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Flooding: Kwara Speaker appeals to govt on dredging of River Niger

The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, has appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the River Niger as lasting solution...

Flooding: Dredging of Rivers Niger, Benue, Kaduna to gulp over $20bn – HYPPADEC

The Managing Director, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, says the dredging of Rivers Benue, Niger and Kaduna will cost...

Nigerian Navy unveils navigational chart for lower River Niger

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday, March 16, 2023, unveiled the Navigational Chart of the Lower River Niger as part of efforts towards the development...

Nigeria partners Chinese Consortia for flood control in River Niger

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Water Resources has signed an agreement with some Chinese consortia on Master Plan for...

Dredge River Niger, Benue to tackle flooding, group tells govt

A socio-cultural organisation, Kwararafa Peoples' Assembly (KPA), has urged the Federal Government to dredge Rivers Niger and Benue to tackle the yearly flood ravaging the...

Why govt established HYPADEC, by MD 

Managing Director, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq-Yelwa, says the commission is established to bring succour to communities residing around...

Kebbi gov canvasses dredging of River Niger to control floods

The Kebbi State governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has called for the dredging of River Niger and de-silting of water bodies, to solve the perennial...

Nigeria urges Niger Basin countries to pay financial contributions

The Nigerian Government has called on member countries of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) to pay up their contributions towards sustaining the livelihoods of...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity of the Mediterranean Sea, philanthropic organisations aim to contribute to the ambitious goal of protecting...
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Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to work closely with Nigeria to ensure effective implementation of policy...

Agriculture stakeholders recommend more investment in post-harvest management

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called for improved investment by government and private organisations in the area of...

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Funders pledge $60.8m to protect the Mediterranean Sea

In a landmark move to safeguard the ecological integrity...

Cameroon restates commitment to partner Nigeria on forestry, wildlife conservation

The government of Cameroon has restated its commitment to...
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