FEC okays N39.7b for erosion control, road maintenance
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday approved about N39.7 billion for road maintenance and erosion/flood and pollution control projects.
Storm lashes Australian coast threatening homes
Homes perched on Australia's stunning eastern coast were at risk of being swept away Tuesday, after days of driving rain, high winds and monster swells smashed
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.