Sunday, 1st October 2023


25 Sep
No fewer than five riverine communities in Delta have been sacked by water in the Warri North Local Government Area, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.
21 Sep
Libya's flood disaster, which killed thousands in the city of Derna, also displaced more than 43,000 people, the International Organization for Migration said Thursday.
15 Sep
Emergency teams on Friday kept up their search for the thousands still posted as missing from the tsunami-sized flash flood that swept the Libyan port city of Derna, killing at least 4,000 people.
14 Sep
A global aid effort for Libya gathered pace Thursday after a tsunami-sized flash flood killed at least 4,000 people, with thousands more missing -- a death toll the UN blamed in part on the legacy of years of war and chaos.
13 Sep
Epe Local Government Council in Lagos State began the clearing of drains in the council area on Wednesday to avert erosion as the rainy season peaks. Its chairperson, Ms Suurah Animashaun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that some Epe youths were engaged for the exercise to also empower those selected. “This serves as…
13 Sep
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 13 states and 50 communities, mainly up North, are likely to witness heavy rainfall that may lead to flooding between Sept. 13 and 17. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos Territorial Coordinator, NEMA, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. Farinloye listed the states and communities to include…
11 Sep
The governor of Rivers, Siminalayi Fubara, on Monday, expressed the readiness of his administration to respond to any imminent flood challenge in the state. [a] Fubara in a post on X (formerly Twitter) said that the Rivers state government has already set up a committee for the purpose of fighting any flood challenge. "I wish…
24 Aug
The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) has issued a warning regarding an impending flood disaster that could affect seven local government areas within the state.
16 Aug
The Lagos State Government has issued a flood alert, cautioning residents in specific areas to remain vigilant as heavy rainfall is expected between August 14 and 18.
14 Aug
At least 24 people have been killed, nine of them in a temple collapse, and dozens more are feared missing after intense rains caused floods and landslides in India, officials said Monday. Days of torrential downpours have washed away vehicles, demolished buildings and destroyed bridges in the northern states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. Flooding…
10 Aug
National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA), has set in motion mechanism for emergency preparedness, mitigation and response activities across the country.
9 Aug
A flood in China's southwest Sichuan province killed seven people on Wednesday, state media reported.


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Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.
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The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
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Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Saturday its forces were taking "retaliatory measures" after one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian army sniper on the border between the two countries.
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Pro- democracy group, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has called on the authorities to protect judicial officers in the country. National Coordinator of the group, Patriot Sunday Attah, at a press conference in Abuja called on those dissatisfied with the outcome of decisions...
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As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of peaceful coexistence with one another.
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has announced the deployment of 3, 000 personnel for security and protection of citizens during Nigeria's 63rd independence celebration.