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Edo farmers flay chemical fertilisers, insist on agroecology


Farmers in Benin City, the Edo State capital, have said that the solution to climate change and food crises is agroecology. Participants at the HOMEF dialogue and practical agroecological training for farmers The submission was made at a dialogue and practical agroecological training organised by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) for over 50 farmers on how to improve ...

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Oil extraction: Edo community laments pollution

Gelegele Community

With so much suffering being faced by communities from gas flaring and pollution in the Gelegele community, oil industry profits gained appear to have blinded companies to the negative impacts. Gelegele Community The issue of gas flaring has been a major source of environmental damage and habitual loss in the Niger Delta region and has adversely affected local populations that ...

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Gully erosion takes toll on UNIBEN, communities

Gully erosion

Some staff and students residing close to the Ugbowo Campus of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) and residents in Iguo-Osaigie and other surrounding communities in Uhunmwonde Local Gove+rnment Area of Edo State are about to be cut off because of the ravaging gully erosion in the area. Gully erosion in Edo State, Nigeria The surrounding communities, Iguo-Hana, Iguo-Efosa, Oke-Okehn, Okun ...

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Lawmaker warns of imminent collapse of bridge on Lagos-Benin Highway

Lagos-Benin Highway

A member representing Ovia Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Dennis Idahosa, warned on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest Local Government Area of Edo State would soon collapse. The caved in section of the bridge on the Lagos-Benin Highway A section of the bridge before Okada Junction on the Lagos-Benin Highway ...

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Ogba Zoo: Obaseki to issue Executive Order to halt deforestation

Ogba Zoo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says he intends to issue an Executive Order that will stop further deforestation and encroachment on the land belonging to the Ogba Zoological Garden and Nature Park in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the disclosure recently while receiving the report of a committee set up by the government to investigate the ...

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A tale of a primary school in distress in Edo State

School children

The flooding situation at the Evbuotubu Primary School has entered its 12th year, but there is nothing to show that help is in sight for these children It was 10:00am or thereabout. Abies, a pupil of Evbuotubu Primary School, has just been asked out of the class. She had been down with illness and has not been in school for ...

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Evbuotubu Primary School: Who cares?

It was around 10 in the morning that day. Abies (not her real name) has just been asked out of the class. She had been down with illness and has not been in school for about a week and half now. Her peasant mother said the nurses at the health centre, (not too far, from the school premises) had diagnosed ...

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