Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag "Ministry of Environment"

    EXCLUSIVE: How I tackled illegal wood export and deforestation, by Amina Mohammed

EXCLUSIVE: How I tackled illegal wood export and deforestation, by Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, has strongly denied claims that she was involved in the illegal export of African rosewood, also known as kosso, from Nigeria to China, a trade estimated to be worth $1 billion in the last four years.The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a non-governmental organisation that specialises in investigating environmental crimes, claimed that [...]

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    Whose interests are Minister Mallam and the Environment Impact Assessment Law serving?

Whose interests are Minister Mallam and the Environment Impact Assessment Law serving?

 Last week, Minister of Environment, Laurentia Mallam announced the suspension of work on the second Niger Bridge.Mallam had stated categorically that the project was suspended because the Environment Impact Assessment Law was not taken into consideration before work on the site of the bridge commenced.Without attempting to pooh-pooh the minister’s good intentions, her brandishing of the Environment Assessment Law at [...]

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