institute 6 Air Quality Monitoring Stations

“We must form new habits and do whatever is necessary to make our air fresh and our water clean,” Mr. Abiodun said, while positing that a better environment can be achieved if it means our culture.

Air Pollution: National Vehicle Emission Standard Must Be Implemented – NES

Nigerian Environmental Society
The Nigerian Environmental Society, Lagos Island Chapter (NESLIC), has charged the government to commence implementation of the National Vehicle Emission Standard to reduce air pollution from automobiles. Chairman of the chapter, Mr Chuks Umege said this at an event to commemorate the World Environment Day on Friday. The World Environment Day is celebrated every June 5 to encourage awareness and action for the protection...

Pollution: Group urges FG to remove Shell from Ogoni clean-up exercise

Ogoni clean-up
A group, Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has called on the Federal Government to exclude Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) from the Ogoni clean-up exercise. A member of the group, Mr Mike Karikpo, stated this at an event to commemorate the World Environmental Day tagged: “Air Pollution”, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported on Thursday. According to him, Shell should...

Flooding: Why Lagos Must Revisit Lekki Corridor Master Plan – Expert

Lekki flood
A former Chairman, Nigeria Environment Society (NES), Lagos Island Chapter, Mr Victor Emevbore, has said that the state government would reduce perennial flooding in the state by revisiting the abandoned Lekki Corridor master plan. He said that flooding in Lekki and environs would have been effectively curtailed if the state had fully implemented the master plan. “There is no way you build on non-monitored...
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