Disturbing spate of market fires
Against the backdrop of a decrepit and ill-equipped fire service infrastructure in the country, there have been genuine concerns that the frequent market fires in several states could only wreck more havoc.
NEMA launches operation Eagle Eye in Niger
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Niger has launched operation Eagle Eye to sensitise road users on the need to embrace safety measures during the Yuletide. Mrs Lydia Wagami, Head of Operations, NEMA, Minna Operations Office, said during the inauguration of the exercise in Minna on Thursday, that it would ensure safety of lives…
NEMA, Yobe distributes materials to rebuild market
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have distributed 1,500 bags of cement and roofing sheets to rebuild the potash market.
Lawmakers probe outage, NEMA, summon Akpabio over NDDC’s expenditure
The Senate has resolved to investigate the setbacks in power generation, transmission and distribution nationwide.
Fire service: Neglected at the peril of citizens
At the maiden meeting of the present Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari explained why he created the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management.
2,000 traders affected by Onitsha fire, says NEMA official
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that at least 2,000 traders suffered huge losses in the fuel tanker fire that destroyed major parts of the Ochanja Market in Onitsha.
Flood wrecks havoc in states as weather agencies warn coastal communities
In the first week of August, the Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA), the agency responsible for issuing flood alerts in Nigeria...
Alleged N54.3m fraud: EFCC re-arraigns NEMA director on amended charge
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.