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Anambra spends N1.58b on waste disposal in 10 months

Governor Willie Obiano

The Anambra State Government has said that it spent N1.58 billion on waste disposal between January and October, 2021. Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State Dr Emmanuel Okafor, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, made the disclosure on Friday, November 26 during the 2021 budget assessment and 2022 budget defense, before the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation. Okafor ...

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Anambra community groans as gully erosion ravages homes, farmlands

Gully erosion

People of Umudim village in Ekwulumili, Nnewi South Local Government of Anambra State say they are living in constant fear over the gully erosion sweeping away homes and farmlands in the area. Gully erosion in Anambra State Ekwulumili is an agrarian community with a large population of indigenous people and shares borders with Amichi, Igboukwu, Unubi, Akwaihedi and Orsumoghu. A ...

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NCF to plant 70,000 trees in Anambra

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says plans are underway to plant between 45,000 and 70,000 trees in Anambra State as part of the Natural Forestry Trust Fund (NFTF) mandate. Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop, held in Awka Dr Joseph Onoja, Director, Technical Programme, NCF, said this at a two-day Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop in Awka, the state ...

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Lack of funds, boundary disputes hinder forest reserves protection – Expert

Nigeria REDD+

Head, Forestry and Wildlife Department, Anambra State Ministry of Environment, Mrs Onyinye Achugamonye, has identified lack of funds and boundary disputes as challenges of forest conservation in the state. A community forest. Photo credit: UNDP Cambodia/Chansok Lay/Oddar Meanchey Achugamonye said this at the Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan workshop, on Friday, July 23, 2021 in Awka, the state capital. Speaking ...

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NCF seeks stakeholders’ collaboration against forest degradation in Anambra

Awka, capital of Anambra State

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Thursday, July 22, 2021 called on communities and stakeholders to collaborate to curb deforestation and forest degradation in Anambra State and Nigeria as a whole. Awka, capital of Anambra State Its Director-General, Mr Muktari Aminu-Kano, made the call at a two-day Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop in Awka, the state capital. The workshop is ...

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Erosion: NYSC plants trees in Anambra camp to save structures


The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Anambra Secretariat, has commenced planting of trees within the premises of its Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Permanent Orientation Camp, to save the major structures from erosion menace. Tree planting at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Mbaukwu/Umuawulu, Anambra State The Coordinator in the state, Mr Kehinde Aremu, said on Monday, May 24, 2021 in Awka that the ...

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Group decries gully erosion in Anambra community

Erosion Anambra State

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) on Thursday, May 13, 2021 expressed concern about  gully erosion in Aguata LGA of Anambra State, which it blamed on alleged  abandonment of  Ugwuakwu-Ibughubu-Umuchu Road. Erosion site in Idemili, Anambra State Chairman of CLO in the state, Mr Vincent Ezekwueme, expressed the concern in an interview in Enugu. He said that residents of the council ...

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Anambra inaugurates Smart City Programme


Anambra State Government on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 inaugurated its Smart City Programme with the unveiling of Street and House Numbering Project in Awka, the state capital. The inauguration ceremony Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), who unveiled the project, said the initiative was another testimony of Gov. Willie Obiano’s determination to give the ...

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Anambra Assembly passes Riverine Areas Development Commission Bill

Willie Obiano

The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for the establishment of Anambra State Riverine Areas Development Commission. Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State The bill, which is aimed at addressing flooding and ecological problems in riverine areas, was passed after its third reading at the plenary on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Akwa, the state capital. The ...

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Riverine states urged to set aside 5% of annual budget to address flooding

Senator Stella Oduah

The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the ninth Senate, Sen. Stella Oduah, has advised states communities prone to floods to set aside five per cent of their annual budget revenue to mitigate the natural phenomenon. Senator Stella Oduah Sen. Oduah, gave the advice in an interview on Sunday, October 18, 2020 in Abuja, underlined the need to address ...

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