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Mike Owhoko: Why Water Resources Bill must be rejected

Dr. Mike Owhoko,

There are strong indications that the National Water Resources Bill 2020 will soon be reintroduced at the National Assembly.  If passed into law, communities and people living along water fronts in the country, particularly Niger Delta Region, Lagos State and other aquatic areas in the country will be deprived of their major source of livelihood – fishing. Dr. Mike Owhoko, ...

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National Assembly urged to reject attempts to re-present controversial National Water Bill

Nigeria National Assembly Complex

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have urged the National Assembly to reject attempts by the promoters of the stepped down version of the National Water Bill to re-present it with the same contentious provisions in the hallowed chamber. The Nigeria National Assembly ...

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Not Yet Uhuru for the National Water Resources Bill

National Water Bill

There has been a lot of noise in Nigeria recently about the passage or non- passage of the seemingly vexatious Water Resources Bill before the country’s national assembly. L-R: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Ekaro Comfort, Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and ...

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Plans to reintroduce Water Resources Bill unacceptable, say Water Union, CAPPA

Nigeria National Assembly Complex

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) have condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill which was withdrawn on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 after a heated debate in the House. The National Water Resources ...

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No hidden agenda on National Water Resources Bill, says govt

National Water Bill

The Federal Government says, contrary to the position of some critics, it has no hidden agenda by pursuing the National Water Resources Bill 2020 before the National Assembly. L-R: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Ekaro Comfort; Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and ...

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