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To ensure that the oil producing environment in Nigeria is free of pollution from toxins and free radicals emitted by the oil companies, a Danish oil firm, DESMI, has mapped out strategies to bring emergency response solutions to the country. DESMI, which is working in partnership with its firms in Nigeria, Samdus Oil and Gas and Axflo Oil and Gas, manufactures equipment that is used to cleanse pollution from water. Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos during the weekend, Managing Director, DESMI Africa Limited, Leslie Andrews, noted that the company has partnered Samdus Oil and Gas and Axflo Oil […]

Danish firm, DESMI, partners Nigeria on oil pollution cleaning


The Clean Cook Stoves procured by former President Goodluck Jonathan administration for distribution to rural women in an effort to check the felling and use of trees for energy generation are virtually abandoned at the National Park along Airport Road, Abuja. Daily Trust reports that Hundreds of stoves were seen by its reporter lying under trees at the park without any form of covering or protection. The former president, through the Federal Ministry of Environment, awarded a N9.2 billion contract for the procurement of the stoves as part of efforts to address challenges of using firewood for cooking. It is […]

FG ‘N9.2bn’ Clean Cook Stoves rot away in park


In line with current act of whistle blowing aimed at curbing corruption and recovering the nation’s looted funds, Nigerians have been asked to extend the controversial act to issues related to the management of the environment. In an address delivered on Monday, June 5, 2017 to commemorate the World Environment Day, as reported by a Nigerian blog, EnviroNews Nigeria, Environment Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, said: “We sincerely urge everyone to not only continue to ‘whistle blow’ to recover the looted resources of this great nation, but to also whistle blow to expose the illegal exploitation of our natural […]

World Environment Day 2017: Nigerians urged to ‘whistle blow’ to ...