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Dear Honourable Minister, I wish to use this medium to congratulate you on your appointment as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. It is an honour well-deserved. It is also an elevation that naturally stirs mixed feelings in some of us who are very much aware of what Nigeria stands to miss in your absence. So far, you have ...

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Environment ministry, eight months after

By Greg Odogwu I am happy to announce to my esteemed readers that the remediation of the lead-polluted Shikira, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State has been commenced by the Federal Ministry of Environment. Sadly, this is coming one year and three months after the devastating outbreak of lead poisoning that killed about 30 children and left hundreds ...

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FG wants safe use of pesticides to tackle environmental concerns   

  By Etta Michael Bisong   Abuja   The Federal Government has called on stakeholders to ensure the use of quality and safe pesticides to tackle the concerns in agricultural production, as well as environmental protection to foster sustainable economic development in Nigeria.   Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who made the call in Abuja during a workshop organised by ...

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Follow The Money for Akon’s green passion

Greg Odogwu Last week’s visit of the Senegalese-American music icon, Akon, to the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, in New York City in the USA, strikes a remarkable resonance with the visit of America’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, to Nigeria. The two events took place around the same time. It was reported that the Senegalese singer ...

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COP 21: Nigeria’s Intervention at the Final Meeting of the Paris Committee to Adopt the Agreement on 12th December 2015

As  COP 21 is coming to a close in Paris, Head of Nigerian Delegates, Hon, Minister Amina J Mohammed has made an intervention at the final meeting. Read the intervention below:   Mr. President, Excellencies, ladies and Gentlemen I congratulate us all on the Paris Agreement, our collective effort to meet the expectations of those outside this hall We support ...

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Hon. Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed’s Statement at COP 21

Nigeria’s new Minister of Environment, Hajia Amina Mohammed is currently the head of delegation to the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Eleventh Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol in Paris, France. She delivered powerful statement at the event. Read below:        Mr. President and Excellences,        On behalf ...

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