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El-Rufai urges regularization of undocumented structures, layouts in 5 communities

…Marks Sabon Tasha, Nitel TV Garage, Kinkinau, 3 other layouts for regularization. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, has approved five more layouts for regularization in designated communities in the State. Director-General of Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA), Mal. Isma’il

Kaduna KEPA GM makes striking revelation on poor sanitation

…Says, 50% home preventable diseases in Kaduna hospitals are due to poor sanitation. …To introduce house-to-house sanitation; sanction violators. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna About fifty percent preventable diseases in hospitals in Kaduna State are due to poor sanitation, the new General Manager of Kaduna State Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA), Haj. Maimunatu Abubakar, has revealed. Haj.

Halt Turning Forestry to Sahara Desert, Embrace Modern Ways – Expert tells traditional bakers

...AU, EU to raise awareness on dangers. …Says, “Over 400b trees live around the world.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna As the world marks International Day of Desertification, a Climate expert has called for a halt on traditional method of bakeries to embrace modern method, saying activities of the ‘colonial method’ is causing desertification and forcing millions of wildlife into migration. The Climatologist

Kaduna government urged to extend road construction to Narayi

by Juliana K. Tauna, Kaduna Nasir el-Rufai Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has been called upon to extend its good gesture being done in other parts of the state to its Narayi suburb, in terms of roads construction to ease the suffering of the people of that area. The call was made by the District Head

UN-Tolerance Day: Christian-Muslim scholars call for religious tolerance to promote peace, unity

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna As the world celebrates United Nations International Day for Tolerance 16th November, a Christian cleric, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has called for better understanding among different faith-based institutions in the country with a view to strengthening peaceful co-existence among all religious believers in the country. Buru made the call during an interview with the Press in Kaduna, while commenting

Plateau’s Environment Commissioner presses for sustenance of monthly sanitation

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plateau state citizens have been charged to always keep their environments clean and safe so as to maintain a hygienic society. This assertion was made by the state’s Commissioner for Environment, Usman Idi, over the weekend, while monitoring the monthly sanitation exercise in Jos. The commissioner was in company of the Management Committee Chairman of Jos North

Climate Change Disaster: Expert canvass stop of plastics production

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna An expert-cum senior lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Kaduna State University (KASU), Ja’afar Isah Abdullahi, has advocated for stoppage of production of plastics to save environment from further hash avoidable disaster like floods. Abdullahi said the country could come up with the idea of recycling of existing plastics, which could be used and

Kaduna horticulturist builds first Bamboo Trees up-stairs house

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A bamboo upstairs house under construction in Kaduna.  A Nigerian horticulturist is now using bamboo trees to construct a building that can stand global warming and ecological challenges to solve housing problems. The young Kaduna innovative horticulturist has also trained hundreds of jobless youths on new sustainable technology of constructing cheapest houses with bamboo

Climate change: Plateau Governor calls for culture of tree planting

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Governor Lalong planting a tree Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has urged the citizens of the state to imbibe the culture of tree planting, in order to address deforestation, which has increased the challenges of climate change. Lalong disclosed this, while flagging-off tree planting initiative at Nigeria’s oldest