NiMET prediction: Ogun allays fears of severe flooding
Contrary to the 2018 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP) of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), which listed Ogun State as one of the states prone to severe flooding this year, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye ....
NIMET forecasts early onset of rainfall
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has predicted earlier than normal rainfall in 2018.The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, unveiled this yesterday in Abuja.She disclosed that the seasonal rainfall forecast would start in late February in the south, and late June in the extreme north.
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.
AUPCTRE threatens to picket NiMet over appointment of non-professionals
The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) has condemned the appointments of non-career professionals...
NIMET faults calls for creation of climate change agency
Mashi said NIMET was established by an Act of Parliament in 2003 to provide weather services in marine, environmental and bio-meteorology for climatic and human health activities.
AIB defends review of passengers’ service charge
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) yesterday justified the mandatory five per cent Passengers Service Charge (PSC) and its recent review, describing them as critical to the discharge of statutory regulatory functions of aviation agencies.
NIMET gives farmers in Borno, Yobe early warning signals
In a renewed effort to build the capacity of communities to benefit from early warning systems, and to integrate this knowledge into their livelihoods, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency....
NIMET advocates better use of climate information in agriculture
The Director General/CEO of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Sani Abubakar Mashi, has advocated better use of climate information in agriculture to rebuild the sector and make it sustainable.