Cut off by flood, Sokoto community turns ‘island’
Flooding has cut off some communities from other parts of the state in a devastating around Hushi, Sokoto State.
World Bank, Katsina construct N24b drainages
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Katsina State Government, is to expend over N24.6 billion on the construction of drainages in Funtua, Jibia, Katsina and Malumfashi, councils of the state.
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
Poor counterpart funding threatens N10b world bodies’ projects in Cross Rivers
Over N10b World Bank and European Union-United Nations Children Fund (EU-UNICEF) projects in Cross Rivers State are threatened, due to non-payment of counterpart funding by the state government.
Heavy rain destroys 6 houses in Calabar
No fewer than six houses collapsed during a heavy downpour at Nyagasang community in Atimbo area of Calabar Municipality, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
NEWMAP gets international award
The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has won the 2019 Sustainable Development Africa 2019 FY Award, organised by the World Bank...
NGOs task World Bank/NEWMAP on Delta erosion, flood projects
Forum of Delta State Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the World Bank office in Abuja to urgently start work at the erosion and flood devastated sites in Owanta-Midoma, Jesse, Ubulu-Uku, Ukwu-Nzu and Obomkpa to save lives and property. The coordinator, Okezi Odugala, and secretary, Chief Greg Osamenjor, made this appeal while addressing journalists in Asaba.…
Edo residents appeal to Obaseki over ravaging gully
Residents of Government Housing Estate Iguosa in Benin City at the weekend expressed fear over the ravaging gully in their community...
NEWMAP, others task stakeholders on disaster management
To reduce the rate of erosion and other environmental disasters in Abia State, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has charged stakeholders to take proactive measures in preventing and managing such incidents in the state.
‘Enugu prone to several erosion challenges’
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…