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Cross River, NEWMAP complete gully erosion project in Calabar

Cross River State NEWMAP

Residents of erosion remediated communities in Calabar Municipality have returned to their houses after the completion of the gully erosion site that pulled down many buildings in the area. Dr Inyang Asibong during the inspection The residents, who were filled with joy, expressed their gratitude when the state Commissioner for International Development Cooperation, Dr Inyang Asibong, visited the area as ...

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Cross River agency rejects NPA’s donation of waste bins


The Management of Cross River State Waste Management Agency (CRWMA) says it has rejected the four skip bins donated by the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) to ease waste collection. Calabar, Cross River State, in eastern Nigeria Its General Manager, Mr Sunday Oko, said the agency rejected the donation of the four skip bins presented to it by NPA, Cross River ...

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Cross River remodels Calabar monuments

Coat-of-Arms Roundabout

The Cross River State Government has begun remodeling of some of its monuments erected at public places within the Calabar metropolis. The Coat-of-Arms Roundabout in Calabar, Cross River State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Mfon Bassey, said this during an inspection of the monuments on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Calabar, the state capital. He described the remodeling as one of ...

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Study seeks to build climate resilience in Calabar, Makurdi


How can resilience indicators inform climate adaptation policy and practice in Nigeria? How far do the resilience indicators and key markers reflect relevant factors in the Nigerian context? How should resilience indicators and key markers be weighted to reflect climate resilience in Nigeria? These were the queries that participants at a recent forum in Lagos sought to unravel. They (the ...

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Government rejects Superhighway’s EIA, Cross River admits errors in report


The Cross River State Government has admitted errors observed in its third failed attempt to get its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report on the proposed 260-kilometre Superhighway project approved by the Federal Government. Last week, officials of the Federal Ministry of Environment in a stormy stakeholders’ family meeting it organised in Calabar, the state capital, rejected the EIA report submitted ...

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Superhighway: NLC, TUC give government 21-day ultimatum to release EIA

Ben Ayade

Cross River State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Calabar on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 gave a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to approve the Environmental Impart Assessment (EIA) report on the proposed Superhighway and the Bakassi Deep Seaport projects. The union members, carrying placards with different inscriptions such as: “NLC/TUC says ...

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Why Superhighway met stiff opposition, by Bassey


Speaking at the Community Forests Training held at Old Ekuri, Cross River State, on Saturday, March 11 2017, Nnimmo Bassey, Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), says that the proposed Superhighway project met local, national and international outrage because of the threat it poses to the last tracts of rainforests in Nigeria Communities are best placed to monitor their ...

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Images: Abuja, Calabar REDD+ validation meetings

Philip Bankole

Two separate validation workshops held recently Abuja, the federal capital city, and Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State, displayed an increasing stakeholder ownership of the National Framework Strategy and Cross River State REDD+ Strategy development process. The forums likewise set the stage for a somewhat vital next-phase for the UN-REDD Programme in the country. While the pilot site, ...

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Abuja, Calabar validation forums set stage for fresh REDD+ phase

Governor Ben Ayade

Two separate validation workshops held recently within two weeks in Abuja, the federal capital city, and Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State, have set the stage for a somewhat vital next-phase for the UN-REDD Programme in Nigeria. While the Abuja forum entailed a national authentication of the draft REDD+ document, the Calabar workshop focused essentially on state-related issues, ...

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Super-high-risk posed by a Superhighway


Observations by a stakeholder of defining differences during the environmental impact assessment review and hearing on the proposed Superhighway project in Calabar, Cross River State So much has been said and heard in the last six months over the road that the Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade proposes to cut from the Calabar and Bakassi ports to Katsina Ala ...

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