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3 days ago
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said the state government is constructing a new 1.2-kilometer drainage diversion in the Ilubirin area of the state.
6 Aug
Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning has advised the residents of the state not to build on waterways or block drainage systems in the interest of their health
22 May
To show the world that Africa, especially Nigeria, has a lot of untapped talent, Jewel Fitila recently put his writing skill to the test with what many have ascribed as the first science fiction novel in Africa.
9 May
Edo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has said it constructed over 40km of secondary drains across the state to check to flood.
9 May
Lagos State Government has pledged a permanent solution to the issue of flooding in Idumagbo, Oroyinyin, Ojo Giwa and environs in Lagos Island before the end of the year
2 May
As countries move to limit the impact of climate change, experts have expressed worries over ability of Nigeria to get out of the climate crisis due to lack of financial, technological know-how, over dependence on fossil fuels...
27 Apr
Lagos State Government, yesterday, allayed fears of residents of Illubirin, Idumagbo and environs on incessant flood being experienced in the areas, assuring that necessary measures
26 Dec 2021
More than 11,000 people have been displaced in the Brazilian state of Bahia due to flooding, with authorities scrambling Saturday
7 Aug 2021
More than a thousand homes were damaged and about 5,000 people evacuated in North Korea after flooding caused by heavy rains, the country's state broadcaster reported
18 Jul 2021
Undoubtedly, flooding has become a perennial challenge in the country, seemingly defying all solutions. And when it occurs, as it does annually, it leaves in its wake destructions, displacements and deaths.
18 Jul 2021
President, Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Dr. Dorothy Bassey, in this interview with OMIKO AWA, highlights the connection between human activities on land, such as dredging, and flooding. She advises government on the need to consult professionals before embarking on the planned dredging of River Niger as a means of reducing flooding in states along the…
11 Jul 2021
Residents of Alatare Community, Ologuneru, Ibadan, have called on Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, to ensure easy access into the community of over 5,000 residents.

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Some repentant Boko-Haram members were on Saturday engaged in sanitation of maiduguri as part of measures preparing them for reintegration.
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The Ikom Calabar Federal High Way has been overtaken by flood, as motorists and road users were trapped in Okuni community after a heavy downpour in the early hours of Saturday
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Kyiv and Moscow accused each other on Saturday of striking the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine, which has been shelled repeatedly in the past week.
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Steven Gerrard won his first managerial clash with former England teammate Frank Lampard as Aston Villa beat Everton 2-1 to get off the mark in the Premier League.
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Baby weaning can be tricky, and finding the right food for them takes a lot of careful consideration.  In many Nigerian homes, brown pap is one of the first foods introduced during baby weaning. Depending on the tribe, pap has several names; the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria call it Akamu, the Yorubas call it…