FG pledges local content in contracts, urges competitiveness
The Federal Government has pledged to promote local content in contracts as well as in science, engineering and technology. The government also urged engineers to key into competitiveness in the country.
Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system– Minister
Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the passage of Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system and enhance food security in the country.
FG moves to save water bodies from illegal mining activities in FCT
The Federal Government says it is articulating strategies to mining activities to save groundwater bodies supplying potable water to residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Minister of water resources, Suleiman Adamu said the government has been notified of the activities of gold miners in Kutasa community of Karshi area council and making efforts aimed…
That obnoxious water resources bill
At a time when Nigerians are clamouring for proper federalism that entails devolution of powers to the states and local authorities, the introduction of a Water Resources Bill...
Water Minister, coordinators move to end open defecation
• Lagos Appeals To Residents Over Water Shortage The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, virtually met with the state coordinators of the ‘Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet’ Campaign (CNC)’ recently, in Abuja, for updates on their achievements and challenges for the Open Defecation Free (ODF) campaign in Nigeria. In a statement issued by…
Minister blames states, councils for water scarcity
Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu, has attributed inadequate supply of potable water to the failure of state governments and councils to prioritise investment in essential water infrastructure, treatment and distribution.
COVID-19: FG says states to share N10bn for water, sanitation schemes
The Federal Government says N10 billion will be shared among states for the construction and rehabilitation of water schemes as part of efforts to end COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Buhari’s Chief of Staff: Who wears the crown!
It is barely a week since the remains of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, was laid to rest. Given the importance of the office and the fact that the wheel of governance never grinds to a halt....
Fayemi pledges to complete all abandoned projects
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi yesterday said that all projects abandoned by previous administrations would be completed by his administration for public use in a bid to put an end to the ugly trend of project abandonment in the state.