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World Water Day: Dangote, others make case for groundwater protection

Dangote Cement Plc and other stakeholders have charged extractive industries to prioritise protection of groundwater to ensure environmental preservation. This is according to a statement...

Ghana observes World Water Day with call to recognise value of groundwater

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Ghana joined the international community to celebrate World Water Day on the theme: “Groundwater – Making the invisible Visible.”...

Water Day: There’s enough groundwater reserves to face five years of drought – Research

There is enough groundwater under the continent of Africa for most countries to survive at least five years of drought – and some, more...

Water Day: Govt drills 70 wells to monitor groundwater resources

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says the ministry has drilled 70 monitoring wells in order to properly assess and manage the...

New report: Is solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?

Groundwater accounts for 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth. However, this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued, mismanaged and even...

Engineers task govt on mismanagement of groundwater resources

The Nigerian Institution of Water Engineers (NIWE) has called on the Federal Government and relevant stakeholders to take actions on conservation of ground water...

Appreciating groundwater: Ghana celebrates 2022 World Water Day

Wednesday, March 22 is World Water Day (WWD) 2022 and Ghana is joined the international community to celebrate this Day, which marks the 29th...

Stakeholders seek licensing, regulation of borehole drilling

The Federal Government has been urged to regulate and license all borehole drilling companies towards protecting the nation’s groundwater resources. Mr Francis Uzoma, President, Borehole...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...