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Plateau vows to prosecute defaulters of building, town plans

Simon Lalong

Plateau State Government says it will prosecute defaulters of building and town plans because such acts obstruct quick response to fire outbreaks and other emergency situations. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State Gov. Simon Lalong stated this during the inauguration of a fire fighting truck deployed to the state by the Federal Fire Service on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at ...

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Jos new master plan still before Plateau assembly – Official

Jos, Plateau State

Plateau State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Alhaji Dayyabu Garga, says the bill for the implementation of the Greater Jos Master Plan is till pending before the Plateau House of Assembly. Jos, Plateau State. Photo credit: Pius Utomi EkpeiI/AFP/Getty Images Recalling that the immediate past administration developed a new master plan to curb prevailing decay in the city ...

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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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Plateau partners private firm to establish cassava bio-fuel plant

Simon Lalong

The Plateau State Government is partnering with CONTEC Global Ltd. to establish a cassava bio-fuel plant in the southern zone of the state. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State Gov. Simon Lalong said at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the company on Tuesday, Decemeber 22, 2020 in Jos, the state capital, that the partnership would open a ...

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25 CSOs strengthened to drive water governance as EU funded scheme closes in Plateau

Ketil Karlsen

The capacities of 25 civil society organisations (CSOs) have been strengthened to drive water, sanitation and water governance in Plateau State, under the European Union-funded Technical Assistance to CSOs (EU-TAC) project, implemented by the Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), with technical support from WaterAid. EU Ambassador to Nigeria and Head of delegation, Ketil Karlsen The EU-TAC project, which is ...

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Plateau to improve access to water, sanitation

Simon Lalong

The Plateau State Government has reiterated its commitment to improve access to portable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the state. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State Commissioner of Water Resources and Energy, Mr Sa’ad Bello, stated this at the project closeout meeting of the European Union (EU) Technical Assistance to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) (EU-TAC) in Plateau. The meeting was ...

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Madagascar, Plateau record first COVID-19 death

Andry Rajoelina

Madagascar has registered its first coronavirus death, albeit from a 57-year-old medical worker who suffered from diabetes and high blood pressure, the national COVID-19 taskforce said on Sunday, May 17, 2020. President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar holds a bottle of the Covid-19 cure developed in the country Taskforce spokeswoman Hanta Danielle Vololontiana said in a televised statement that the man ...

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N3.38bn AfDB facility to boost potato production in Plateau

irish potatoes

The Ministry of Finance has secured a N3.38 billion loan for Plateau State for the mass production and development of the Irish potato value chain. Briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meetings on Wednesday, July 26 2017, Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, said the loan was secured from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the development of ...

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