Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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3 days ago
No fewer than 29 persons were killed by flood while 14,244 houses were destroyed across the 44 local councils of Kano State this year.
13 Oct
The Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Prof. Charles Igwe has advised Nigerians to develop environmentally friendly actions and attitudes to avert problems of flooding, pollution and erosion in the North and the South East. Igwe made the call when the eggheads in the university's Research and Environmental Policy Centre led by its director,…
25 Sep
Would you really call it a home if every time it rains cat and dog your heart skips in fear that your interior might flood due to poor building construction?
21 Sep
Heavy flooding has affected and displaced about 426,000 people in South Sudan, including 185,000 children, as overflowing rivers deluged homes and farms in the impoverished country, the UN's emergency-response agency said on Tuesday.
17 Sep
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday began distributing farm inputs to 32,557 farmers affected by the 2020 flood disaster in Niger.
14 Sep
Residents of the Trademore Estate, Lugbe, Abuja are still counting their losses following a fierce flood disaster that ravaged the estate on Sunday night.
9 Sep
No fewer than 39 people lost their lives to fire and flood disaster in Guri, Kafin Hausa, Malam Madori Local Government Areas in Jigawa State.
8 Sep
Hundreds of motorists were marooned at Ugbowo on the Lagos-Benin Highway on Wednesday during a heavy downpour that led to flooding of the area.
5 Sep
The Kwara Government has commenced the clearing and evacuation of debris on Asa River to prevent flood in Ilorin and environs.
3 Sep
The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has urged Abuja residents to stay alert to the predictions issued by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) and the Nigerian Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA).
24 Aug
Senegal's Interior Minister Antoine Felix Abdoulaye Diome is up to his knees in water, in a suburb of the West African country's capital, surveying flood damage.
21 Aug
Following the flood prediction for this year, the Federal Government has disclosed that it has placed its response agencies on red alert in flood prone areas of Ekiti State to avert disasters.


34 mins ago
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has warned Lagosians against protesting on streets on Wednesday as plans are under way to arrests erring #EndSARS protesters across the state. He said it is in the interest of security and public safety and that he wishes to warn the organisers of the protests the police…
59 mins ago
The Police in Ondo State said it have arrested one Ola Omogunwa, a 23 year-old commercial motorcyclist, for allegedly raping two women at different locations in Ondo state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Odunlami Funmilayo, disclosed this while parading the suspect,along with two others at police headquarters,on Tuesday in Akure. Funmilayo said…
1 hour ago
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident he can turn Manchester United's fortunes around as pressure increases on the Norwegian ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Atalanta at Old Trafford. United are five points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea after a 4-2 defeat at Leicester on Saturday They are not certain of progressing to the last…
4 hours ago
Three persons have been reportedly trapped while one has been confirmed dead in a fresh building collapse on Monday night in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Two other persons were rescued from the collapsed two-storey building by residents of the area. Confirming the incident on Tuesday,, the South West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management…
4 hours ago
Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…