Monday, 29th May 2023


25 Feb 2022
Director-general of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Clement Onyeaso Nze, yesterday, disclosed that no fewer than 69 people died, while property estimated
11 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Hydrological Service Agency (NHSA) has again asked Nigerians to brace up for higher magnitude of flood, saying what the country...
5 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency (NHSA) has warned state governments to brace up for impending flood and avoid fire brigade approach and start preparations for flood before the rainy season.
5 Nov 2019
Following the release of water from Lagdo dam in Cameroun, the Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency (NHSA) has warned Edo Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers states to brace up for more flooding.
19 Oct 2019
Since 2012, flood has remained a recurring menace in Nigeria. Lives have been lost; people have been displaced from their homes and their properties destroyed; farms have been submerged leaving farmers wailing due to the destruction of their crops. The losses are quite enormous.
16 Sep 2018
Many victims of the 2012 flood disaster in Kogi State who are experiencing another round of displacement are apprehensive over a possible repeat of 2012 scenario...
29 Jul 2018
On Sunday July 15, the weather was cool and pleasant, so Amina Shuaibu, 40, fed and wrapped her 20-month-old son, Ja’afaru in warm clothing preparatory for a sound night rest, alongside other members of her household.
29 Jul 2018
First and foremost, Lagos State, where I reside is a coastal city that enjoys rainfall more than any part of the country. The likelihood of having rainwater is very high and that is our case.
11 May 2018
The Nigeria Hydrological Agency (NHSA) has released the 2018 flood outlooks in 35 states in the country.The outlook projected that Sokoto, Niger, Benue, Anambra, Niger Delta, Anambra, Ogun-Osun, Cross-River and Yobe states would have high risks of river flooding.
19 Mar 2018
As the rainy season approaches, there is likely going to be fresh memories in the minds of the over 7 million people, who were reportedly affected by the flood incident that happened...


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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) intercepted a consignment of 32 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on its way to a bandit camp in Niger State. This was made known in a statement by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday. Babafemi said the suspect, Musa Muhammadu, was apprehended with explosives on Monday,…
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The inauguration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the President of Nigeria marks a significant milestone in the nation's political landscape. With a mix of expectations and controversies surrounding his ascension to power, the event carries a weight of anticipation and uncertainty. As Tinubu takes the oath of office, Nigeria finds itself at a crossroads, with…
40 mins ago
There is serious security checks ongoing at the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue for the inuaguration of the President elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. As early as 6:00 am Monday morning, many invited guests were seen trouping into the Eagle Square to take vantage seats ahead of the inuaguration formalities which commences by 10:00 am. The security…
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Haiti, the Sahel and Sudan now rank among the UN's highest alert areas for food insecurity, requiring "urgent" action from the international community, food agencies warned Monday. The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) said Afghanistan, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen remain at the highest alert level. And now…
1 hour ago
Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Friday said it has effected the National Industrial Court judgement which nullified the Lagos State government’s appointment of a Caretaker Committee, known as Parks and Garages Administrators. The organisation, therefore, announced the appointment of its National Deputy Chairman Admin, Aransiolpa Kudus as the acting Chairman of RTEAN…