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Bauchi Islamic foundation plants 350 seedlings to curb erosion

Tree planting

Bauchi-based Shaykh Abdulkadir Jahun Islamic Foundation on Saturday, August 21, 2021 planted 350 seedlings, as a form of charity, to curb erosion and other environmental hazards in the state. Tree planting The faith-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) conducted the exercise, tagged ”Go Green 2021”, at the Sultan Abubakar Hajj Camp in Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital. In his remarks, the Secretary ...

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NESREA advocates tree planting to control erosion, initiates measures for effective waste management

Tree planting

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has called on Nigerians to plant trees, and shrubs to mitigate flooding and erosion in the country. Tree planting The Director-General of NESREA, Prof. Aliyu Jauro, made the appeal in an interview on Sunday, June 27, 2021 in Abuja. Jauro noted that the agency had a special regulation on erosion control. ...

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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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Gombe eyes World Bank loan to address erosion at Federal College

Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe

Gombe State is considering taking a World Bank loan to tackle erosion at the Federal College of Education (Technical) in Gombe, the state capital. Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school. Jatau ...

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NEWMAP, group collaborate to tackle erosion in Gombe

Hussaina Danjuma Goje

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) and Jewel Environmental Initiative (JEI) have engaged no fewer than 100 persons in an effort to sustain erosion projects in various communities in Gombe State. Gombe State Commissioner of Environment and Forest Resources, Dr Hussaina Danjuma Goje Speaking at a two-day workshop that began on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Gombe, the ...

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NEWMAP to battle land degradation in 12 more states

gully erosion site

Twelve additional states have recently become partners with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in combating environmental and land degradation. The states include: Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Borno Delta, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, and Kogi. Others are ‎Nasarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Sokoto. The multisector and multi-scale project, which adopts innovative approaches to preventing and reversing land degradation, initially commenced with ...

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Gully erosion: Before the entire East sinks


The critical issues surrounding our environment in Nigeria are distinctly shared across the varying climatic belts, seeing as while the southern part of the country is inundated with phenomena relating to the continuous supply of rainfall in particular, the northern part is dominated by situations arising from the relative lack of it. When talking excess supply of rainfall, flooding easily ...

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