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Ikpeazu commissions erosion remediation projects

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commissioned a gully erosion reclamation work and the 2.5km asphalted road and culvert at Umuogele Umuakwu Nsulu in Isialangwa North Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Gov. Ikpeazu who arrived the community with his entourage after navigating through narrow graded roads leading to the community, directed the state Ministry of Works ...

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Ikpeazu commissions erosion remediation in Umuahia

Erosion

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Tuesday inaugurated a gully erosion remediation in Umuagu-Ibeku and the 5.8km-Umuada Isingwu/Amafor/Ossah-Ibeku Road. In his speech, Ikpeazu commended the state Ministry of Environment and Nigerian Environmental Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) for completing the projects within a record time of ten months. He said that the execution of the two projects would not only give ...

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FCTA debunks erosion rumour in communities

FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied a media report that 20 communities in the FCT are being threatened by erosion. The FCTA maintained that it was committed to ensuring the safety of lives and property of residents of the territory. The Public Relations Officer of Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD), Meeme Felicia, in a statement, said the publication ...

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Erosion: FG commissions communities with access roads

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The Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate change, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu has said the quick intervention of the Ecological Fund Office has provided access roads to Agenebode and Fugar communities in Edo state. Sen. Uwajumogu, vowed that no part of the country would be neglected due to its geographical location or political consideration. He made this statement during ...

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N1 billion committed to Anambra erosion projects

Anambra erosion projects

“To prevent flooding and make life more meaningful for the people, the Anambra State Government has increased its counterpart fund to about N1billion for execution of Anambra erosion projects under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management project (NEWMAP).”- The GuardianProject Coordinator, NEWMAP, Mr. Michael Ivenso, who disclosed this in Awka, said Governor Willie Obiano-led administration reached the N1billion counterpart fund benchmark ...

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Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

Climate change

Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs), ...

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Gully erosion threatens seven Edo communities

Gully erosion threatens seven Edo communities

“No‎ fewer than seven communities in Iluleha, near Sabongida-Ora, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo are under threat of gully erosion that have eaten deep into the only road that linked the community with the rest of the state.”- The Guardian The Guardian gathered that the gully in Uzebba area is measuring between about 50ft deep and 35ft and ...

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Bayelsa State government calls for federal assistance over erosion threats

Bayelsa State government calls for federal assistance over erosion threats

As a result of incessant coastal erosion impacts in some communities in Bayelsa State, the government, has made a passionate appeal to the Federal Ministry of Environment, agencies and other well-meaning organisations to join efforts at combating the menace. The Guardian reports that the State Deputy Governor, Gboribiogha John Jonah made the appeal after inspecting a landslide site at Okoloba ...

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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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Gov Ikpeazu seeks FG’s intervention over gully erosion

Gov Ikpeazu reiterates commitment to road construction

New Telegraph reports that the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has called for the intervention of the House Committee on Housing and Habitat on the gully erosion menace threatening the South East and Abia State in particular, to tackle the problem. According to New Telegraph, the Governor stated this when he received in audience the House committee on Environment ...

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