Saturday , November 17 2018

Activists mark SDGs anniversary, urge Goal 6 prioritisation

The Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development (CSCSD) has called on governments to prioritise Goal Six of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their water and sanitation projects. suleiman adamu kazaure Suleiman Adamu Kazaure, Water Resources Minister The coalition made the call on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Abuja at …

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PRESS STATEMENT MADE BY DR TOLA WINJOBI THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR, CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

PRESS STATEMENT MADE BY DR TOLA WINJOBI THE NATIONAL COORDINATOR CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AT A ROUNDTABLE DISCOURSE ON THE NATIONAL WATER RESOURCES BILL BEFORE THE SENATE IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 3RD ANNIVERSARY OF SDGs (#ACT4SDGs) ORGANIZED BY CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH NIGERIA …

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NIHSA UPDATE ON FLOOD ALERT: 06-09-18.

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to update the general public, especially the riparian states & communities by the banks of Rivers Niger and Benue & their floodplains, that there has been systematic daily rise in the water levels on both rivers. Records from our measuring stations in Lokoja …

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EU releases €138m in humanitarian, devt funding for Lake Chad region

The European Union on Monday, September 3, 2018 announced new funding of €138 million funding for humanitarian assistance and development in Lake Chad Region. According to a statement on Monday in Abuja, by the Press Officer to Delegation of the EU to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Modestus Chukwulaka, Commissioner for …

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China Guarantees funding for AKK Pipeline projects

By Edith Ike-Eboh The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has assured Nigeria of its unflinching commitment towards securing funding for the financing and execution of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project. The Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) disclosed this in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja …

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Berlin Conference rakes in $2.52bn to fight Boko Haram

By Prudence Arobani. NAN. The international donor conference on Boko Haram holding in Berlin on Monday pledged 2.52 billion dollars to help countries in the Lake Chad Basin to fight Boko Haram. Germany’s Foreign Ministry said the aid would be disbursed “in the coming years” to Nigeria, Chad, Niger and …

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LAKE CHAD REGION TO HAVE NEW LEASE OF LIFE; as ministers adopt regional stabilization strategy.

By Sam Ifeanyi Nwosu. It was a humbling and historical moment as Ministers of the Lake Chad Basin Commission confirmed their approval and adopted the regional stabilization strategy for the revitalization and recovery of the Lake Chad Basin at a summit hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP. This …

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NEWS ALERT: RIVER NIGER IN DANGER OF OVERFLOWING!

Again, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to inform the general public, especially the riparian states and communities by the Banks of River Niger & its floodplains, that River Niger is still rising with likelihood of occurrence of River Flooding. A steady rise in the water level continues to …

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