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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Flood: Nigerian government to build walls round River Kaduna

The Federal Government has said help was on the way for flood victims in Kaduna, following plans to build flood walls around River Kaduna to protect the people and their properties.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Dozens killed, houses destroyed as floods ravage central Nigeria

State governments in the North-central region of Nigeria are employing measures to halt the perennial flooding ravaging parts of the zone and alleviate the sufferings of the victims.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor orders immediate evacuation of flood victims

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has ordered the immediate evacuation of all the displaced persons by flood in Nasarawa town of Nasarawa local government area of the state.
NEMA delegates with Acting Commandant of 1 Battalion Nigerian Army, Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi, Major Ibinabo Orumabo and SEMA team at Dukku Barracks

Flood: NEMA chief seeks desilting river channels, canals, shelters for victims

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.

Flood: Speaker Tambuwal to construct three new dams in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst hit by the flood, as a result of the perennial flood that is ravaging parts of the state.
Senator Uba Sani advised the Southern Kaduna leaders to pull the brakes, move for a rapprochement with the State Government, and collectively work out strategies for frontal battle against bandits wreaking havoc on the communities and people.

Kaduna guber: We‘ll force Senator Uba Sani to contest – group

Ahead of the 2023 governorship race to the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House Kaduna, some citizens in the state who met under the aegis of United Awareness Forum (UAF) have declared support for Senator Uba Sani, saying they will force him to vie for the governorship of the State .

Three die, over 90 houses, farmlands destroyed in Zamfara

No fewer than three persons have been feared dead as a heavy downpour overtook many parts of Gusau, Zamfara State capital on Sunday night.

Shell employees launch N82 million free feeding programme at isolation centres

Employees of Shell companies in Nigeria have launched free feeding programme in COVID-19 isolation centres in seven states under the Shell Employee Care Programme, the General Manager External Relations of Shell Nigeria, Igo Weli, said in a statement on Thursday.

Nigerian governors take flood predictions for granted – NIHSA chief

Director-General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, has lamented that State Governors in Nigeria find it difficult to take action on flood disaster predictions by the agency.
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos tasks residents on flood-free September

The Lagos State Government has urged residents to support its efforts in keeping Lagos flood free following prediction of increasing rain pattern between September and October 2020.
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NEMA: Eight million people prone to flood disaster in Lagos

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday warned that no fewer than eight million residents of Lagos State were prone to flood disaster.
Some of the residents, who spoke with NAN, said that flooding was a common occurence in the community because of its proximity to a riverine area.

Flood takes over Abuja bridge, houses

Flood, arising from a down pour on Saturday has submerged more than 20 buildings in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja.

SEMA: Fishes worth fortune washed by flood in Niger

Fishes worth over a hundred million naira have been washed away by flood at Lapai Gwari in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Bonny residents in Rivers raise alarm over flood surge

Residents of the Bonny Island raised the alarm of the ravaging flood yesterday, and called on Rivers government to, as a matter of urgency, come to their aid and save the Island from extinction by the surging flood.

ICPC tracks 67 constituency projects in Nasarawa

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it has started tracking 67 selected constituency projects in Nasarawa State.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Flood renders Benin residents homeless

Newsmen report also that while only a few part of the city was spared by the flood, the areas worst hit included most parts of the GRA, 1st East Circular, Akenwan road, Sakponba road, Erediauwa, off Sapele road, Okhoro as well as Ugbowo areas of the city.
An early morning downpour on Wednesday and Thursday in Lagos brought untold hardships to residents of Anifowose Community, Ikeja, Agege, and most parts of Lekki, as some roads and household valuables were submerged in flood.

Early morning downpour in Lagos leaves roads, homes flooded

An early morning downpour on Wednesday and Thursday in Lagos brought untold hardships to residents of Anifowose Community, Ikeja, Agege, and most parts of Lekki, as some roads and household valuables were submerged in flood.
Air strikes by the Government of National Accord (GNA) targeted several locations in the west of the country, including in the Haftar stronghold of Tarhouna near the capital, Tripoli, according to GNA army spokesperson Colonel Mohamed Qanunu.

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