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N22.5 million education ministry hospital remains uncompleted two years after

N22.5 million education ministry hospital remains uncompleted two years after

The construction of a Hospital at the Federal Government College Kwali in Federal Capital Territory (FCT-Abuja) has remained uncompleted one year after it was awarded to Jewel Construction and Engineering Services Limited at the price of N22,578,425.00 The hospital which is a federal government project is being supervised by the ministry of education and is …

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Water Resources N51 million road wears off a month after completion

Water Resources N51 million road wears off a month after completion

A road awarded and supervised by Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Water Resources has begun wearing off less than one month after it was completed, as observed during project tracking. Under the deal, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Water Resources awarded the construction of a 1.3km Road and drainage in the Angwan Soso community of Gwagwalada Area …

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FG agency allegedly abandons N42 million school project

FG agency allegedly abandons N42 million school project

The Federal College of Horticulture has allegedly abandoned N42 million renovation of two classrooms blocks in Wukari community of Taraba State. Under the deal, Nigerian Government 2022 approved N42 million for the renovation of two classrooms blocks at Government Day Secondary School Wukari in Taraba state. The deal was struck by Federal College of Horticulture …

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Rural awareness key to addressing climate change

Rural awareness key to addressing climate change

Rural awareness and capacity building of the local inhabitants is key to addressing climate change. The United Nations and other development partners working to address climate change impacts, must identify and work with local partners within the media and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake rural awareness and capacity building on climate change. And, in …

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We can’t address climate change without community awareness

We can’t address climate change without community awareness

One of the greatest challenges facing climate change understanding that will encourage mitigation and adaptation is a huge lack of awareness among rural communities’ inhabitants and urban dwellers. If we must address climate change and encourage citizens to take mitigation actions, investments in public awareness are fundamental and must be done. Climate Change appears to …

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Deplorable Kaduna General Hospital after N39.3 billion health budget approval

Deplorable Kaduna Hospital after N39.3 billion budget approval

Residents of Gwantu in the Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna, have continued to suffer a lack of healthcare delivery as a General Hospital in the area is in a deplorable condition. This is the terrible condition of Gwantu General hospital, even as the Kaduna state government in her 2021 budget approved N39.3 billion for …

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MAWA-Foundation Announces Appointment of a New Board Member

MAWA-Foundation Announces Appointment of a New Board Member

January 6, 2023 MAWA-Foundation Announces Appointment of a New Board Member The Media Advocacy West Africa (MAWA-Foundation) on January 6, 2023, appointed Mr. Charles Kojo Vandyck to its Board of Trustees Members. Charles Kojo Vandyck is a social justice activist and thought leader with expertise in strengthening civil society resilience, sustainability, and leadership. Charles serves …

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Chinese search for Madrid fueling deforestation, biodiversity loss in Taraba Forests

Chinese search for Madrid fueling deforestation, biodiversity loss in Taraba Forests

The search for Rosewood, popularly known as Madrid among the locals by the Chinese Nationals has continued to fuel deforestation, leading to biodiversity loss and climate change in the Bali Local Government Area of Taraba State. MAWA-Foundation learned that Madrid is highly valuable and has become the most expensive wood in China as it is …

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National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (NICTM)

How NICTM awarded N23.58 million contract to a fake company

Media Advocacy West Africa (MAWA-Foundation) has uncovered how the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (NICTM) awarded N23.58 million contract for the supply of furniture to schools in Burutu Federal Constituency of Delta state to Spatruck Integrated Company Limited, a fake company that never existed. Worse still, NICTM in pretense to legitimize this kind …

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Despite receiving N90 billion ECA funds in one year, Bayelsa ranks highest in poverty

Despite receiving N90 billion ECA funds in one year, Bayelsa ranks highest in poverty

Bayelsa state with 2.5 million populations and eight Local Government Areas ranks second poorest state in Nigeria despite receiving N90 billion in Excess Crude Account (ECA) revenue from the federal government in 2022 and that excludes other revenues totaling millions of Naira. ECA is money from oil revenue in excess of the budget benchmark of …

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