Minister launches national water supply and sanitation data survey

By Mohammed Usman In a bid to enhance performance tracking system for water supply and sanitation sub-sector, the minister of water resource, Mrs Sarah Reng Ochekpe, yesterday, launched the national water supply and sanitation data survey. The minister, represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Musa Mukhtar, launched the flag-off workshop More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Climate talks will lead to Sustainable Development Goals – Environmentalist

An environmentalist, Dr Nasiru Idris, said on Monday the ongoing climate talks being held by more than 195 countries in Lima, Peru, would help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The News Agency of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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NESREA seals-off 8 filling stations and 5 quarry sites in Ekiti

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sealed-off eight filling stations and five quarry sites in Ado-Ekiti over violation of environmental regulations. The Ekiti Director More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Coping With Harmattan Season

Ambrose Inusa Sule environment watch globenviron@yahoo.com | 0703-441-4410 (sms only) The harmattan season is here with us again. The prevailing dust haze that has enveloped the country’s airspace in the past More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Fighting Global Eco-crime

That many observers described recently as, “A big story and a sad story,” was the report by the United Nations and Interpol, that environmental crime from illegal logging to elephant poaching is increasing More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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33m Nigerians practise open defecation – Official

Director, Water Quality Control and Sanitation, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mr Samuel Ome, said no fewer than 33 million people still practised open defecation in Nigeria. Ome said in an interview with More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Flood renders 2000 homeless, damages 500 houses in Kwara

More than 2000 residents, including widows from various parts of Kwara state were rendered homeless by flood that occurred in different parts of the state in September. The Special Adviser to Kwara state Governor, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Mother Nature: As mothers tend to children

By Ambrose Inusa Sule. The overriding environmental issue of our time is the warming of the planet. But, I’m not going to bore anybody about the definition or meaning of Climate change. But still, for those who More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Addressing flooding, conflicts and public awareness

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Globally, the devastating effects of flooding occasioned by excessive rainfall has become a serious threat to human existence. This is because the yearly increase in rainfall pattern especially More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Muruako applauds FG for Ivo River Dam project

The acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Mr Victor Muruako, has commended the level and quality of work at the Ivo River Dam project in Enugu state. Muruako expressed the satisfaction during More...