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31 Aug 2018
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi yesterday said the gully erosion threat in the state has continued to deplete landscape, damage farmlands as well as consume property, among others. Ugwuanyi, who spoke shortly after commissioning remediated erosion sites at 9th Mile Corner in Udi and Ajali Water Works in Ezeagu as well as office complex executed…
28 Aug 2018
Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being…
20 Aug 2018
Gully erosion has severed Nkpor-Nnobi Road, a major road which links Onitsha and environs with Nnobi, Nnewi and other parts of Anambra South. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the road was built during the Dr Chris Ngige’s administration. NAN reports that the gully erosion is few metres from the Ideani junction end…
6 Aug 2018
Governor Aminu Bello Masari yesterday said Katsina State had expended about N5 billion to control erosion and construct drainages. Masari said the project was to help check flooding and related environmental disaster which the state often witnessed during wet season. He told visiting members of the North West Zone of the Nigeria Union of Journalists…
16 Jul 2018
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management…
28 May 2018
Sequel to the discovery of over 3000 gully and other erosion sites in the state, Abia State government has solicited the support of the federal government to tackle the menace. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who spoke at the commissioning of the N400m flood and erosion control project at Amachara in Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency, said most of…
28 May 2018
Towards addressing the alarming rate of flood and gully erosion devastating South East zone, the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has called on the Anambra State University to, as a matter of priority, establish a National Centre for Erosion Studies. Jibril made the call at the weekend in Awka, the Anambra State capital, during…
8 Nov 2017
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on Wednesday in Abuja.
16 Oct 2017
National Project Coordinator for NEWMAP, Salisu Dahiru explained at the 2017 World Space Week in Abuja that the amount was spent on resettlement of loss lands, houses, economic trees, among others.
16 Sep 2017
The people of Okpai community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta have cried out over the devastating effects of erosion in the area, saying that no fewer than 150 houses and 14 persons...
7 Aug 2017
Project Coordinator, NEWMAP, Mr. Michael Ivenso, who disclosed this in Awka, said Governor Willie Obiano-led administration reached the N1billion counterpart fund benchmark following an additional payment of N500 million for the actualization of the project.
5 Oct 2016
The menace of gully erosion, according to reports, is threatening a large part of Anambra State. Many houses have caved in and many families have been forced to settle elsewhere. 


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