GAMJI PROJECT

The proposed project by AshakaCem Plc is the capacity expansion of their existing AshakaCem plant. This project is also known as the Gamji Project. It is located in Ashaka village, Funakaye Local Government Area, Gombe state, Nigeria. The proposed…

ASHAKA HYDRO-STUDY PROJECT

LafargeHolcim., a cement aggregate producing company, is proposing to expand its production capacity by over 200% in addition to building a coal fired power plant.

ARAB CONTRACTORS REPORT

One of Arab Contractors’ projects is the Mpape quarry which was commissioned in 1998. The main aim of the quarry is to cater to the rapidly increasing construction and development works being undertaken by Arab Contractors in the Federal Capital…

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) FOR LAFARGE AFRICA PLC (AJANAKU GRANITE) QUARRY

Mining is the extraction of minerals occurring naturally, such as coal, ores, crude oil, natural gas, and stones. Lafarge Africa plc through its arm of ReadyMix produces concrete solutions and its primary constituent is the granite stone. Proper…

OZONE LAYER DEPLETION: ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS IN NIGERIA

Ozone layer is a deep layer in earth’s atmosphere that contains ozone which is a naturally occurring molecule containing three oxygen atoms. These ozone molecules form a gaseous layer in the Earth’s upper atmosphere called stratosphere.…

10 SIMPLE HABITS YOU CAN CHANGE TO HELP SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

You can save the environment in your own little way by changing some habits of yours. It may seem small, but taking these steps is pertinent to our survival on planet earth. Here are 10 simple things you can do.     1. Turn off lights…

5 WAYS TO REDUCE OUR DAILY WASTE

As humans, we use a lot of items everyday which end up increasing our pile of waste. Waste, when not properly disposed is disastrous to the environment. Slow decomposition of solid waste constitutes a nuisance to our environment by polluting…

HOW TO CURB OPEN DEFECATION AND URINATION

According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 50 million Nigerians still practice Open Defecation and Urination. Unfortunately, even with our reputation as the giant of Africa, Nigeria ranks in the top 3 in Open Defecation in the world.…

WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM CONTENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT?

An environmental impact assessment shall include at least the following minimum matters, that is –   (a) a description of the proposed activities;   (b) a description of the potential affected environment including…

HOW TO GET AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATE IN NIGERIA

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a process used to assess the probable positive and negative environmental, health and social impacts of a proposed project. The process provides regulatory agencies such as Federal Ministry of Environment…