NGO empowers over 1,300 women in Gombe
Tozali Women and Girl-Child Education Foundation has empowered over 1,300 women with economic tools and food items in Gombe State. National coordinator of the foundation, Hajiya Maimuna Abubakar, disclosed during an empowerment programme in the state that the aim of the programme was to promote education of girls. She said women were in need of…
Abia gets camp for internally displaced persons
The Presidency, through the Presidential Committee On Flood Relief And Rehabilitation, has handed over a 240-room hostel to Abia State to house persons displaced by natural disasters.
National survey on flood
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) says that nine states on the River Niger trough and three others on River Benue trough may experience flooding this year, following persistent rainfall. Some the states are: Niger, Anambra, Kwara, Kogi, Kebbi and Jigawa and Benue among others. Besides the alert by relevant agencies, Nigerians are daily being…
Flood displaces over 200 households in Plateau
About 200 households have been displaced by flood in Rikkos community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau, following heavy downpour on Sunday afternoon. Mr Al’Amin Yakubu, Head, Emergency Response Team of the community disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Jos. Yakubu said though no life was lost,…
Kebbi SEMA assesses damages caused by flood in 11 LGAs
The Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says it has begun the assessment of damages caused by flood in 11 local government areas of the state. The Acting Executive Director, Abbas Kamba, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Birnin Kebbi. Kamba said that the aim was…
Plateau sets up committee on return of IDPs to their homes
Plateau State government yesterday set up a committee to work out modalities for the return of Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their original homes.
Flood displaces hundreds of Damaturu residents
Flood has displaced hundreds of residents of Damaturu on Tuesday following a down pour which lasted many hours.
38, 051 IDPs taking refuge in 31 Camps in Plateau, says SEMA
Plateau State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) says a total of 38, 051 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are taking refuge in 31 camps in the state following recent violence.
29 killed in military, Boko Haram crossfire
It was a black Easter in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, as no fewer than 29 persons were feared killed in a crossfire between the Boko Haram insurgents and the military on Sunday.