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29 Aug 2020
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned residents of Anambra in flood plains and low lands near the River Niger and its tributaries to relocate. The South-East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Mr Fred Anusim, gave the warning while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Enugu. NAN reports that the…
18 Aug 2020
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Tuesday said an indigenous contractor had moved to site to begin clearing of drains on 14 major roads across Lagos
17 Aug 2020
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced door-to-door sensitisation of communities in flood-prone areas of Delta consequent to the prediction of flooding
10 Aug 2020
Piqued by the report that coastal flooding is set to rise by 50 per cent globally due to climate change in the next 80 years, environmentalists have stressed the need for Nigeria
3 Aug 2020
Risk Managers Society of Nigeria (RIMSON), has called on all tiers of Government to take proactive and decisive steps against avoidable fatalities and catastrophic loss of properties in the perennial flood zones in Nigeria.
Funke Akindele and Pa James
10 Jul 2020
Yesterday, reports went viral that popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele bought veteran actor Kayode Olasehinde "Ajirebi" better known as Pa James a house. The report had it that the "Jenifa's Diary" star gifted the house to the "Papa Ajasco" after the latter lost his home to flooding in Lagos. On July 7, the veteran actor…
17 Apr 2020
Yes, sometimes, you just have to stare at the sky and ask: why is ours always different? What gods framed us so negatively different? It is a puzzling and a rather disturbingly...
29 Feb 2020
More than 200,000 people have been affected by floods that have ravaged the Republic of Congo since last year, authorities said Saturday. The government has issued an urgent international appeal after the flooding
11 Jan 2020
The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment to bringing succor to flood-prone communities of Ijegun, Ijagemo, and Ijedodo through the construction of 19.39-kilometer road network
5 Dec 2019
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.
27 Nov 2019
‘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’.
16 Nov 2019
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.

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