Group says plan to reintroduce water resources bill unacceptable-CAPPA

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill which was withdrawn on Tuesday More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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Alleged environmental degradation: ECOWAS court fixes Oct. 27 for $37bn damages suit

  The ECOWAS Court of Justice has fixed Oct. 27, 2020 to hear a $37 billion suit in damages filed by 11 persons representing the oil producing communities. In a statement recently the court said that the plaintiffs More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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FG expresses readiness to support Cross River in environmental restoration- Minister

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Federal Ministry of Environment has expressed its readiness to support the Cross River State Government in environmental restoration with a view to protect its biodiversity. Minister of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Alleged environmental degradation: ECOWAS court fixes Oct. 27 for $37bn damages suit

  The ECOWAS Court of Justice has fixed Oct. 27, 2020 to hear a $37 billion suit in damages filed by 11 persons representing the oil producing communities. In a statement recently the court said that the plaintiffs More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Group says plan to reintroduce water resources bill unacceptable-CAPPA

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Ikeazor supports establishment of National Institute for Environmental studies

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor has expressed support for the establishment of a National Institute of Environmental Studies that would provide the necessary expertise More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Why it’s time to Make Big Polluters Pay, by CAPPA

Speaking on the Global Launch of the Liability Roadmap to Make Big Polluters Pay on Tuesday, in Lagos, Akinbode Oluwafemi, Executive Director of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Minister commends biosafety agency for GMO regulation efforts

Environment Minister of State, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for its efforts in ensuring that the activities of modern biotechnology and its products are properly More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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Climate Change Education Should Be Included In The Curriculum Of Nigerian Schools At All Levels

Climate change can be regarded as one of the utmost challenges facing the world today and it is possibly the single most significant environmental problem of our time. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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Groups urge minister to reject tobacco industry sponsored draft policy on alternative cigarettes

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Civil society and public health groups under the aegis of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) have opposed the “Draft Policy on Conventional Tobacco and Non-Combusted Alternatives More...