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30 Oct 2019
The Akwa Ibom State government has urged the Federal Government to intervene and help salvage communities affected by flood and erosion.
14 Oct 2019
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.  
17 Sep 2019
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.  
9 Sep 2019
Work will soon resume at the N3.1 billion Ikot-Nkebre erosion site in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, which was abandoned two years ago.
1 Sep 2019
About five buildings have collapsed in Auchi, headquarters of Etsako-West Local Area of Edo, following the erosion created by Saturday’s downpour.
18 Apr 2019
The Federal Government has inaugurated an integrated waste management facility as well as erosion control and road projects in Kurudu Phase I & II...
23 Dec 2018
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…
7 Nov 2018
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…
29 Oct 2018
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,…
10 Oct 2018
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…
16 Sep 2018
The Federal High Court, Awka in Anambra is still critically exposed to collapse as gully erosion eats up part of the premises just as judicial activities resume on Sept.17. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the perimeter fencing on one part of the premises, the generator house and borehole facility have collapsed into…
6 Sep 2018
Seven months after former Vice President Alex Ekwueme was laid to rest in his hometown, Oko in Orumba North Council of Anambra State, the town is at the edge of yawning erosion. Five families in Ezioko, the deceased elder statesman’s village, have lost their homes to the rampaging natural disaster, following series of torrential rainfall…


4 mins ago
Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adron Homes, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, has lauded the Akarigbo, and Paramount Ruler of Remo-Land, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi for his contribution to peace and development of his community.  He eulogised the monarch during his visit to the palace in commemoration of Akarigbo’s  5th anniversary on…
19 mins ago
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka, has disclosed that the 2022 edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism will hold on December 8 and 9, in Lagos. Addressing journalists in Lagos, yesterday, she said investigative journalism has exposed corruption, named and shamed corrupt public…
23 mins ago
Justice Sherifat Sonaike of Lagos State High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), was yesterday told how police conducted a forensic examination on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus, but that the report was not yet out. A prosecution witness, Superintendent of Police (SP), Goddy Ihende, disclosed this during the ongoing trial of a…
23 mins ago
The agrarian community of Oso in Ajowa-Akoko, Akoko Council Area of Ondo State, has continued to be mournful as the monarch of the town, Oloso of Oso, Oba Clement Jimoh Olukotun, has spent the fourth day in captivity. Oba Jimoh was last week kidnapped by gunmen who stormed his palace before whisking him away to…
26 mins ago
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, urged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to arrest the reportedly dismissed Managing Director of Nigerian Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NISRAL), Aliyu Abdulhameed over alleged fraud. HURIWA said it…