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NEWMAP gets two years extension, says coordinator

Salisu Dahiru

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Dr Salisu Dahiru, says the lifeline of the project has been extended by two years. National Coordinator, Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Dr Salisu Dahiru Dahiru disclosed this on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Enugu during a retreat organised by the Anambra State Ministry of Environment under the ...

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Cross River communities decry proposed erosion works stoppage

Cross River State erosion site

Six Cross River State communities have decried the alleged stoppage of proposed gully erosion works by the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP). A Cross River State erosion site The proposed project which was to be funded by the World Bank was originally billed to be carried out in Ikot Eneobong, Akai Efa, Enima Omin, Goodluck Jonathan Bypass, Ekeya ...

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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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Group partners NEWMAP to tackle gully erosion in Nasarawa

Erosion Lafia

Source of Hope Foundation, a non governmental organisation (NGO) based in Nasarawa State, says it is collaborating with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) to tackle erosion in the state. Erosion in Nasarawa State Founder of the NGO, Mrs Asibi Omeri-Ogabo, said this during a review meeting on the project in Lafia, the state capital, on Wednesday, February 17, ...

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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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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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Mabera Water Storm, other erosion projects inaugurated in Sokoto

Sokoto State

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 inaugurated the N3 billion erosion control project tagged: “Mabera Storm Water Management Works” and others in the state. Gov. Aminu Tambuwal inaugurating the erosion control project The project consists of 18.5 kilometres enlarged drainage system across Mabera Jelani, Mabera Iddi, Nakasarin Barebari, Nakasarin Nagaji, Salame and Trade Fair areas ...

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Gombe, NEWMAP sign N2.9bn contract for erosion control project

Gombe Newmap

Gombe State Government on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 signed a N2.928 billion contract with the Nigerian Erosion Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) for the commencement of the project at the Gombe State University erosion site. Gombe State and NEWMAP officials as well as those of Triacta Nigeria Limited during the contract signing At the ceremony in Gombe, the Secretary to the ...

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Erosion: NEWMAP resettles 900 persons in Ebonyi with over N250m

David Umahi

Ebonyi State Project Coordinator, Nigerian and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Dr Philip Echiegu, has said that the organisaton resettled 900 ecologically disadvantaged persons in the state with over N250 million. Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State Echiegu said this on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in Abakaliki, the state capital, during the distribution of World Bank-Assisted items of community livelihood support, ...

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Delta, NEWMAP sign N3.2bn gully erosion control project pact

ifeanyi okowa

The Delta State Government and Nigerian Erosion Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) have signed a N3.2 billion contract for the execution of the Obomkpa and Ukwunzu gully erosion control projects in the state. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Chiedu Ebie, who signed on behalf of the state government, disclosed this in a statement ...

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