Tag: Water

FEC Approves Water Projects for Ogoni Land

Tanimu- March 3, 2021

More than Six Billion Naira is to be expended by the Federal Government on the construction of critical water projects in Four local government areas ... Read More

FG denies privatisation of Dams

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu on Tuesday denied claims that it was privatising the nation’s dams, saying what was being done was ... Read More

Microplastics Have Contaminated The Deepest Part of World’s Ocean – Study Shows

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2018

The deepest part of the world’s ocean and its hadal bottom waters have been polluted by microplastics, according to a study published in Geochemical Perspectives ... Read More

Lagos Govt Repairs Akute Intakes Water Leakages

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2018

Mr Muminu Badmus, the Managing Director, Lagos Water Corporation, on Thursday assured residents in areas affected by ongoing repairs of water leakages at the Akute ... Read More

SEMA Comes to the Aid of Flood Victims in Kebbi

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in Kebbi says it has distributed relief materials to victims of flood disaster at Alfagai and Bangola villages in ... Read More

FG to Complete All Abandoned Water Projects

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2018

Dr. Elijah Aderibigbe, the Director, Irrigation and Drainage, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has assured that the Federal Government will complete all abandoned water projects ... Read More

Lagos Boat Regatta will Attract Investors, Boost Revenue – Ayorinde

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 29, 2018

Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, is set to host a boat regatta funfair to boost internal revenue. Lagos funfare, ... Read More

Commissioner Warns on Illegal Connection as Keffi and Its Environs Gets Tap Water After 4 Years

Tanimu- February 2, 2018

Following the sustained efforts by the Administration of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura to ensure regular supply of water to urban areas of the state, the ... Read More

#PhotoNews: Is Not A Mining Site Rather Its The Only Source of Water To Kwarin Misau In Gombe

Tanimu- August 3, 2017

Misau quarry is in the out-skate of Gombe Town which is also popularly known as Kwarin Misau serves as the only source of water for ... Read More

Flood Update: 10 Missing, 2 Bodies Recovered In Suleja

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2017

The Chairman of Suleja Local Government of Niger, Malam Abdullahi Maje, has confirmed 10 persons missing and two bodies recovered in flood in the area ... Read More

Ship Wreck Removal Process To Be Reviewed – NIMASA DG

Suleiman Idris- January 24, 2017

  The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr Dakuku Peterside has said the Agency will revisit the procedure of wreck ... Read More

FG Should Declare State of Emergency On Water Supply – Gov. Al-Makura

Tanimu- November 23, 2016

Gov.Tanko Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa state on Tuesday has appealed to the federal government to declare a state of emergency on water supply considering its ... Read More

Kashimbila Dam Would Provide Protection, Electricity, Support Agriculture

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 28, 2016

·      As Minister Fasola undertakes working tour of project in Kashimbila, Taraba State ·      Appeals to host communities to take ownership , remain peaceful to ... Read More

Chibok Girls: President Buhari Commends Red Cross

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2016

President Buahri with ICRC President Mr Peter Maurer President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the role played by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ... Read More

AfDB Worried Over The Challenges Of Post-Harvest Losses

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has expressed worries over the challenge of post-harvest losses in Africa, calling on all concerned stakeholders to proffer immediate solutions. ... Read More

The Maritime Industry Is The Next Big Thing To Happen To Nigeria – NIMASA DG

Suleiman Idris- August 11, 2016

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has observed that the maritime industry is the next big ... Read More

Flood Alert: NEMA Calls For Immediate Evacuation Of People Residing In Affected Areas

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2016

The national Emergency Management Agency, NEMA has stressed the need for immediate evacuation of people residing in communities along the banks of River Niger and ... Read More