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…
Flood lay siege to nation as rainy season peaks
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.
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.
44 dead, 20 missing after Katsina downpour
At least, 44 persons lost their lives in the early hours of yesterday following a downpour that lasted over two hours and wreaked havoc in 10 communities in Jibia Local Government...
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.
Akwa Ibom government cautions warring communities
The people of Itu local government council in Akwa Ibom state have been urged to eschew violence and leave in peace with their neighbours as such would attract development to the area.
Four brides drown in Kebbi river, one week to wedding
Tragedy struck again in Kebbi State as another four girls preparing for their wedding ceremonies next week have reportedly drown in a river at Damana village of Birnin-Kebbi Council.