Receding Lake Chad gets $1.8million lifeline
The project, which worth $1.8million, has the potential of developing series of irrigated areas for crops and livestock for over 50,000 to 70,000 square kilometres of Chad Basin Areas.
FG launches Graduate Farmers’ Empowerment Scheme
The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has inaugurated the Graduate Youth Empowerment Scheme in Doma, Nasarawa State, to train young graduates in agricultural entrepreneurial skills.
FG to allocate more funds to irrigation projects in 2017 budget
The Federal Government would allocate more funds in the 2017 budget to revitalise existing irrigation projects in the country, Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said.
Government to boost agric with revived River Basin
The Federal Government is planning to appropriate more funds for the development of irrigation infrastructure in the 2017 budget.
Water resources minister calls for regular hand-washing to reduce infant mortality
As the World commemorate Global Hand Washing Day, the Minister of Water Resource, Suleiman Adamu, has urged Nigerians to intensify hand washing practice in an effort to reduce deaths from water born diseases like diarrhoea...
Government restates pledge to provide potable water
The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to provide potable water to the citizens.
Government moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding
The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government might re-design some portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that are susceptible to flooding.
FG launches graduate farmer scheme in Kogi
To keep faith with campaign promise of job creation and diversification of the economy, the APC-led Federal government has launched Graduate Farmer Initiative in Kogi and other states across the federation.
Nigeria assures citizens of universal access to potable water by 2030
Speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Water Week in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Adamu stressed that without universal access to safe water and sanitation, poverty and inequality would not be eradicated in any country.
African water facility votes €1.6b for water, sanitation projects
African Water Facility (AWF) has earmarked 1.6 billion euros to implement water and sanitation projects on the continent.AWF Chairman, Suleiman Adamu, who is also Nigeria’s Minister of Water Resources said this at the opening of the Sixth General Assembly...