Monday, 2nd October 2023


16 Sep
Flooding and lightning strikes in Yemen have killed eight civilians, an official and a doctor told AFP on Saturday, underscoring the threat of extreme weather in the war-ravaged country.
7 Sep
Edo State government, yesterday, pledged support for residents of riverine communities in the state, noting that it has put in place adequate plans to provide relief to residents.
4 Sep
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Sunday urged State and Federal Governments to activate emergency preparedness against the impending flood.
31 Aug
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that Lagdo Dam in Cameroun may commence full discharge of excess water should the heavy rainfall persist. Director-General, NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed, made this known during an Emergency Coordination Forum of Disaster Management Stakeholders meeting, yesterday, in Abuja. He said: “This release may result in all frontline states experiencing flooding in subsequent…
31 Aug
•Approves N10b for palliatives Delta State government, yesterday, called on residents in lowland and flood-prone areas to relocate to higher planes in view of the impending flood, following the release of water from Cameroun's Lagdo Dam into rivers Niger and Benue. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Festus Ekpen Ahon, gave the warning in a…
29 Aug
Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) has warned that seven local councils could be flooded in the next 10 days.
15 Aug
Lagos State Government has said that 80 percent of flood disasters in the state are man-made. Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, stated this, yesterday, when he met with representatives of some local councils in Lagos as part of the agency's flood mitigation and adaptation awareness campaign, with the theme,…
14 Aug
Worried by devastating floods in Nigeria, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has called for anticipatory action in states to mitigate flooding crisis.
31 Jul
Following an increase in the frequency and extent of flooding, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has called for synergy among stakeholders to reduce the impact of flooding. The Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the call during the agency’s advocacy campaign against flooding across local councils in the state. The agency had…
16 Jul
Rescuers battled to reach people trapped in a flooded tunnel Sunday in South Korea, where at least 33 people have died and 10 are missing after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides.
9 Jul
The governments of Osun, Ondo and Ekiti States have taken proactive measures to avert flooding and the possible loss of lives and properties, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) indicates.
12 Jun
Junior Chambers International (JCI), at the weekend, hosted prominent Niger Deltans and scholars to find sustainable solution to perennial flooding in Bayelsa State, the Niger Delta and the entire country.


9 mins ago
Senior officials of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) secretariat have met new Nigeria’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, to discuss the future of AMCOW, the preparation towards the seventh AfricaSan Conference coming up in Swakopmund, Namibia next month.
22 mins ago
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has stressed the importance of having cybersecurity and digital literacy in school curriculums.
45 mins ago
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.
46 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged the positive impact of the National Youth Games, saying it generates both direct and indirect employment opportunities in the sports value chain, particularly for the host state.
56 mins ago
Politicians and scholars are calling for a review of the variant of democracy that is in vogue in Africa, where citizens don’t get rewarded with a better life and the electoral process becomes something like magic, such that it becomes easier to take a voyage ....
57 mins ago
In a last-minute effort to stall the indefinite strike billed to commence tomorrow, the Federal Government has again sought concessions with labour unions by presenting new offers for consideration.
59 mins ago
The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has extolled the qualities of Nigerian people in a newly released Afrobeats solo track produced to mark the country’s 63rd Independence anniversary.
1 hour ago
A consultant Cardiologist with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Eze Nwafor, has said heart problems are increasing, because of economic challenges in the country. 
1 hour ago
Former President Muhammadu Buhari has never regretted decisions he took in office. Buhari’s former Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with BBC Hausa monitored in Kaduna.
1 hour ago
The Nigerian luxury real estate market has taken a beating lately due to several indices, which include stricter government regulations and economic factors.