Flooding in the past few weeks had claimed lives in states such as Katsina, where no fewer than 40 people died on Monday with houses among other property destroyed.
Yakubu Zull, the Media Assistant to the Conservator-General, also said in a press statement on Tuesday in Abuja that one staff member has bagged the Paradise Rangers Award for meritorious service.
The Minister of State for Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, made this known on Friday while inspecting medical outreach in Terabor General Hospital, Gokana Local Government Area of the state.
The minister, represented by Malam Shehu Ahmed, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, said this on Thursday in Abuja at a one-day workshop on how to combat illegal wildlife trade and international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and…
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, in a statement obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria, denied the allegations being widely circulated in the media against the ex-Minister of Environment.
Jibril stated this on Monday in Makurdi while on assessment tour of the flooded areas and some camps for the Internally Displaced Persons in the state.
Operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service, Cross River and Akwa Ibom Commands intercepted three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 600 animals at the NIWA jetty, Calabar on July 24.
Jibril said this on Monday in Abuja at a workshop organised by National Biosafety Management Agency and Programme for Biosafety Systems to stimulate the collaboration of regulatory agencies
Benoit Bosquet, an official of the World Bank, stated this at the Climate Change Knowledge Immersion Workshop in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday