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Frequently asked questions about green housing in Nigeria

Green housing in Nigeria

NREH correspondent was in an interview with Professor Charles Nyangete. He is the former MD of Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company(NMRC). In this interview, they discussed the advantages of green housing in Nigeria and some frequently asked questions by interested consumers. Please read below. NREH – What are the advantages of green housing in Nigeria? Prof Nyangete: Greenhouse is very useful ...

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Ecologist warns Nigerians to stop drilling boreholes near graves

drilling boreholes

An ecologist, Mr Richard Inyamkume, has advised Nigerians against drilling boreholes near graves, to prevent drinking poisonous water. Inyamkume, who is the Senior Programme Officer, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Initiative (CCMAI), gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. “There are implications for drilling boreholes in areas where corpses are ...

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Why Eko Atlantic City is a very bad idea – David Damiano

Eko Atlantic City

The coastal city of Lagos is the largest city in both Nigeria and all of Africa, with a metro area population of 21 million. It is one of only three mega-cities — cities with a population exceeding 10 million — in Africa, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. The rapid pace of Lagos’ growth means the city’s ...

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The World’s Cleanest Cities

World's cleanest cities

Last week we posted an article on the world’s dirtiest cities. A couple of high-flying African cities including Port Harcourt, Nigeria made that list. Today we will be doing the opposite of what we had last week. Let’s see ten of the world’s cleanest cities. All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all ...

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Minister for environment seeks collective action on climate change

climate change

“Convinced that the world’s response to global warming will define the legacy left for future generations, the Minister of State for Environment has reiterated the need to collectively address climate change and call for deeper care of the environment.” –The Guardian The minister Ibrahim Jibril made the call when a delegation from the Federal Ministry of Environment to Benue state ...

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Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

Climate change

Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs), ...

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Climate change: Germany to support Nigeria

Climate change: Germany spends over 50m to support Nigeria, others

“The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the German government spent over 50 million euro, to support Nigeria and other West African countries on research projects regarding climate change.”- Daily Trust   Jibril disclosed this during a meeting with a delegation from West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), led ...

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Experts speak on media role in promoting action against climate change

Stakeholders seek action towards Nigeria’s climate adaptation

Several professionals and experts have talked about the principle role the media can play in the protection of the environment, the preservation of nature and the fight against climate change. The Guardian reports that delegates, experts, journalists and reporters met at an event organized by the High Authority of Audiovisual Communication in the Green Zone at COP22. The aim is ...

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Lagos State to benefit from C40’s $3b grant to fight climate change

Lagos State to benefit from C40’s $3b grant to fight climate change

The Guardian reports that a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change, C40 has listed Lagos among cities to benefit from the $3 billion grant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks. According to The Guardian, the group supports cities to collaborate effectively, share knowledge and drive meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change. The ...

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COP 22: Nigeria make moves to revive Lake Chad basin

FG partners Morocco on renewable energy

The Guardian reports that Nigeria has announced plans to pursue the reviving Lake Chad Project in collaboration with African Union Commission at the on-going United Nations climate change conference. According to The Guardian , the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who made this known during a pre –press conference on COP22 in Abuja, said varying degrees of work, including the feasibility study ...

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