Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Ibrahim Jibril"

    Environment minister blames Benue flood on buildings constructed along water channels

Environment minister blames Benue flood on buildings constructed along water channels

Ibrahim Jibril, minister of state for environment, says buildings constructed along water channels caused the flood in Benue state.Esther Agbarakwe, media aide of the minister, quoted him as saying this after an assessment of the flooded areas.Jibril, who also a paid a visit to Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, commiserated with the people and reiterated the collective need to address [...]

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    INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

INTERVIEW: With ground work completed, Ogoni clean-up to start soon, says minister

On June 2, 2016, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo -- on behalf 0f President Muhammadu Buhari -- flagged off the Ogoni clean-up in Bodo, one of the most polluted regions of the Niger Delta and the entire world. Twelve months after, TheCable investigated the state of the clean-up, and found that the it is yet to take full force. In this interview with TheCable, [...]

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    OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

OGONI CLEAN-UP: We don’t want to start on a faulty note, says minister

Jibril Ibrahim, the minister of state for environment, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration does not want to start the clean-up of Ogoniland on a faulty note.In an interview with TheCable, the minister said the past administration employed 150 persons to the Hydrocarborn Pollution and Restoration Project (HYPREP), and 120 of them were without appointment letters.He said the government [...]

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    Nigeria to complete issuance of Africa’s first sovereign green bonds ‘in a few months’

Nigeria to complete issuance of Africa’s first sovereign green bonds ‘in a few months’

The federal ministry of environment as led by Ibrahim Jibril, minister of state for environment, is working with some other ministries, department and agencies on completing Africa's first sovereign green bonds.Green bonds are like regular bonds, with a slight difference – they can only be used to fund projects that have been identified to have environmental benefits and their contribution [...]

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