Residents urge sanitation board to evacuate refuse in Kano

Residents of Sabon Gari in Kano state have called on the State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) to evacuate heap of refuse dumped on some roads in the area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that various communities in the metropolis had in recent times evacuated refuse from drainage’s in their areas as part of efforts to prevent More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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FCTA disposes 31,000 tonnes of waste in July — Minister

By Mohammed Kandi In a bid to ensure regular environmental sanitation in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) the FCT Administration has collected and disposed 31, 166 tonnes of solid waste at designated sites in More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Minister directs forestry involvement in Great Green Wall project

The Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Mallam, has called for the active involvement of the Department of Forestry in the implementation of the Great Green Wall (GGW) project. This is contained in a statement More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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NGO to host 1st Clean Energy Summit in Nigeria

By Mohammed Kand, with agency report In a bid to protect the environment from continuous pollution and degradation in Nigeria, The Global Power Shift (GPS) Nigeria, fixed August 27- 28, 2014, for a 2-day Clean Energy More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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…As water resources ministry partners states on sanitation

By Mohammed Usman Following the recent Ebola Virus Disease threat in Nigeria, the Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe, has said that the ministry will collaborate with the 36 state commissioners More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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FG to provide water, irrigation systems in 12 more states

By Mohammed Usman The Federal Government is planning to increase access to water and irrigation systems in twelve more states. In a statement, Mr. Daniel Daudu, a Director in the ministry, said that since the commencement More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Water sector reforms ceding peoples’ rights to transnationals – ERA/FoEN cautions FG

From Ayodele Samuel, Lagos The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal and Lagos State governments to step on the brakes on adoption and implementation of World More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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UN cautions Nigeria on dangers of open defecation

The United Nations (UN) recently ranked Nigeria fifth among countries globally, where open defecation is common. In a recent report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), its shows that the number of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Ministry seeks FG approval to employ more environmental health officers

The Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) has appealed to the Federal Government to grant the Ministry of Environment approval to employ more environmental health officers. Mr More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Zamfara Gov’t employs 29, 000 for environmental sanitation programme

The Zamfara Government has employed 29,000 youths from across the state as part of its efforts to boost its environmental sanitation programme in oder to ensure a clean environment. Alhaji Sunusi Dan-Alhaji, the More...