Okowa tasks FG on more dams to check flooding in Delta
The Governor Ifeanyi Okowa administration has urged the Federal Government to construct more dams to end the perennial dislocations caused by flooding in Delta State.
Niger community decries spate of erosion, flooding
‘At any heavy rainfall, we find it very hard to cope as we continuously lose lives and property worth millions of naira to perennial flooding in our community’.
Flooding from Oyan Dam: Isheri residents lament loss of lives, property, crippling of business activities
Residents of Isheri community along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have lamented the colossal loss of lives and property in their community, caused by the lackadaisical attitude of Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority (OORBDA) under the Federal Government.
Sunday Dare: Choosing between entertaining and empowering the youth
One of the most deplorable syndromes among African youths is that they would rather love to be entertained than empowered. As it can be seen in the just concluded Big Brother Naija(BBN) where millions of Nigerian youths were glued to their TV monitor
Flooding to trigger building collapse in major cities
Except there is a reorientation on locations, design and foundation methodology in flood prone areas, many buildings still risk collapse in view of the incessant rainfall across the country, professionals have warned.
Kwara restates commitment to tackle flooding
The Kwara state government has restated its commitment to tackle the issue of perennial flooding in some parts of the state. Its Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi gave the assurance in Ilorin on Thursday during an on-the-spot assessment of debris evacuation on Asa River.
Edo clears drains, reactivates re-injection ponds to control flooding
The Edo State Government yesterday intensified flood control and waste management efforts in the state with the removal of debris from drains and re-activation...
FEMA alerts residents of Kubwa, Kuje to possible flooding
The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding.
Jigawa government spends N27m to clear drainage
Jigawa Government on Friday said it had spent N27 million to clear drainage in parts of the state to prevent outbreak of communicable diseases. Alhaji Mohammed Wada, Director, Community Mobilization in the state Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Hadejia. He said each local…
Katsina, World Bank to spend N50bn on flooding – Masari
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state. Gov. Aminu Masari, who made the disclosure during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the money would be provided through the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management…