Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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7 Aug
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
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
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
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.
16 Jun
With threat of flooding as a result of blocked drains, Lagosians have said attitudinal change by residents could avert flooding in the megacity.
3 Jun
Climate change is the changes in the global climate systems over a long period, which can be yearly or in a decade compared to weather changes, which only occur daily, weekly, or monthly.
24 Apr
The Kano State Government has announced plans to conduct mass desilt and drain clearance to control flooding and protect the environment.
15 Apr
The Lagos State government said it would upgrade 56 roads and reconstruct drains, street lightings, Massey Children Hospital as part of the ongoing Action Area Plan to reconstruct/upgrade roads
16 Mar
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has said the state government embarked on the construction of more roads and stormwater drainages in Okpanam to check erosion and floodwater
28 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, pledged to address erosion and perennial flooding in Niger Delta communities.
27 Oct 2020
Leaders of Anegbette and Udochi communities, two towns worst hit by floods in South Uneme clan of Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, have called for urgent government’s intervention in the provisions of relief materials and relocation to avoid a major food crisis and outbreak of diseases in the area.   President of…
11 Oct 2020
I think we all have to appreciate the fact that whatever human endeavour we are into, a season can disappoint, something can happen. Some places in the country are witnessing drought...


13 mins ago
Kanye West has legally changed his name to Ye after a Los Angeles court approved his application. The U.S rapper formally requested to change his name to Ye (pronounced "yay") in August after filing legal documents - citing "personal reasons" for the name change. He has now successfully dropped his full name - Kanye Omari…
34 mins ago
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose departure from the tech giant in 2020 followed revelations of an affair with an employee 20 years before, had already been warned in 2008 over emails to a female staff member that were deemed inappropriate. According to reporting by the Wall Street Journal that was confirmed to AFP by a…
42 mins ago
As we draw closer to the end of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic is still a big concern, and its continuing effects on our food systems remain as real as ever. As more people are threatened with slipping into food insecurity, Africa’s demand for food is growing. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations (UN) projects population…
1 hour ago
Premier League clubs have voted to temporarily block teams from striking lucrative deals with businesses that have links to their club's owners after the Saudi Arabia-backed takeover of Newcastle. The Guardian newspaper reported 18 clubs voted in favour of the ban at an emergency meeting on Monday, with Newcastle voting against and Manchester City abstaining.…
1 hour ago
North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability. The test came with both Koreas building up their weapons capabilities in what could become an arms race on the peninsula,…