Nigerian CSOs storm COP28 to advocate for global climate policy

A delegation of Nigerian civil society groups is currently in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), as they look forward to actively participate in this year’s 28th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention…

WaterAid, PepsiCo Foundation provides clean water, toilets for 2000 students in Lagos

WaterAid has partnered with the Lagos State Government to commissioned newly installed 6,000-litre solar-powered borehole, rehabilitated seven compartments of toilets and group of handwashing stations at Community and LGA Primary schools at Ijegun. Speaking at the ocassion, the Country Director,…

NCF, Ford Foundation sponsor climate justice CSOs to COP28 in Dubai

As part of effort to strengthen Civil Society Organizations’ (CSO) voices on climate justice in Nigeria, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has partnered Ford Foundation to provided funding support for members of the Nigeria Climate Justice Alliance (NCJA). The Director-General,…

Nigeria targets $10bn revenue through national shipping line

The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, says the ministry will consider the re-establishment of a National Shipping Line through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Oyetola said this at the maiden stakeholders roundtable engagement on Advancing Sustainable…

Lagos commits to ramp up enforcement to reclaim drainages

The Lagos State Government has expressed commitment to ramp up monitoring and enforcement enforcement to reclaim drainage alignments in the state. The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, made the commitment on Sunday said that the government…

Experts enlighten CSOs on principles that underpin climate justice

Nigeria’s civil society organizations have increased their capacity to understand the concepts of climate justice and climate change, which are essential for understanding their applications within the context of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations. This…

COP 28: CSOs encouraged to increase capacity on UNFCCC Objectives and Processes

Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria have been urged on the need to acquaint themselves with the necessary history, principles and objectives of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and leverage on the latest information in the course…

Stakeholders Advocate for Green Hydrogen Inclusion in Nigeria’s Energy Mix. 

Participants have called for increased focus and inclusion of Green Hydrogen as part of the Energy Transition Plan. The call was made at the Second German-Nigerian symposium on Green Hydrogen held in Abuja. Organized by the German Nigerian Hydrogen Office.…

SPP, DCC, NGF to unveil report on mapping of climate impact across Nigeria

The Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP) in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change of the Federal Ministry of Environment, and the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) is to launch and discuss the report of a survey on climate change…

COP28: BHC project seeks to strengthen CSOs engagement with climate policy

Three not-for-profit organisations – Centre For 21st Century Issues (C21st), EnviroNews Development Network (Endenet) and Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP) – are involved in a project aimed at improving the communication, lobbying and advocacy competencies of climate civil society…

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