FG to regulate water usage, licencing of borehole drilling—minister

FG to regulate water usage, licencing of borehole drilling—minister

The Federal Government, through the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC) is to commence the regulation and licencing of borehole drilling and water usage in the country. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu said this at a...
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Abia group in S/Africa plans skills acquisition, self-empowerment for members

Abia group in S/Africa plans skills acquisition, self-empowerment for members

Johannesburg, South Africa The Abia Union in South Africa says it will introduce skills acquisition, self-empowerment and sustainable growth for members. The union’s National Secretary, Mr Emmanuel Onwuemenyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telepho...
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Boko Haram destroys 75% of water infrastructure in Northeast Nigeria:UNICEF

Boko Haram destroys 75% of water infrastructure in Northeast Nigeria:UNICEF

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday that  Boko Haram terrorists have destroyed 75 per cent of the water infrastructure in the Northeast Nigeria. UNICEF Director of Emergency Programmes, Manuel Fontaine, also said that 3.8 million people in the...
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NGO urges more women participation in politics

NGO urges more women participation in politics

The Founder, ‘SHE Forum Africa’, a pan-African NGO, Ms Inimfon Etuk, on Wednesday advocated for more women participation in politics in order to promote entrepreneurship and women’s business initiatives in local communities. In a statement signed by Head...
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President Buhari submits 2 ministerial nominees to Senate for confirmation

President Buhari submits 2 ministerial nominees to Senate for confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, submitted the names of two ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The President submitted the two names in a letter he sent to...
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Minister expresses worry over proliferation of boreholes

Minister expresses worry over proliferation of boreholes

Mr Suleiman Adamu, Water Resources Minister The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Wednesday expressed worry over the increasing rate of indiscriminate drilling of boreholes by quacks in the country. Adamu said this at the 53rd Annual Inter...
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32 communities in Enugu State receive ODF certificates

32 communities in Enugu State receive ODF certificates

No fewer than 32 communities in Igboetiti Local Government area of Enugu State on Wednesday received certificates for achieving “Open Defecation Free (ODF)” status in the state. Mr Charles Egumgbe, the Enugu State Commissioner for Water Resources, said wit...
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Sen. Uzodinma denies links with seized rice

Sen. Uzodinma denies links with seized rice

Senator Hope Uzodinma The Chairman Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma has denied any link with the 30 containers of rice seized by the Nigerian Customs Service. Speaking with our correspondent, Uzodinma said that he had...
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Abuja Airport repairs, 40% completed, work on schedule – FAAN, Contractor

Abuja Airport repairs, 40% completed, work on schedule – FAAN, Contractor

Abuja Airport The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Julius Berger, the contractor handling the repair of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway, have said that the work is 40 per cent completed. The duo gave made this known...
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Igbinedion presents 7-month old tiger to Oba of Benin

Igbinedion presents 7-month old tiger to Oba of Benin

Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin, on Friday presented a seven-month old Tiger to Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin. Chief Igbinedion said he came to present the tiger as a mark of respect to the monarch in...
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