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Category: Environment

Environment, World

UNICEF appoints young Zimbabwean as climate advocate 

UNICEF Zimbabwe has announced the appointment of Nkosilathi Nyathi (17) as a UNICEF Youth Climate Advocate to advance the climate and environment agenda in Zimbabwe. His role will also include mobilising other young people to join the fight against climate change. The appointment comes as…

Environment, Health

FG committed to end open defecation- Minister 

The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to end open defecation in the country. Abubakar stated in Abuja on Thursday at a Ministerial Press Briefing held to commemorate the “2020 World Toilet Day” with the theme: “Sustainable…

Environment

158,000 people affected by Kebbi flooding – NEMA 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says no fewer than 158,000 people were affected by flood in 18 local government areas of Kebbi State. The Team Leader of NEMA’s Emergency Operation Centre in Sokoto, Alhaji Tukur Abubakar, made the disclosure in Birnin Kebbi on Monday…

Environment

UNESCO approves 3 additional biosphere reserves for Nigeria 

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has approved three additional biosphere reserves in Nigeria. Dr. Moma Enang, National Professional Officer, Natural Science Sector, UNESCO Regional Office, Abuja made the disclosure on Friday. Enang named the reserves as Oban Biosphere Reserve and Okwango Biosphere…

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