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Climate Disclosure Guidelines for Nigerian Stock Market Underway

UNDP commends Nigeria on Climate Smart Agriculture

The UN Development Programme has commended Nigerian Government’s efforts in promoting climate resilience agriculture and…

Lagos residents to pay more for waste management — LAWMA

Fabian Ekeruche Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says the authority is proposing a 50 per…

$425m facility to fund gas midstream projects in Ghana

By Nasi Hako / Esi-Africa Hogan Lovells has announced that it has advised Barak Fund and TriLinc on an 8-year $425m facility with Genser Energy Ghana to fund gas midstream projects. The facility will be used to refinance existing debt…

Study connects climate hazards to 58% of infectious diseases

Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says. Researchers looked through the medical literature of established cases…

FG adopts innovative approach to fund climate change mitigation—DG

By Fabian Ekeruche The Federal Government has adopted innovative approach, including carbon tax, to fund the mitigation of the impact of climate change in the country. The Director-General, National Council on Climate Change, Dr Salisu Dahiru, disclosed in Lagos on the sidelines…

ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – FG

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, the Honourable Minister for Environment, said this at the ACreSAL technical workshop on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of…

AfDB to deliver certified wheat, seeds to 20 million farmers —Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwumi Adesina says the bank is set to deliver climate-adapted, certified wheat and other staple crops seeds to 20 million farmers. Adesina said this in a document titled, “Averting an African Food Crisis:…

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household waste generation in the country. The experts spoke at a one-day sensitisation workshop on environmental protection organised on Monday, August 8,…

Electricity customers increase to 10.51m in 2021

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the number of Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) customers in Nigeria increased from 10.37 million in 2020 to 10.51 million in 2021. This is according to the NBS Nigeria Electricity Report 2021 released in…

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