Lafarge Africa Plc Pioneers Green Depot in Nigeria, Sets New Industry Standards

Lafarge Africa Plc inaugurates its first-ever green depot in Abeokuta, Nigeria, showcasing a commitment to sustainable practices and setting new benchmarks for the industry. In a bold move signifying a leap towards an environmentally-conscious future, Lafarge Africa Plc has unveiled…

Road to COP29: Highest Climate Ambitions Needed to Decarbonize World

by Cecilia Russell (Nairobi)   The road to COP29 has begun in earnest in the backdrop of a global climate report indicating that not only was 2023 the warmest year in a 174-year climate record, it was the warmest by…

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”.…

MOMAN unveils New Identity; Rebrands to MEMAN to signal new strategic energy direction

Signalling the dawn of a new era, the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), earlier today unveiled their rebranded identity as the Major nergies Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN). The launch highlights MEMAN’s commitment to sustainability through the NMDPRA…

COP 28: Egbetokun, Akpoyibo seek global collaboration for the Nigeria Police Green Initiative

Nigeria Police Green Initiative launched at COP28 Ensures commitment of Security Forces to Nigeria’s Energy Transition   The Inspector General of Police, Mr Kayode Egbetokun, speaking on ‘Saving People with Environment’, at a side event at the ongoing COP28 in…

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…

India Energy Week to showcase India’s leadership in navigating the dynamic energy landscape in its second edition

The second edition of India Energy Week (IEW) will be hosted in Goa from February 6th to 9th 2024, by the Federation of Indian Petroleum [FIPI] Industry under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.   India Energy…

Nigeria–Germany Partnership Expand as President Tinubu Witnesses Signing of $500M Renewable Energy Pact and Gas Export Agreement

The burgeoning economic partnership between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Federal Republic of Germany witnessed further expansion and strengthening as two important agreements were signed between Nigerian and German businesses on Tuesday. Speaking in Berlin, Germany, at the…

350.org and Local Groups Kick Off Global Month of Action to Call for Shift to Renewable Energy

As Africa bears the brunt of worsening climate impacts such as flooding, droughts and storms, communities are calling on the governments to hold polluters accountable by making them pay through taxing their earnings   Starting November 3, 350.org together with…

Alternative Fuel: Stakeholders x-ray realities of Nigeria’s energy transition

The BusinessDay / MOMAN Policy Intervention Series once again played host to an impact oriented stakeholder group; who came together to x-ray the entire gamut of the energy transition and what Nigeria must do to overcome the challenges to smooth…

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