The Paris Climate Agreement is an international treaty that aims to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. The agreement was signed in 2015 by 195 countries, including Nigeria, which is one of the countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and one of the largest economies on the continent. It is also one of the largest oil-producing countries in the world, which makes it a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Nigeria`s contribution to global emissions is relatively low, accounting for less than 1% of global emissions. However, the country is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and droughts.

To meet its commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement, Nigeria has developed a National Action Plan on Climate Change. The plan outlines the steps needed to reduce emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Some of the key strategies include:

1. Increasing the use of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power.

2. Improving energy efficiency in buildings and industry.

3. Encouraging the use of public transportation and reducing reliance on private vehicles.

4. Implementing sustainable agricultural practices that reduce emissions and increase resilience to climate change.

5. Enhancing the resilience of cities and infrastructure to climate change impacts such as flooding and sea-level rise.

While Nigeria has made progress in implementing its National Action Plan, there are still significant challenges to overcome. One of the biggest challenges is financing. Nigeria will need significant investments to implement its climate change strategies, and this will require the involvement of the private sector, development partners, and international organizations.

Another challenge is the need for greater awareness and education about climate change. Many Nigerians are not aware of the impacts of climate change or what they can do to reduce their carbon footprint. Greater public awareness and education can help to mobilize action and build momentum for climate action.

In conclusion, the Paris Climate Agreement is an important framework for Nigeria and other countries to address the urgent challenge of climate change. Nigeria has made progress in developing its National Action Plan, but there is still much work to be done. Ensuring adequate financing, building public awareness, and working collaboratively with international partners will be essential to achieving Nigeria`s commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement.