Nigeria requires N3 trillion for disaster risk management
If urgent steps are not taken to mitigate disaster ravaging the country, an estimated N3 trillion may be required to respond to disaster across the 36 states and the FCT by 2020 the National Emergency ..
NEMA distributes relief materials to flood victims in Ondo
About 745 victims of flood, windstorm and ocean surge in Ondo State have received succour and relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
NEMA’s DG denies receipt of N33 billion for North East rescue
Amid a barrage of financial malfeasance allegations, the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Mahaija, has denied receiving N33 billion as intervention fund for either the North East or any part of the federation.
‘How NEMA DG was shielded after alleged official indictment’
The last is yet to be heard of the N33 billion fraud allegation levelled against the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustpha Maihaja, by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.
Reps indict NEMA chief over alleged N33b fraud, urge prosecution
The House of Representatives has indicted the Managing Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, over alleged embezzlement of over N33 billion meant to offer relief materials to Nigerians.
Disease outbreak looms as floods spread
Scientists have predicted an increase in cases of water and mosquito-borne diseases. The forecast followed flooding in several communities across...
Rainstorm kills three, destroys 880 houses in Katsina
No fewer than three persons have been confirmed dead and six others injured following a rainstorm at Maibare in Baure Local Council of Katsina State.The incident, which occurred at the weekend, destroyed over 700 homes in Maibare, while farmers lost several farmlands and animals to the natural disaster.
Flood disaster looms in Nigeria, NEMA warns
With the current rise in water level in the River Niger axis and increased persistent rainfall, Nigeria might experience flood disaster higher than the 2012 flood episode, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned.
NEMA, NMA partner to provide medical help to disaster victims
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have established a Bilateral Technical Working Group (BTWG) to provide quick and appropriate emergency medical assistance to disaster victims in the country.