To prevent further destruction of life and property, Osun State government has commenced dredging of waterways and rivers in Iwo councils.
There is cause to worry about the possibility of Lagos being submerged by water in the not-too-distant future. Such an apprehension is borne not just because of the series of projections and reports tending towards such doomsday scenario...
The Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr Clement Nze, has warned Nigerians to brace up for more floods.
Undoubtedly, flooding has become a perennial challenge in the country, seemingly defying all solutions. And when it occurs, as it does annually, it leaves in its wake destructions, displacements and deaths.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has described the 2012 flood as the worst incident which affected over seven million people in the country.
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said that Nigerians should expect more floods this year based on reports by Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA).
3 Dec 2020
Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, yesterday disclosed that his ministry saved N55 billion from review of contracts for 26 major water projects in the country.
28 Sep 2020
A middle-aged man has been swept away by flood in Iwaro Oka community of Akoko South West Local Government area, Ondo State at the weekend. Sources said the motorcycle of the farmer, simply identified as Akede...
9 Aug 2020
Concern that the end of August break would trigger the annual September peak rainfall underscores the repeated warnings being issued to citizens to brace up for massive floods that could spell disaster.
3 Aug 2020
If we look critically, the only trend notable remains the amount of precipitation — changing rainfall patterns which lead to more intense and frequent floods...
6 Oct 2019
In the first week of August, the Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency (NIHSA), the agency responsible for issuing flood alerts in Nigeria...