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NGO promises to focus more on converting waste to wealth

A non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Owerri, known as Junior Chamber International (JCI), says it will focus more of its activities in 2020 on converting waste to wealth in order to create job for the youths.
The Managing Director-CEO of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, in a statement, disclosed that bearing in mind the anticipated 100 per cent increase in waste generation during the period.

LAWMA: We are ready for festive season

With the Christmas and New Year festivities around the corner, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has affirmed its readiness to meet the waste management needs of residents during the season and to consolidate on its year round vision of establishing a cleaner and healthier Lagos.
Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Former minister decries standard of living in Onitsha

Former minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has decried the standard of living in Onitsha, proposing that the creation of an Area Planning Commission will help make the city a modern one comparable to Kigali, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Nasarawa Assembly pledges support for bureau on waste management

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning has expressed its determination to give the state Waste Management Bureau the needed support to ensure proper management of waste in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Lagos governor to approve jetty at UNILAG waterfront

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Waste management improves in Umuahia after emergency declaration

Waste management in Umuahia, capital of Abia State, has improved after the declaration of a state of emergency by Governor Okezie Ikpezu recently.

Minister urges federal government to declare emergency on erosion, environment

Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, on Thursday, called for the immediate declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging several parts of the country to comprehensively tackle the menace.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government warns abattoir concessionaires

The Lagos State Government has warned the concessionaires managing the Oko-Oba Abattoir to comply with their agreement to manage the facility well in accordance with proper hygiene culture.

Abia governor sacks environmental agency chief over poor sanitation

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.
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Tunji Bello, others get portfolios as Lagos governor inaugurates exco members

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, inaugurated the new State Executive Council, with a task to members to be diligent in their duties, saying, “we must accelerate the trajectory of growth and development of Lagos State as we can’t afford to disappoint Lagosians.”
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Group urges Lagos governor to instil sanity, security on roads, hospitals

An advocacy group, Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistic of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to as a matter of urgency put an end to the spate of insecurity on Lagos roads and extortion of money from patients in all the general hospitals in the state.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.

Governor El-Rufai signs MoU with CCECC on Kaduna urban renewal project

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project.
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Federal government seeks community ownership of irrigation systems

The Federal Government has urged the benefiting states of Kebbi and Zamfara to take ownership of the newly installed Centre Pivot Irrigation systems to turn around the agricultural sector and promote food security.

Central bank: Economic activities expand faster in March

For the first time in 2019, economic activities grew faster as the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors continued to expand in the month of March.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.

Full list of the 2019 Tony Elumelu entrepreneurs selected from Nigeria

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.

Expert urges women to invest in waste management business

Mrs Sade Nubi, an Environment expert in waste management has called on women at various levels to embrace and invest in waste management business to add value to their livelihood.

Federal government restates commitment to promoting blue economy

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to promoting blue economy for safe and sustainable use of the continent’s vast sea and ocean resources.

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