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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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Agbor residents alert Okowa over flood menace

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Landlords and landladies having houses on Obi Road (Dein Motor Way) in Alibioba community of Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State have appealed to the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to save them from the menace of environmental and ecological degradation by rehabilitating the deplorable road. At the end of the weekly meeting of the association ...

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Commissioner bemoans over 1,000 gully erosion sites in Anambra

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Chief Marcel Ifejiofor, Anambra Commissioner for Works, on Friday, cried out that there were more than 1,000 active gully erosion sites scattered across the state. Ifejiofor who disclosed this in Awka, however, said the state Executive Council had inaugurated Erosion Design Review Committee to tackle the problem. He said that findings by the government had shown that most of the ...

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Housing estate residents in Edo State experiences gully erosion

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Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being swallowed up by gully erosion. ...

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World Bank launches NEWMAP gully erosion project in Kogi

World Bank launches NEWMAP gully erosion project in Kogi

“Determined to tackle the menace of erosion, Kogi authorities have launched the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP) in the State.”- The Guardian With several houses already swallowed up by erosion and hundreds of lives lost while properties worth billions went down the drain on account of the menace, the government backed the World Bank’s driven project with N100 million ...

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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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