Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has begins a new plan in a revised policy to get rid of the use of kerosene in the country by 2030.
Buhari who announced this during a virtual meeting hosted by the US President, Joe Biden on Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change (MEF), said it is part of Nigeria’s commitment for a safer and healthier global climate.
According to Channels Television report, the President also listed the country’s updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to include increase in the use of bus rapid transit as a means of transportation for the general public, 50 per cent reduction in the fraction of crop residues burnt by 2030 and implementation of forest programmes.
He revealed that the NDC is a contribution to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, submitted to replace the interim contribution of May 27, 2021.
In 2012, the federal government commenced a new policy draft known as the National strategic policy for LPG in collaboration with stakeholders in the petroleum industry, to phase out kerosene and firewood usage in the country and adopt the cooking gas as an alternative, however, 10 years after, that policy is yet to crystallize.
In other news, A Nigerian lawyer identified as @Egi_Nupeha has started that landlords cannot unilaterally increase the rent of their tenants.
According to @Egi_Nupe both the landlord and tenant must agree for the rent to be increased but if the landlord insists on increasing the rent, the tenant should demand for a quit notice. He further stated that when the duration of the quit notice expires, only a court order can eject the tenant from the property.
“Your landlord cannot unilaterally increase rent, both of you must agree. If he insists, tell him to serve quit notice. After the expiration, only a court order can eject you from the property,” he tweeted.