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World Water Day: Dangote, others make case for groundwater protection

Dangote Cement Plc and other stakeholders have charged extractive industries to prioritise protection of groundwater to ensure environmental preservation. This is according to a statement...

Ghana observes World Water Day with call to recognise value of groundwater

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Ghana joined the international community to celebrate World Water Day on the theme: “Groundwater – Making the invisible Visible.”...

Water Day: Govt urged to declare state of emergency in water sector

The Federal Government has been told to declare a state of emergency in the water sector. The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical...

Water Day: Ogun, Nestlé explore state’s water sustainability challenges

As the world celebrates World Water Day, Ogun State Ministry of Environment and Nestlé Nigeria have jointly hosted a stakeholders’ forum to address the...

Water Day: There’s enough groundwater reserves to face five years of drought – Research

There is enough groundwater under the continent of Africa for most countries to survive at least five years of drought – and some, more...

Water Day: Residents asked to conduct lab test for borehole water

A water resources expert, Mr Boniface Onyeji, has advised residents to conduct laboratory analysis of their borehole water to test for bacteria and acidity. Onyeji,...

Water Day: Govt drills 70 wells to monitor groundwater resources

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says the ministry has drilled 70 monitoring wells in order to properly assess and manage the...

New report: Is solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?

Groundwater accounts for 99% of all liquid freshwater on Earth. However, this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued, mismanaged and even...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists, and endangered species are left at the brink of extirpation...
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Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease...

LAWMA expresses commitment to cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has assured residents of firm commitment to a cleaner environment . The Managing Director/...

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NCF, IUCN explore measures to rescue Nigeria’s last wildcats

As human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, illegal grazing, and logging persists,...

Vandalism suspected as oil leakage at Rivers OML confirmed

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)...