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.
Most Nigerians get water from unwholesome sources,says Minister
The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says no fewer than 93 per cent of Nigerians consume water from unwholesome sources.According to a statement issued in Abuja, the minister said this in Akure on Friday at the meeting of the National Council on Water Resources.
FG has 1.1m job opportunities in sector, says minister
The Federal Government has created employment in the water sector through its Graduate/Youth Farmers Employment Programme.
FG blames states for national water shortages
The Federal Government has blamed the nation’s poor water supply on improper planning of such schemes by state governments.The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, who spoke yesterday at a press conference in Abuja to celebrate the World Water Day today...
Minister decries abandoned water, irrigation projects
The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Friday expressed concern over some abandoned water and irrigation projects in Anambra.
Osinbajo leads Nigeria’s delegation to World Economic Forum, Switzerland
Also in the Nigerian delegation are the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okey Enelamah, that of Agriculture & Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh and Minister for Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu.