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Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has called on the people of the state to refrain from dumping refuse in drainage channels and waterways so as to avert flooding.
Thousands of police and soldiers have been deployed in Albania to rescue stranded residents after heavy rainfall triggered major flooding, and caused the death of a utility worker, officials and the power company said Sunday.
At least two people have been killed and almost 2,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding Sunday in Malaysia's Penang, with the historic state capital under murky brown water.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun has called on the Federal Government and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to make available, special funds to some states that had put infrastructure in place to prevent flooding.
Governor Seriake Dickson has called on administrators of the Ecological Fund to support Bayelsa state to deal with the problems of perennial flooding and erosion.
Some 70,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes Friday after a rain-swollen dam in Puerto Rico failed in the latest disaster caused by Hurricane Maria.
Hurricane Maria barrelled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain.
The benefits of the proposed dredging according to him, include reduced risk of flooding, greater federal presence in the state, improved navigability of the water ways, increased value of water fronts and greater economic activities along the River Banks.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72).
Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow.
At least three people died and six were missing after a major storm caused widespread flooding in and around the Philippine capital on Tuesday, forcing schools, government offices and businesses to shut down.
The Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Aliko Dangote, says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to victims of the devastating flood in Benue.
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Former Arsenal striker, Ian Wright, has claimed that Paul Pogba would not be suffering his run of bad form, if he was playing for Pep Guardiola and not Jose Mourinho.
A senator, Abdullahi Adamu, who was removed as chairman Northern Senators’ Forum has denied allegation he mismanaged funds belonging to the group.
Cameroon has a new military region created to cater for security needs in the west and northwest region, the state-owned CRTV has reported.
“Whenever you talk with Nnamdi Kanu, he always speaks from both sides of his mouth, he is not a straightforward person”, Mr. Ikpeazu told BBC Igbo service.
The senator representing Abia north, Mao Ohuabunwa, says he expects President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill into law.
The 'squiggly line' image shown by broadcasters was not used to disallow Juan Mata's goal in Manchester United's FA Cup fifth-round win at Huddersfield, says the provider of VAR pictures.
Mohamed Salah has been advised by Ahmed Elmohamady to ignore Real Madrid transfer talk and spend “at least” one more season at Liverpool.
Coach Gernot Rohr has expressed concerns over the lack of game time for goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Dele Alampasu ahead of the World Cup in June.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he has reconciled with his predecessor, Mr Gabriel Suswam.
New leadership emerged in the national para-sports federations on Thursday after seemingly free and fair elections conducted by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports in Abuja.