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Nasarawa renews commitment to rural devt

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has reiterated its commitment to initiate more infrastructure programmes that will have direct bearing on the lives of rural dwellers in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Alhaji Mustapha Yahuza, the Director-General, Nasarawa State Bureau for Rural Development, gave the assurance on Friday, August 20, 2021 when he led his management team before the Nasarawa ...

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Govt warns FCT, Nasarawa residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Mohammed Abdullahi

The Federal Government on Thursday, July 8, 2021 warned the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and residents of neighbouring Nasarawa State against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in their areas. Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, Minister of State for Science and Technology President Muhammadu Buhari gave the warning at the inauguration and handing over of three projects in the FCT and Nasarawa. Buhari, who ...

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Council to sanction registered surveyors encouraging quacks

David Oluwamotemi

The Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) has threatened to sanction registered surveyors caught encouraging quackery in the profession. Dr David Oluwamotemi, National President, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Mr Mohammed Kabir, Registrar of the Council, stated this on Sunday, July 4, 2021 in Lafia at the inauguration of Nasarawa State Chapter of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS). According to him, ...

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Nasarawa warns against building on waterways, cutting trees

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has identified building on the waterways and the indiscriminate felling of trees as factors aggravating climate change. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Alhaji Musa Abubakar, the State Commissioner for the Environment, stated this on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at a three-day training workshop on Climate Change organised by the ministry. The training was for desk officers ...

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Food security: Stakeholders task Nasarawa on agriculture policy

Abdullahi Sule

Agriculture stakeholders on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 urged the Nasarawa State Government to expedite action on the approval  and implementation of its agriculture policy to boost productivity. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State They made the call in Lafia at a one-day sensitisation meeting on the draft agricultural policy document developed by the state’s Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources. ...

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Nasarawa expresses commitment to safe environment, natural sites

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has reiterated its commitment to protect the environment, particularly its natural sites. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Musa Ibrahim-Abubakar, said this during an assessment visit to Tungan-Nupawa Lake, in Lafia East Development Area on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Ibrahim-Abubakar was accompanied by his counterpart from Ministry of Information, Culture ...

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Nasarawa moves to establish Waste Management and Sanitation Agency

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has received the report of the House Joint Committee on Housing and Environment / Health on a Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Waste Management and Sanitation Authority (NASWAMSA) and for other Connected matters. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State The Speaker of the assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, who received the ...

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Nasarawa warns against encroachment into forest reserve

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has warned loggers and herders not to encroach into the forest reserve at the Farin Ruwa waterfalls in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Dogo Shammah, gave the warning on Friday, February 19, 2021 in Wamba Local Government Area (LGA) when he visited the waterfalls. Shammah visited ...

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Group partners NEWMAP to tackle gully erosion in Nasarawa

Erosion Lafia

Source of Hope Foundation, a non governmental organisation (NGO) based in Nasarawa State, says it is collaborating with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) to tackle erosion in the state. Erosion in Nasarawa State Founder of the NGO, Mrs Asibi Omeri-Ogabo, said this during a review meeting on the project in Lafia, the state capital, on Wednesday, February 17, ...

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Waste disposal: five states take measures to keep environment clean

Victor Omofaiye

State governments in the North-Central zone and part of the North-East are taking measures to ensure proper waste disposal, a survey has shown. Kogi State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Victor Omofaiye The states are Plateau, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa and Taraba. In Plateau, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Yakubu Idi, said new strategies for waste management were based on the experience ...

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