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…
Tax institute strengthens ties with ICPC, FRC over evasion, reporting
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) have strengthened their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on training of officers of the commission. The signing of the MoU, which was effected at the commission’s headquarters, was witnessed by…
FHA, Ecological Fund Office partner on erosion sites
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) and the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) plan to curtail the erosion in Gwarimpa estate, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agency is also looking into other estates that have major issues that have to do with erosion, particularly in Lugbe in FCT and FESTAC in Lagos. FHA Managing Director,…
Delta community vows to boycott elections over erosion, government neglect
Ubulu-Uku town in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State is an agrarian community with a population of over one million people. Many of the residents are farmers who depend mainly on agricultural produce for their livelihood. However, their mainstay of survival is under threat, as a major route residents ply to transport their…