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World Bank partners state govts to protect lives in erosion prone areas

World Bank partners state govts to protect lives in erosion prone areas

Vanguard reports that the World Bank, yesterday, expressed its resolve to partner with states that have keyed into the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, NEWMAP, to protect the lives of Nigerians in erosion prone areas. According to Vanguard, the Senior Human Resource/Business Partner, Central and West Africa, in the World Bank, Mr Chude Ezinwa, made the disclosure during the ...

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Bayelsa LG chairman calls on FG to tackle environmental degradation and erosion

Bayelsa LG chairman calls on FG to tackle environmental degradation and erosion

Reports show that the chairman of Brass Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, Bello Bina, has called on the Federal Government to tackle the issue of environmental degradation and erosion without delay, to prevent possible loss of lives and property. Vanguard reports that Bina said that though the local government administration had taken over some shoreline protection projects abandoned by Niger ...

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NEWMAP restates its intention to complete projects in Cross River

NEWMAP restates its intention to complete projects in Cross River

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project, (NEWMAP) has restated its intention to complete all the erosion sites it is currently handling in Cross River State, soon. The Guardian reports that NEWMAP, with funding from the World Bank, is intervening at five gully erosion sites in Atakpa, Ikot Awantim, Nyagasang, Edim Otop and Ikot Ekpo, all located in the Calabar ...

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Erosion displaces 500 residents, destroys 100 houses in Anambra

Erosion displaces 500 residents, destroys 100 houses in Anambra

Reports show that erosion has displaced over 500 residents, and destroyed 100 houses in Enugwu-Ukwu community, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. The Guardian reports that, when officials of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) visited the erosion site to ascertain the level of damage caused by erosion in the area, a community leader, Mr. Nwadinigwe Emmanuel, said ...

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