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Nigeria, ILO, UNIDO and UNDP sign MoU on Just Transition Roadmap

By Dr Austine Sadiq Okoh   The National Council on Climate Change (NCCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…

The role of parliament in driving Nigeria’s long term climate goals

By Chukwumerije Okereke   the Nigerian Parliament, like other parliaments, has a huge role to play in ensuring that the country meets its long-term climate ambitions. However, the path ahead demands more than legislative frameworks and oversight. It calls for…

Adequate planning, technological investment can boost Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Transition – Maren

Hon. Solomon Maren, National Coordinator of the African Parliamentary Network on Climate Action, has admonished the Nigerian government to embrace adequate and long-term planning backed by robust policy implementation to accelerate Nigeria’s oil and gas transition. Hon. Maren spoke as…

Prince Israel Orekha: Profile of a Climate and Justice Activist

By Chinedu Nsofor   Prince Orekha is a prominent figure in empowering marginalized communities, particularly in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, with over eight years of dedicated experience in environmental and climate justice advocacy. He is a dedicated local community activist,…

Gbadegesin Drives Bold Initiatives at LAWMA

By Bolaji Israel Lagos, the bustling metropolis of Nigeria, is home to over 20 million people. With such a massive population, managing waste and maintaining a hygienic environment become a daunting task. However, one man has risen to the challenge,…

Ekwueme Varsity, World Resources Institute, to Present Report on Implications of Oil & Gas Transition on Nigerian Economy

By Elochukwu Anieze   The Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, in collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington, DC, is holding an online event to present key findings from recent national…

Ekwueme University & Oversees Development Institute presents report on oil subsidy and Nigeria’s energy transition

By Elochukwu Anieze   The Centre for Climate Change and Development (CCCD) at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, in collaboration with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) London, is holding an online event to present the key findings from the recent national…

Climate Resilience: Adaptation measures that ensure effective community climate action

By Timothy Ogenyi Climate change impacts on the local communities are high because they depend primarily on natural resources. Their dependence on agriculture, forestry, and fishing sectors makes them more vulnerable to climate-related impacts such as droughts, floods, and extreme…

Why Nigeria must Channel Petroleum Subsidy Savings Towards Driving Green Growth and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

By Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke   In a daring move, Nigeria’s President, His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, declared the immediate abolition of fuel subsidies during his Inaugural Address on May 29, 2023, stating quite simply that “subsidy is gone”.…

Strengthening national climate action plan through the building of subnational climate policies

By Timothy Ogenyi Climate change is emerging as a hot topic in Nigeria, increasingly featuring in national discussions and political debates. The Nigerian government has also made many important commitments to addressing the national climate crisis and strategic policies to…

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