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Environmental laws: NESREA to enhance enforcement, compliance in Gombe

Aliyu Jauro

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) says it is working to enhance compliance and enforcement of environmental laws in Gombe State and across the Northeast states. Prof. Aliyu Jauro, Director-General of NESREA Mr Charles Sharah, the North-East Zonal Director of NESREA said this in an interview on Monday, January 24, 2022, in Gombe, the state capital. Sharah ...

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Gombe partners private sector player to develop hippopotamus colony


Gombe State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with private sector initiatives on developing hippopotamus colony around its water banks and harness the huge potential in wildlife conservation and eco-tourism. Hippopotamus Gov. Inuwa Yahaya gave the assurance while receiving Prof. Lynne Baker, a U.S.-based wildlife conservationist, who paid him a courtesy visit on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 in Gombe, ...

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FRSC, Gombe partner on tree planting

Tree planting

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Gombe State, in collaboration with the government, has embarked on tree planting campaign under the Gombe Goes Green (3G) Initiative. Tree planting The Sector Commander, Mr Ishaku Ibrahim, stated this on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 during the tree planting exercise at the command’s headquarters in Lafiyawo Community, Akko Local Government Area of the ...

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Govt, Gombe sign MoU to revamp regional water supply project


Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, and the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaborative funding of the Gombe Regional Water Supply Project. Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, and the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu The MoU is aimed at actualising the rehabilitation, upgrading and expansion of the 50 million litres per ...

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Group seeks increased awareness on dangers of desertification


Jewel Environmental Initiative (JEI), a Gombe-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), has called for increased awareness on the dangers of deforestation to save the environment. Desertification and land degradation are very serious challenges. They lead to hunger and poverty Mr Ismail Bima, the NGO’s Chief Executive Officer, made the call in an interview in Gombe, the Gombe State capital, on Friday, June ...

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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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Abattoir wastes create income for Gombe youths, entrepreneurs

Abattoir waste

Animal by-product and waste from abattoirs in Gombe State is creating income for youths and entrepreneurs as demand for the commodity heightens from across the country, investigations have indicated. Abattoir waste The beneficiaries indicated this in separate interviews in Gombe, the state capital, on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Mr Gali Abdullahi, a bone seller from the Gombe abattoir, said the ...

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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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States in North-East Nigeria intensify waste management strategies

Dr Ibrahim Kabir

Some state governments in the North-East zone in Nigeria have intensified effort at ensuring clean environment, creation of job opportunities and revenue generation, through effective waste management practices. Dr Ibrahim Kabir, the Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency A survey conducted in Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Adamawa and Yobe states indicates that some of them have even established ...

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Govt installs pesticides cottage industry to curb tomato pest

Mustapha Bab-Shehuri

The Federal Government has completed the installation of various cottage industries on pesticides in Gombe State to curb “Tuta Absoluta” pest in tomatoes,  according to Alhaji Mustapha Bab-Shehuri, Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development. Alhaji Mustapha Bab-Shehuri, Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development Bab-Shehuri, who was on a working visit to Gombe, disclosed this on Friday, ...

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