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The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year- old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.

Oyo government moves to rehabilitate 77-year-old dam

The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year-old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.
Henry Rotich and his co-accused face eight charges, ranging from conspiring to defraud and financial misconduct [File-Baz Ratner-Reuters]

I am not guilty – Kenyan minister

The cabinet secretary made the plea today in a Nairobi court, a day after he was sensationally arrested for graft charges. It was the first time in Kenya that a sitting minister would be arrested for suspected corruption.
The death toll from the collapse of a Brazil dam in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 121, with 226 still missing, the state’s fire department said.

Death toll in failed Brazil dam jumps to 121

The death toll from the collapse of a Brazil dam in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 121, with 226 still missing, the state’s fire department said.
Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu

Federal government to inaugurate Kashimbilla dam in 2019 – minister

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2019 Budget: PDP asks Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to Nigerians for allegedly lying to...

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Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Suleiman Adamu: Federal government awarded 163 contracts worth N2.6 billion in three years

The Federal Government, on Thursday, announced that it awarded 163 contracts at total sum of over N2.6 billion for the execution of water supply projects across the country over the last three years of the present administration.

Minister: Federal government to concession six hydro dams

The Federal Government, yesterday, announced that it had completed arrangements to concession six hydro dams to private operators under a build, operate and transfer, BOT, scheme.

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