On waste disposal crisis in Maiduguri

February 23, 2024 Fadeela Mustapha Lawan 0

Piles of garbage line the streets leading up to the Customs Bridge in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, creating an eyesore for residents and visitors alike. The waste disposal crisis, which has been ongoing for months, is not only an aesthetic problem but also a health and environmental hazard.  The increasing amount of waste being dumped around the Customs Bridge Read More

Abia adopts PSP for sustainable waste management

August 29, 2023 Admin III 0

The Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Alex Otti on Due Process, Dr Oluebube Chukwu, said the Abia State Government has adopted private sector participation to build an efficient waste management system in the state. Chukwu said this while speaking to newsmen on the sideline of this month’s environmental sanitation in Umuahia. Abia State Government on June 23 invited bids from Read More

Ensure proper waste management to end open dumping – Perm Sec

July 11, 2023 Admin III 0

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Environment, lbramhim Yusufu said, it is a necessity for sound structures to be put in place for containment, collection, treatment, reuse/recycle and final disposal of all waste types (Solid, liquid & gaseous) thereby ensuring proper waste management and ending open dumping. He made this known in a press briefing to commemorate the Read More