Saturday, 16th October 2021
Breaking News:


18 May 2020
The Nigeria Erosion and Water Management Project (NEWMAP), Anambra Office has refuted the accusations raised by three communities in Anambra State
17 May 2020
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.
31 Jan 2020
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Federal Government, is set to release $5 million as the take-off grant for the preparation and implementation of the Nigeria Erosion...
13 Sep 2019
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.
14 Jul 2019
The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has won the 2019 Sustainable Development Africa 2019 FY Award, organised by the World Bank...
23 Apr 2019
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.…
19 Mar 2019
Residents of Government Housing Estate Iguosa in Benin City at the weekend expressed fear over the ravaging gully in their community...
17 Sep 2018
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.
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…
13 Aug 2018
Unless some urgent treatment is given to certain areas in Enugu State, the likelihood that they may be cut off from the rest of the society is imminent following the gully erosion
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…
29 Jun 2018
With a regime of strict adherence to rules and terms guiding the execution of developmental projects, transparency, accountability and a preference...


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