Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ekiti, affects FG, state’s structures
The heavy storm that accompanied Wednesday’s rainfall in Ado Ekiti caused havoc in some parts of the state capital, blowing off rooftops of some buildings and destroying property.
Unusual ‘August break’ puts crops at risk
Crop cultivation in the three geopolitical zones in the south and the North-Central Zone has been hampered as ‘August break’ extends from July to August 31, beyond the 25-day period...
Scientists say NiMET’s rainfall forecast portends food security
Agricultural scientists have explained that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency’s (NiMet’s) forecast of about 160 days of rainfall in Sahelian region of the north, 200 days in the central parts of Plateau
NIMET projects earlier than normal onset of rainfall nationwide
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has projected that the country may experience near-normal to earlier than normal rainfall in most parts of the country.
Zaria records first rainfall in 2019
Zaria in Kaduna State on Thursday recorded its first rainfall in 2019, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The rainfall began at about 9:50 p.m. with showers. It started after many had gone to bed. When contacted on phone, a large scale farmer in Zaria, Malam Musa Dogara appreciated God Almighty for the blessing.…
Imminent torrential rainfall
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JPDC, Ibarapa North LCDA collaborate on environmental sustainability
The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JPDC), in partnership with Ibarapa North East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ibadan, Oyo State, have raised alarm on the consequences of climate change, which has led to a gradual reduction of the ozone layer resulting in climatic change. They claimed that the depletion of the ozone layer is…