AfDB to fund multi-billion-naira Port Harcourt urban water scheme

AU congratulates Adesina, pleges to support his second term bid as AfDB president

Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt Project takes off 6 yrs late Expected to cater for 1.3m residents The African Development Bank (AfDB) would be providing 100 percent funding of the Rivers’ Port Harcourt urban water scheme, which would involve the rehabilitation and upgrading of water supply for the Port Harcourt metropolis, made up of Port […]

N1bn monthly pension debts put strains on Abia finances

… Retirees say they’re owed 32 months’ arrears   Abia State, an oil-producing Nigerian sub-national with a 2016 estimated gross domestic product (GDP) in excess of $12.5 billion is straining under rising monthly pension indebtedness to its retired workers. The state government has begun a biometric data capture for all pensioners in the state. Aham Uko, commissioner […]

Climate change: Akwa Ibom raises technical committee on global warming matters

Akwa Ibom, a littoral state with vast oil and gas resources, has established a technical committee to serve as a platform for coordinating and mainstreaming global warming issues into programmes and policies of the state. The low-lying coastal state, with 7,081 square kilometres has much of its area lying on the lower/ deltaic area of […]

NDDC’s 104 projects yet to take-off in Cross River

…agency inaugurates township road   At least 104 projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are yet to take-off in Cross River State, while 138 other projects are ongoing, business a.m.  has learnt. Meanwhile, the commission inaugurated only a township road, Adam Duke-Asuquo Ekpo Street in Calabar South Local Government Area, which it said, is part […]