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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

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

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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Gombe, NEWMAP to mitigate impact of land degradation

Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

The Gombe State Government and Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) have said they will partner to mitigate the menace of deforestation and land degradation in the state. Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State Dr Hussaina Goje, the Commissioner for Environment and Forest Resource, said the state government would, through the partnership and other interventions, revive the environment. ...

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Gombe moves to end open defecation by 2025

Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

The Gombe State Government, in a bid to end open defecation by 2025, has declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Mijinyawa Yahaya, disclosed this at a news conference on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 in Gombe, the state capital, after the State Executive Council ...

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