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The Ills of Displacement and Resettlement of People in Rural Areas

Displacement and resettlement

Displacement and resettlement affect mostly rural people, who also bear a disproportionate share of the costs of infrastructure on the one hand, and climate change on the other, especially in situations where a dam or hydroelectric power station need to be stationed. This article delves into the ills of displacement and resettlement of people in rural areas. The term displacement ...

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Flooding: Lagos moves to avert disaster

Flooding: Lagos moves to avert disaster

“It has since been established that while nature may take its natural course in flooding, human activities such as dams’ construction may lead to Flooding if not properly managed. The perenial Lagos flooding, experts say, could be attributed to many factors such as torrential rainfall, poor drainage system, poor sewage management and disposal, poor urban planning control, deforestation and climate ...

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Management and Control of Flood in Nigeria

Flood

The recent flooding that has plagued some states in the federation causing devastation, has raised great concern about the nation’s stance towards the management and control of flood in Nigeria. This article takes a critical look at this menace and ways to curb it. If my memory isn’t failing me yet, it has been raining in my country since the ...

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Lack of Funds Threatens Gombe Water Project

Lack of Funds Threatens Gombe Water Project

The Gombe Water Project is currently being stalled by lack of funds. This is based on a statement by the Manager of Gombe State Water Board, Isa Muhammad, who revealed in a report by The Guardian that prolonged maintenance at the treatment plant has put the state capital in an acute water scarcity.  Muhammed said the Board would soon establish a ...

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