How to revive Lake Chad, improve Benue River
The above caption was at page 60 of The Guardian of Monday, February 26, 2018. The intention was to inform the general public of the plight of fellow Nigerians and other citizens of the riparian state of Lake Chad.
FG to publish spending details, locations of water, sanitation projects
The Federal Government has said it would publish details of spending and locations of water and sanitation projects from 2010 to 2016, as well as details of allocations to the 36 states of the country.This was sequel to a request by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) on ack of Freedom of Information (FOI) Act.
FG to declare emergency in water supply sector
Worried about declining access to potable water, the Federal Government may declare an emergency in the sector. The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has disclosed.
FG to generate $25b from proposed economic labs in 2018
The Federal Government plans to generate about $25 billion in foreign and domestic investments from the launch of its economic “Focused Laboratories” next month.
FG mulls cheaper solution to recharge drying Lake Chad
The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin.
Federal Government loses N3tr to illegal gold, lead mining, others
The Federal Government yesterday declared it lost about N3.23trillion ($9billion) in revenue that should have accrued from gold exports, putting the blame on activities of illegal miners.
Water Resources minister, others want engineers included in national plan
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has advocated for the inclusion of professional engineers in national planning as any national development plan made without their inputs is bound to have limited success.
PJS Agro farms create 1,200 jobs through rice production
The PJS Agro farms Limited says it has created 1,200 jobs, in partnership with the Federal Government, through rice production.