CLIMATE CHANGE: THE SUNNY SIDE OF CORRUPTION By Matthew Abah-Enyi

  Antonio Guterres: The ninth and incumbent United Nations Secretary General President Donald Trump of USA Next to the universal faith-based belief amongst most religious adherents that life on earth istransient and that what befalls man here-after is relatable to his here-and-now, the consensus on the threat Climate Change, a reaction to Global Warming, poses to the totality of living organism on...

FACT-BASED LINK BETWEEN LAND DEGRADATION AND NATIONAL SECRURITY – BAUCHI STATE IN A BATTLE AGAINST DERSETIFICATION – By: Matthew Abah-Enyi with reports from researchers in the fields

“When land degradation reaches a level, it seriously threatens people’s livelihoods, it can turn into a security issue. Data from 2007 show that 80% of major armed conflicts affecting society occurred in vulnerable dry ecosystems”, Ms Monique Barbut Executive Secretary UN Convention to Combat Desertification. Antonio Guterres: The ninth and incumbent United Nations Secretary General Bauchi state...

STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT REPORT ON NASARAWA STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS. THE SECURITY IMPLICATIONS OF LAND DEGRADATION

One of the economic and historical challenges Nigeria has continued to contend with since the onset of the twenty-first century is the one that presents itself in the form of National Security problems. It is both economic and historical because there cannot be any form of economic development without a firm national security system that can motivate wholesome national economic planning and implementation...

LANGTANG SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA’S LAND DEGRADATION PROFILE Up-dated in April 2015

Hon Chairman, Hon Bendel Mancwat Domfa in long-term battle to uplift the people of the L.G.A Langtang-South Local Government Area of Plateau state, North-Central Nigeria is one of the Council Areas in the state where the quests for viable land resources for human habitation and farming activities is as important as life itself. Competition for land space has led to security-threatening skirmishes that...

A CLARION CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

  Environmental Degradation as an Economic Albatross with National Security?Implications A CLARION CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA ENUGU STATE COMPONENT Research Team led, and report written by Matthew Abah When the first United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the first Earth Summit, took place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil in June 1992, Development...

IDOMA ELITE GROUP HONORS ACHIEVERS

By Ada Abah The Idoma Forum, Jos, a branch of the well-known development-focused Idoma National Forum on Saturday, 17th November, rolled  out the red carpets for those it views as heroes of development in Idoma land in particular and Nigeria in general as they were honored with Awards of Excellence as symbols of recognition and encouragements for their invaluable contributions to national development....

THE NIGERIAN GREAT GREEN WALL: END OF THE ENDLESS WAITING?

By Abah Matthew Abah-Eny   Twelve years ago, the United Nations Agencies responsible for combating desertification organized a Special Conference in Germany. Central on the conference’s Agenda list was the economic strangulation that stared Nigeria and Niger republic in the faces as a result of their fast-worsening desertification problems. When it became time for Nigeria to present its...

DESERTIFICATION: NORTHERN NIGERIAS ECONOMIC EXTERMINATION PROCESS IN SLOW MOTION

The federal government of Nigeria under the leadership of president Goodluck Jonathan has shown the evidence of having woken up to the huge shock that is chilling the bones of world leaders as a result of the Environmental Armageddon that stares humanity in the face. ?He has demonstrated this by the kind of front-burner-development-issues attention his government has given to the Green-Wall project...