Again, Edo pensioners protest non-payment of arrears
Despite claims by the Edo State government that it has paid over N6.2 billion gratuities and pensions since January, retirees yesterday protested the non-payment of the arrears, which they said, had accumulated to 42 months.
The ecological fund and the cans of worms
Mallam Garba Shehu put me to this. In an FRCN programme last week, the suave senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity asked us to get into the habit...
Flood sacks 12 communities, destroys 3,000 farmlands in Cross River
Twelve communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded following two days of heavy rain, while more than 3,000 farmlands were equally destroyed.
Flood disasters loom in Bayelsa, Anambra, Abia, Delta states
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has raised the alarm over impending flood in Anambra, Abia, Delta and Bayelsa states.
NEMA, varsities plan national capacity building for disaster risk monitoring in states
Following the recurring flooding in some part of the country, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has teamed up with six universities to devise plans to improve the nation’s disaster readiness.
Benue flood: SEMA boss denies diversion of relief materials
Mr Boniface Ortese, Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency (BSEMA), has denied allegations that relief materials for victims of the recent flood in the state had been diverted.
NEMA ‘s liabilities, staff claims hit N3.465b liabilities
About N2.8billion liabilities were inherited by the new management of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) including N665 million suspicious claims from some of its staff members, it was learnt yesterday.
NEMA sends team to flood ravaged Benue
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has deployed a team to provide humanitarian services to residents in Benue that were affected by recent flooding in the state.