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Govt seeks collective responsibility, increased awareness to protect rivers

Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, on Monday, September 27 called for collective responsibility and increased awareness to protect the country’s rivers and...

World Rivers Day: Hadejia Jama’are River Basin takes cleaning of rivers to communities

The management of Hadejia Jama’are River Basin Authority, on Monday, September 27 undertook clean-up exercise campaign to mark the 2021 World Rivers Day celebration...

World Rivers Day: Stakeholders advocate protection of rivers in South-East

Stakeholders in the water subsector have advocated concerted efforts to protect, conserve and restore waterways and river systems in South-East communities from all forms...

World Rivers Day: Nigeria joins other nations to celebrate importance of waterways

In the light of the importance of clean fresh water in the fight against COVID-19, the World Rivers Day (WRD) has been described as a timely opportunity...

World Rivers Day 2021 emphasises urban waterways restoration

Numerous physical and virtual events will mark the World Rivers Day 2021 on Sunday, September 26 in what has become one of the largest...

WRD: Nigeria rivers fall below WHO standards

Irikefe Dafe, head of both the River Ethiope Trust Foundation (RETFON) as well as Foundation for the Conservation of Nigerian Rivers (FCNR), laments the...

Worry over waterways’ dilemma as world marks Rivers Day

World Rivers Day increases awareness, promotes stewardship, and encourages river conservation around the globe. The worldwide event has its roots in British Columbia, Canada Millions...

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Nigeria may not end hunger by 2025 – Women farmers

The President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mrs Mary Afan, says Nigeria may not end hunger...
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Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the C40 Clean Air Cities Declaration alongside Abidjan, Accra, Addis Ababa,...

AfDB’s ‘High 5’ programmme impacts 335m people across Africa – Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its "High Five" programme has impacted no fewer than 335 million people and...

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Nigeria may not end hunger by 2025 – Women farmers

The President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria...

Lagos, others sign air quality declaration to improve health, climate

Gov. Babajide Sanwu-Olu of Lagos State has signed the...