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26 Oct 2019
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
21 Oct 2019
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.
17 Oct 2019
Several areas of Lagos were locked down by flooding which, in the last two weeks, has swept through swathes of Lekki and Victoria Island, traditionally prone to risks of the mass of water movement.
27 Sep 2019
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.
27 Sep 2019
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...
21 Sep 2019
Mr Sanusi Yahaya, Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, said over 150 communities have been submerged following flood in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.
10 Aug 2019
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.
10 Aug 2018
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…
16 Jul 2018
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…
22 Jun 2018
The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as as part of efforts to prevent flooding. A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that…
2 Oct 2017
All hands must be on deck at ensuring vibrant and impactful advocacy campaigns on matters of climate change, says AMUSA TEMITOPE VICTOR, an environmentalist.
25 Sep 2017
Cross River State government and victims have urged the Federal Government to intervene in the recent landslide that cut off over 30,000 people of Bumaji community from the rest of Nigeria.

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