Challenges of building an environment- friendly nation
Nigeria is currently faced with many environmental problems such as climate change, deforestation, urbanisation, desertification, erosion, overpopulation and all kinds of pollution
Anambra communities, NEWMAP tango over erosion projects
The Nigeria Erosion and Water Management Project (NEWMAP), Anambra Office has refuted the accusations raised by three communities in Anambra State
Niger community decries spate of erosion, flooding
‘At any heavy rainfall, we find it very hard to cope as we continuously lose lives and property worth millions of naira to perennial flooding in our community’.
Senate mulls establishment of erosion control commission
A commission charged with the responsibility of preventing and controlling erosion is being created by the Senate.
‘Declare state of emergency on erosion’
Faced with serious negative effects of land degradation and the need to widely tackle the menace, the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor has called for the declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging many parts of the country.
Stakeholders urge FG to focus on climate change,erosion, others
Stakeholders in the environment sector have made an appeal to the federal government to develop models that would focus on issues of desertification, deforestation, erosion, and climate change in the country.
Erosion destroys 5 houses in Auchi
About five buildings have collapsed in Auchi, headquarters of Etsako-West Local Area of Edo, following the erosion created by Saturday’s downpour.
FG inaugurates road, erosion projects in Abuja
The Federal Government has inaugurated an integrated waste management facility as well as erosion control and road projects in Kurudu Phase I & II...
Edo communities ecstatic as gully erosion projects near completion
Communities affected by gully erosion in Ewu and Ibore in Esan Central Local Council of Edo State have lauded government for the concerted efforts at reclaiming gully erosion sites in the areas. Governor Obaseki secured commitments from the Federal Government, the World Bank and the European Investment Bank to remedy the gully erosion threatening parts…