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Niger partners Ghanaian firm to establish three refuse recycling plants

Abubakar Sani Bello

The Niger State Government has said that it is collaborating with a Ghanaian firm, Zoom Life recycling company, to establish three refuse recycling plants in the state. Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello Malam Habib Abdulmalik, General Manager, Niger State Environmental Protection Agency (NISEPA), told newsmen in Minna, the state capital, on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 that the partnership was ...

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Zungeru hydropower dam project to go operational soon

Hydropower dam

The 700MW Zungeru hydro-eletric power dam being constructed by the Federal Government will soon become operational, Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has said. Hydropower dam This is contained in a statement by Mrs Mary-Noel Berje, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, in Minna, the state capital, on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bello made this known when he visited ...

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Niger, firm sign MOU for waste-to-wealth, electricity generation

Abubakar Sani Bello

The Niger State Government and Ukpa Energy Company Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for converting municipal solid waste to wealth and generating electricity for use. Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello This is disclosed in a statement signed by Sotonye Russell, Head of Administration and Finance, Ukpa Energy Company Limited. It said that, under the agreement, the ...

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Niger, stakeholders dialogue on urban policy formulation

Niger State Urban Policy

The Niger State Government of Nigeria and stakeholders on Thursday, November 26, 2020 dialogued on the draft state Urban Policy aimed at developing the human settlements sector in an integrated manner. Participants at the Urban Policy Dialogue In his address, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the Niger State Government, said that Gov. Abubakar Bello had spent the last two years ...

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Niger governor calls for emergency measures for flood-affected states

Abubakar Sani Bello

Smarting from the flooding which affected no fewer than 63,571 individuals in 150 villages across 20 of the 25 local government areas in Niger State, Gov. Abubakar Bello has called for emergency measure from the Federal Government in the form of a special intervention fund that would assist states ravaged by flood as a result of spillage from Kainji, Shiroro ...

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Flood submerges 17,000 communities in Niger

Suleja-flood

No fewer than 17,000 communities have been affected by flood in Niger State, the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, has said. Flooding in Suleja, Niger State Mr Tanko Lawal, Information Officer to the SSG, in a statement in Minna on Monday, September 28, 2020, disclosed that Matane said this during an on-the-spot assessment of the flood situation ...

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Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger, others adopt measures to tackle flooding, alleviate victims’ sufferings

Nigeria flood

State governments in the North Central are employing measures to halt the perennial flooding ravaging parts of the zone and alleviate the sufferings of the victims. Residents steer a dugout canoe past flooded houses following heavy rain in the Nigerian town of Lokoja, in Kogi State. Photo credit: AFP / Sodiq Adelakun The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ...

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Niger inaugurates panel on illegal issuance of licence to wood merchants

Abubakar Sani Bello

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State has inaugurated a seven-man panel to investigate allegations of bribery and issuance of illegal licences to wood and charcoal merchants for exploitation of forest resources in the state. Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Governor of Niger State While inaugurating the administrative panel in Minna, the state capital, on Monday, August 24, 2020, the governor said ...

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Abuja pledges support to Suleja smart city project

Abubakar Sani Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged it’s support to the Suleja Smart City Project, an initiative of the Niger State Government. Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Governor of Niger State Suleja is a city in Niger that shares boundary with the FCT, and was originally called Abuja before the transfer of the name to the new capital territory and ...

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UN-Habibat trains Niger officials on data collection for urban-rural linkages project

Maimuna Moh’d Sharif

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) on Monday, July 6, 2020 organised a virtual data collection training on urban-rural linkages project for senior officers selected across the various Niger state Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Maimuna Moh’d Sharif, Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) The urban-rural linkages project is one of the five components of ...

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