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Kebbi SEMA advises residents to plant trees over windstorm

The Chairman, Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Sani Dododo, has advised residents to plant trees in their houses to avert the menace of windstorm.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on Tuesday directed the immediate termination of the contract for two Payment Service Provider (PSP) for failure to meet the contractual agreement to commence Conditional Cash Transfer to beneficiaries in four states of the federation under their control.

Nigeria sets up panel to probe Borno IDPs’ camp fire

The federal government has set upna probe panel to unravel the fire outbreak at Ngala Internally Displaced Persons IDPs’ camps in Borno State.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief conirms pipeline leakage in Ipaja.

LASEMA: 50 shanties gutted by fire in Ajegunle

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says about 50 shanties are affected by the fire at Olaiya, Mechanic Bus Stop off Orege in Ajegunle, a suburb in Lagos State.

Bandits kill 6, displace 600, rustle over 500 cattle in Niger

Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
At least six people were killed when tornadoes ripped through Mississippi on Sunday, officials said, prompting the southern US state to declare an emergency.

At least six dead as tornadoes hit Mississippi

At least six people were killed when tornadoes ripped through Mississippi on Sunday, officials said, prompting the southern US state to declare an emergency.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says a victim of the March 15, 2020 explosion at Abule-Ado, Lagos State died on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to 23.

Lagos explosion victim dies in hospital, one still missing

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says a victim of the March 15, 2020 explosion at Abule-Ado, Lagos State died on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to 23.
A might pipeline explosion that shook several houses rocks Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Sunday morning.

Mighty explosion rocks Lagos

A mighty pipeline explosion that shook several houses rocks Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Sunday morning.
Six police officers were killed on Wednesday after when gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked Dapchi, a village in Yobe State, Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary of Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has said.

ISWAP: Emergency officials evacuate six police corpses, 2 others after Dapchi attack

Six police officers were killed on Wednesday after when gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked Dapchi, a village in Yobe State, Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary of Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has said.

One dead, 12 injured in Lagos road accident

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it has rescued 12 victims of an accident that occurred at Ogudu area of Lagos, while one passenger died.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Troops capture more terrorists, rescues over 165 women, children

The Nigerian Army says its troops have neutralised and captured more Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa’s Province (ISWAP) terrorists and rescued 165 women and children from their captivity in Borno State.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

LASEMA begins demolition of distressed buildings in Lagos

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said the agency had started demolition of distressed buildings in Lagos Island with a three-storey building located at Bamigbose street.

Man drowns at Lagos national stadium swimming pool

The police in Lagos on Sunday said that a 26-year-old man, Sodiq Yusuf, had drowned inside the National Stadium swimming pool, Surulere.
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NEMA moves to prevent flooding in Ondo, environs

The National Emergency Management Agency has organised a stakeholders’ meeting to put on alert relevant emergency management agencies and create awareness ahead of impending rainfall warnings till December.
On Saturday, a building collapsed in Orisha community in Magodo, trapping four persons. 4

Four killed as building collapses in Lagos community

No fewer than four persons have been confirmed dead after a house built on a hill in the Magodo-Isheri area of Lagos State collapsed on Saturday.

SEMA: Bandits ransack Niger village

At least 200 armed bandits invaded Kokoki village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, sacking the people from their homes, the Niger State Emergency Management Agency has revealed.

Surviving child of Lagos ill-fated family dies

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that the surviving child in a family of six that died in a room in Lagos on Wednesday has also died.
Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger.

Flood renders many homeless in Niger

He appealed to the government to reconstruct the collapsed bridge with immediate effect to ease movement of people.

Many rendered homeless, several houses submerged in Niger flood – agency

Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.

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Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie has made the cover page of the current Marie Claire Brazil, an international magazine in Brazil.

Chimamanda Adichie mourns deceased father

Celebrated author, Chimamanda Adichie, says she is stuck in the United States awaiting Nigeria’s airspace to reopen for international flights.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SERAP gives President Buhari 14 days to probe over N300 billion missing public funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
The new head of Nigeria's state oil company NNPC, Mele Kyari, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria August 7, 2019. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NNPC announces top-management level appointments, redeployments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ondo governor should hand over to me – deputy

Agbola Ajayi, Deputy Governor of Ondo state, has asked Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, who is in isolation since Tuesday when he tested positive for COVID-19, to hand over to him.
Amazonian tribe members in Ecuador released six people they had kidnapped to demand the release of the body of a leader killed by the coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.

Amazon tribe releases hostages after body of leader returned

Amazonian tribe members in Ecuador released six people they had kidnapped to demand the release of the body of a leader killed by the coronavirus, the government said on Saturday.