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Volunteers commence ‘operation clean Somolu


Volunteers on Sunday flagged off a campaign to clean up Somolu community in Lagos State. The initiative is designed to sensitise residents of Nigeria’s dirty commercial capital on the importance of environmental hygiene, according to the organisers. The campaign tagged “Cleanup Somolu’’ was facilitated by the Environmental Lagos Platform in partnership with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority and the ...

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Flooding: Obaseki approves 9bn drainage project


Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has approved a N9billion contract for the construction of integrated drainage system to address flooding in parts of Government Reservation Area (GRA) in Benin City, the state capital. Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Hon. Paul Ohonbamu, disclosed this after the weekly State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Godwin Obaseki, at Government House. ...

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NDPHC Initiates 60% electricity distribution networks to boost power supply


The Niger-Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), says 60 per cent of electricity distribution networks in the country was conceived and constructed by the company to help improve electricity supply. NDPHC’s Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Mr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele said this in an interview in Lafia. Oyedele, who spoke after inspection of ongoing construction of a 330/132/33kV transmission substation in ...

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Yobe Govt. approves N8.7bn for construction of roads, drainages


The Yobe Executive council on Wednesday approved the sum of N8.7 billion for construction of roads and drainages in Damaturu. Alhaji Mala Musti, Commissioner for Information, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the state executive council meeting in Damaturu, Yobe. He said that the projects include the construction of 25.5 kilometers dual carriageway from Damaturu to Kalallawa ...

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Flooding: Katsina LG lauds FG for construction Of 10.5 kilometres drainage


Alhaji Salisu Na-Allahu, Chairman, Maiadua Local Government Area in Katsina State, has commended the Federal Government for constructing 10.5 km drainage network in the area to prevent flooding. Na-Allahu gave the commendation in an interview in Maiadua on Tuesday that the project, which will soon be completed, was financed by the Ecological Fund Office. He said the drainage would provide ...

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Heeding the seasonal flooding alert

imminent flooding in Niger, Kwara and Kogi

“Given that the rainy season is bound to generate seasonal flooding in many parts of the country, it is necessary for government and the people to take proactive measures to prevent loss of lives and property, damage to crucial infrastructure, disruption of socio-economic activities and even displacement of people in flooded areas.”- The Guardian Against this background, the warning issued, ...

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Rainy Season: A Blessing or a Curse?

House hunting

The Rainy season is here again and people are apparently becoming aware of their environment. The rains usually come with its merits and demerits. It could get pretty messy on some days while the rain might just be the soothing relief or cooling effect needed on other days. But what does the rainy season really mean to us? What’s the ...

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