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North-East stakeholders express readiness to tackle flooding

Yola flood

Stakeholders from the North-East region in Nigeria have expressed readiness to combat predicted incidents of flooding as the year gradually begins its last lap. Flooding in Yola Some of the stakeholders have also proffered strategic solutions towards mitigating flooding now and in the future. Dr Abubakar Gabarin, Head of Operations, Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (BASEMA), said the agency had ...

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North-East stakeholders map out strategies for avoiding food crisis

Alhaji Sabo Nanono

Some agricultural stakeholders in Nigeria’s North-East region have prescribed strategies for salvaging the impending food crisis in the country, a survey has shown. Alhaji Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development In Adamawa State, Mr Suleiman Amusa, Silos Manager, National Food Control Services and Security in charge of the state, said government had rehabilitated the 500,000 metric tonnes silos ...

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10m tree seedlings planted in North-East Nigeria in two years

Tree planting

No less than 10 million tree seedlings were planted by state governments in the North-East region, to enhance afforestation and check desert encroachment in the last two years. Tree planting A survey shows that the trees were planted in Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states between 2019 and 2021. The states are among the 11 desert prone areas alongside ...

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Insurgency in North-East aids desertification, prevents tree planting


States in the North-East geo-political zone of Nigeria are reinforcing proactive measures to check the threat of desertification and erosion in their respective areas. Desertification in northern Nigeria According to a recent survey, state governments and other stakeholders have expressed concern over the situation, expressing the need for concerted efforts by all to check the menace. They identified causes and ...

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Concern as elephants return to Nigeria’s war zone


A herd of hundreds of elephants has returned to north-east Nigeria, where it is at risk from Boko Haram jihadists and in conflict with villagers who are trying to sow their crops. The herd of elephants. Photo credit: UNHAS The elephants, thought to number about 250, initially appeared in north-east Nigeria in December 2019, before returning to neighbouring Cameroon and ...

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