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Corpers seek Taraba’s cooperation in flood control

Darius Ishaku

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Taraba has called on the state government to support the national sanitation embarked upon by the corps to tackle flooding and other environmental challenges in the state. Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State Mr Anthony Nzoka, the State Coordinator of the NYSC, made the call at the inauguration of the 2021 NYSC national sanitation ...

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Gashaka-Gumti National Park upgraded to boost security


The Africa Nature Investors (ANI), an international NGO, has upgraded facilities and services at the Gashaka-Gumti National Park in Taraba State. The Gashaka Gumti National Park The organisation also deployed modern technology to boost security in and around the park as well as trained 43 rangers to tackle challenges of climate change and insecurity at the park. The Conservator General of ...

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Waste disposal: five states take measures to keep environment clean

Victor Omofaiye

State governments in the North-Central zone and part of the North-East are taking measures to ensure proper waste disposal, a survey has shown. Kogi State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Victor Omofaiye The states are Plateau, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa and Taraba. In Plateau, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Yakubu Idi, said new strategies for waste management were based on the experience ...

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Tertiary institutions urged to raise advocacy for tree planting

Tree planting

Taraba State Commissioner for Tertiary Institutions, Mr Edward Baraya, has urged tertiary institutions in the state to create advocacy for tree planting in their respective localities to ensure an eco-friendly environment. Tree planting Baraya made the call on Friday, July 24, 2020 at a tree planting campaign organised by the Taraba State Polytechnic, Suntai, in its Jalingo campus. He said ...

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A tale of two dams

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has warned that the rains will be intensive this year and that communities located along the Niger River basin should brace up for more flood. NIMET officials gave the prediction recently while presenting the agency’s report of this year’s rainfall expectations. They put the commencement of the rains from February running through June, with a ...

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