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FCTA introduces ‘Blue Bin Project’ to reduce waste

waste evacuation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has, through its Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), introduced Blue Bin Project to reduce the quantum of wastes that go to its landfill. Malam Muhammed Bello, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said this in Abuja on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day (WED). The News ...

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Over 4,000 treated as Shell launches Abuja health crusade

Dr. Akinwunmi Fajola

The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has launched its first medical outreach in the Federal Capital Territory at Gidan Mangoro community of Karu in Abuja, treating more than 4,000 beneficiaries and providing medical supplies to five local primary schools. This is the latest phase of Shell’s Health-in-Motion programme which was rolled out in the Niger Delta in 2005. ...

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UNDP, stakeholders develop 5-year strategic plan to transform Abuja

Abuja

In an effort to transform Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) into a smart city, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has undertaken an initiative aimed at developing a five-year (2018-2022) strategic physical plan for the showpiece city. The plan, it was gathered, is aimed at transforming the FCT into a modern city and making it compatible with the current ...

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Anxiety in Abuja as Meningitis spreads

Rilwan-Mohammed

The Health Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory has yet to receive any report on outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis in the area. Alice Achu, the Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat of the territory, made the remark in Abuja on Monday, April 3, 2017. Achu denied an earlier report credited to the Executive Secretary of Primary Healthcare Board, ...

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Worrisome: Lagos, Abuja get low status in quality of living ranking

Abuja

“Nigeria’s commercial and administrative capital cities of Lagos and Abuja got distant 212th and 213th respective positions out of the 231 cities assessed under the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Rankings for cities.”…………..EnviroNews, March 14, 2017 The title of this piece was slightly modified in order to arouse the conscience of those who have a remit for city planning, management and governance ...

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Lagos, Abuja get low status in quality of living ranking

Nigeria’s commercial and administrative capital cities of Lagos and Abuja got distant 212th and 213th respective positions out of the 231 cities assessed under the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Rankings for cities. The annual Quality of Living survey, which is the 19th in the series, besides evaluating attractive endpoints for expanding business operations, also indicates differences in quality of living ...

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Images: Abuja, Calabar REDD+ validation meetings

Philip Bankole

Two separate validation workshops held recently Abuja, the federal capital city, and Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State, displayed an increasing stakeholder ownership of the National Framework Strategy and Cross River State REDD+ Strategy development process. The forums likewise set the stage for a somewhat vital next-phase for the UN-REDD Programme in the country. While the pilot site, ...

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Abuja, Calabar validation forums set stage for fresh REDD+ phase

Governor Ben Ayade

Two separate validation workshops held recently within two weeks in Abuja, the federal capital city, and Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State, have set the stage for a somewhat vital next-phase for the UN-REDD Programme in Nigeria. While the Abuja forum entailed a national authentication of the draft REDD+ document, the Calabar workshop focused essentially on state-related issues, ...

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Shell, developer complete 79-unit Abuja estate

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Shell has inaugurated the Imani-Shell Estate Phase 2 located in Maitama District of Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The project was developed by Shell Nigeria Closed Pension Fund Administrator (SNCPFA), in partnership with Imani and Sons Nigeria Limited, and consists of 28-unit luxury residential apartments to complement the existing 51 units in the phase one of the estate. ...

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Stakeholders examine sustainable urban development at Abuja Habitat III

Kabir Yari

Population growth rates in Africa are projected to double the continent’s population from one billion in 2010 to two billion in 2040. This growth is also accompanied by an accelerated transition from rural to urban population majorities, which observers believe constitutes the most important challenge and opportunity presented to Africa’s nations. The population of urban dwellers is expected to increase ...

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