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TotalEnergies, Masdar, Siemens Energy Collaborate to Drive Green Hydrogen Development

During the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2022, TotalEnergies, Masdar and Siemens Energy all signed a collaboration agreement to act as co-developers on green hydrogen project. The project aims to establish a demonstrator plant at Masdar City for green hydrogen production to convert carbon dioxide into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Masdar City is Abu Dhabi’s flagship sustainable urban development. Francois Good, ...

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CSR-in-Action Partners IBWU Foundation, Launches Cleaner Communities Initiative

Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost sustainability consulting, advocacy and training enterprise, CSR-in-Action, has entered a partnership with It-Begins-With-U (IBWU) Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation based out of Canada, led by a volunteer team passionate about bringing about positive attitudinal change in Nigerian communities. The team are working on a collective passion to give back to the community through sustainable environmental project leading to ...

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Environmental Laws: NESREA to Enhance Enforcement, Compliance in Gombe

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) says it is working to enhance compliance and enforcement of environmental laws in Gombe State and across the Northeast states. Mr Charles Sharah, the North-East Zonal Director of NESREA said this in an interview on Monday, January 24, 2022, in Gombe, the state capital. Sharah said that the agency would strengthen ...

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Nigeria’s Clean Energy To Advance With AGG-Bboxx $5 Million Deal

Bboxx, a next-generation utility expanding access to clean energy and clean cooking across Africa in the current arrangement has signed a second transaction for a US$5.5mn loan with AGG to accelerate clean energy drive in the continent. The latest agreement will help drive efforts to overcome barriers to clean cooking adoption by providing accessible commercial solutions. It includes addressing issues ...

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OgoniLand : Shell’s Exit has Cost Nigeria $178 Billion Loss — MOSOP

Movement for Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has said the Royal Dutch Shell’s exit from farming crude oil in Ogoniland, Rivers State, since 1993 has cost Nigeria at least $178.85 billion in losses. Factional President of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke, in a statement in Port Harcourt, yesterday, equated the figure to an estimated N72 trillion, saying it “represents oil revenue ...

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Bodo Vs Shell: Community Accuse British Lawyer of Underhand Dealings in £55 Million Oil Spill Compensation

…….Allege £30m unaccounted for……… Bodo community in Rivers State has accused its British Solicitor and Senior Partner, Leigh Day & Co, Mr. Martyn Day, of short-changing over 14,000 beneficiaries in the £55 million compensation paid by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in 2015. The community in over a dozen correspondences between its representatives and the lawyer, copies of which were ...

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NEPZA to Partner Institute to Reposition Multi-billion-Naira Precious Stones Industry

In a bid to reposition the country’s jewelries and gemological industry, the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has said that it is on the verge of convincing the Ministry of Solid Minerals and the Gemological Institute of Nigeria to jointly adopt the free trade zone model to customise the exploration, refining, production and the marketing of variety of expensive ...

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60 Communities Benefit from NPDC Scholarship Scheme in Edo, Delta

No fewer than 60 communities across Edo and Delta are benefitting from the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) annual scholarship scheme organised for its host communities. Mr Dahiru Abubakar, Manager, Community Relations Department, NPDC, made this known on Saturday during the conduct of the year 2020/2021 scholarship examination organised by NPDC in Warri, Delta. Represented by the team Lead ...

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Subsidy Removal: Golden Opportunity to Adopt Carbon Freee, Dividend Policy – CCI

The Citizens’ Climate International (CCI), an NGO, says the proposed fuel subsidy removal by the Federal Government will avail Nigeria opportunity to adopt Carbon Fee and Dividend Policy. Mr David Terungwa, Africa Regional Coordinator of the organisation, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Terunguwa said that CCI is a U.S. based non-profit ...

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Loaded 33,000 Litres Fuel Tanker Falls in Apongbon, Lagos Island

A tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Aitomated Gas Oil (AGO) Popularly knowns as diesel has fallen at Apongbon area, a densely populated area of Lagos Island. Platforms Africa reports that the truck was moving from Mainland, inward Island. While the incident set jitters down the spines of some residents, others, however, besieged the accident spot and started scooping the ...

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