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Rivers waste management agency to clamp down on scavengers

Waste scavengers

The Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Mr Felix Obuah, has warned that the agency will clamp down on scavengers who have continually defied sanitation rules in the state. Waste scavengers Obuah issued the warning in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Jerry Needam, and made available to newsmen on Thursday, July ...

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Pandemic: Rivers private waste management outfit sacks 60% of workers

Port Harcourt

A waste management expert in Rivers State, Mr Benson Abu, says his company has laid off 60 per cent of its workers due to the COVID -19 pandemic. Port Harcourt, Rivers State Abu, the Managing Director of CAPS Integrated Services Limited, said in Port Harcourt, the state capital, on Thursday, February 4, 2021 that the pandemic had greatly slowed down ...

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Port Harcourt, Lagos listed among Africa’s worst airports

Port Harcourt International Airport

The current “Sleeping in Airport Survey” features two Nigerian airports among the worst 10 international airports on the continent. No airport in Nigeria makes the 10 best in Africa. Released October 15, 2016, the study rates the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State (PHC) very low, second only to the Juba International Airport, South Sudan (JUB), which is number ...

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World Bank, AfDB support water scheme in Nigeria


Water and sanitation program and Importance of clean water. The Rivers State Government, in conjunction with the Port Harcourt Water Corporation (PHWC), has embarked on the implementation a project aimed at providing potable water and sanitation services to residents of Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Authorities (LGAs). The project is part of a sector-wide institutional reform embarked on by ...

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As soot blankets Port Harcourt


The air in parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital city, has been darkened by soot over the past few months, raising a cloud of concerns about the attendant health impacts. Citizens in parts of Port Harcourt are getting worried about the air they breathe. To put it another way, many citizens are afraid to breathe. And that can ...

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