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Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.
The Kogi State Government on Thursday said it had taken some measures to mitigate flood disaster and outbreak Lassa fever and other epidemic prone diseases in the state.
Mr Ifeanyi Omoje, the Head of Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says over 3,148 farmers affected by the 2018 flood in Edo will benefit from the agency’s grants.
Floods sparked by torrential rains have killed nearly 40 in Indonesia with a dozen more still missing, officials said Monday, marking the latest calamity for a disaster-prone nation.
Floods in Iran have killed 76 people and caused more than $2.2bn in damages in recent weeks, with flood warnings still in place for large swaths of the country.
No fewer than 20, 679 persons were displaced by various disasters in Kaduna State in 2018, the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said.
A popular Enugu-based prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has described the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as an anti-Christ and deceitful.
Nigerian teachers have won the 2018 Safe School Heroes Awards, in recognition of their dedication and courage to sustain teaching and learning in schools.
Worried by the current plight of the victims of flood disaster in his senatorial district, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Thursday, distributed cash gifts to 630 victims so as to bring new lease of life to the affected victims.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed shock over allegations of violation of public trust made against it by the House of Representatives committee on Emergency and Preparedness Response.
Flood victims in Orashi region of Rivers State have started returning to their homes, four days after they were disallowed from staging a protest to the State’s government House, Port Harcourt by armed policemen in lamentation of their plight.
The Federal Government on Monday urged stakeholders in the environment sector to support its efforts to tackle the incessant herders-farmers conflicts in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.
Schalke have announced the signing of Jonjoe Kenny on loan from Everton for the 2019-20 campaign.
The Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ) has asked Ifeyinwa Omowole, Deji Elumoye and the developer Primewater View Company to refund the money paid by subscribers of the Penjewel Estate project, Abaren.
The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.
The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Tambuwal, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured a second term in office after he defeated the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu, with a slight margin of 342 votes in the 2019 governorship election.
The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday signed eight bills into law, saying his government will continue to demonstrate strong political will in the implementation of the existing laws in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, June 11, declare open a National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, has arraigned two persons for allegedly defrauding one Akinbuluma Mobolade Dele, a lecturer and doctoral student in the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, University of Ibadan.