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Kano NGO to plant 100,000 trees in schools in 2022

Tree planting

Panacea Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Kano State, says it will plant 100,000 trees in schools and communities in the state in 2022. Tree planting The founder of the organisation, Mr Dahir Hashim, made the disclosure on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in Kano, the state capital. Hashim said the project was aimed at curbing the menace of heat ...

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Farmers in Kano record bumper harvest despite little rainfall

rice-farming

Rice farmers in Dakasoye Settlement of Garun Malam local government area of Kano State have said they recorded bumper harvest despite the shortage of rain in 2021 season. Rice farming The farmers said this was possible through their use of  improved seedlings. They added that the seedlings had boosted their production by about 25 per cent. Mr Iliyasu Garba said ...

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Kano sets up committees to monitor gardens, refuse collection

Kabiru Getso

The Kano State Government has set up two committees to monitor gardens and refuse collection in the state. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso A statement signed on Sunday, October 17, 2021 by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Environment, Mr Sanusi Kofarnaisa, disclosed that the aim is to  ensure a healthy and cleaner environment. The ...

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Kano approves N137bn for water supply, others

Muhammad Garba

The Kano State Government has approved N137 billion for the provision of potable water in Gaya to combat cholera and to address other challenges. Malam Muhammad Garba, Kano State Commissioner of Information Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammed Garba, said in a statement issued on Sunday, October 10, 2021 in Kano that the approval was given at the end of the ...

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World Rivers Day: Hadejia Jama’are River Basin takes cleaning of rivers to communities

Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Authority

The management of Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Authority, on Monday, September 27 undertook clean-up exercise campaign to mark the 2021 World Rivers Day celebration in Kano. Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Authority The kick-off of the campaign took place at Challawa riverside in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano. The Managing Director of HJRBDA, Alhaji Ma’amun Aliyu, said that United Nations ...

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Kano partners foundation to preserve forest reserves

Kabiru Getso

Kano State Government on Wednesday, September 14, 2021 said that it would partner the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) in preserving forest reserves to mitigate climate change and other related problems. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, disclosed this when the Director-General, National Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muntari Aminu-Kano, paid him a ...

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Kano plants 1m tree seedlings to address climate change

Kabiru Getso

The Kano State Government says it has begun planting one million tree seedlings to address the menace of climate change in the state. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The State’s Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, made the disclosure at a press briefing on the 2021 tree planting campaign at the ministry’s conference room on Thursday, September ...

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NESREA seals 12 industries in Kano, five in Adamawa, two in Kwara

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sealed 12 erring industries in Kano for violation of environmental safety standards. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Mr Musa Shehu-Usman, the Deputy Director of the Agency, stated this while reviewing progress of the nationwide enforcement exercise embarked by the Agency, on Monday, August 9, 2021 in Kano. Shehu-Usman said ...

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Kano out-sources waste management to private firm

Kabiru Getso

Kano state Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, says the state government will soon outsource waste management activities to Cape Gate, a private firm. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso Getso, who made the disclosure on Saturday, June 26, 2021 while monitoring the Keep Kano Clean exercise at Kwarin Gogau area of Dala, in the Kano metropolis, added ...

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Kano declares state of emergency on open defecation

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government has declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) so as to end open defecation, the Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, has announced. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State A statement signed by Mr Sanusi Kofarnaisa, the ministry’s public relations officer, which disclosed this on Sunday, June 20, 2021, quoted the state governor, ...

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