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Mexican weather authorities on Tuesday said that Hurricane Zeta has made landfall on the south-eastern coast of Mexico.
Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.
The US president said Egypt will ‘blow up’ the Ethiopian dam if an agreement is not reached over operation and water flow.
Former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has sympathised with flood victims displaced from their homes in several communities of Ughelli-South Local Government Area in Delta State.
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 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Enugu Command, has cautioned motorists against driving in flooded plains, roads and areas in order to avoid being tripped.
In continuation of the distribution of palliatives to communities affected by the recent flood disaster across the country, First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari dispatched a team consisting of her Aides and officials of Future Assured to Kebbi State to deliver the relief materials and commiserate with the victims.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said the major cause of flooding in the state is River Benue, which he noted is overdue for dredging.
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.
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.
The agency’s Director-General, Clement Nze, said his agency had earlier in the year sounded the alarm of the heavy downpour and consequent flooding expected in the country but the state governments did not prepare by taking proactive and preventive environmental measures.
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.
The Purchasing Managers Index for the manufacturing sector which started contracting in May recorded another contraction in October according to the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has given looters 12 hours to return all stolen items carted away in the unrest that followed the #EndSARS protests against police brutality.
The Federal Government has warned that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder if the issue of fake news is not urgently addressed, insisting on the regulation of social media in the country.
The Special Assistant to the Governor of Anambra State on Protocol Matters, Abuja, Barr. Nonso Henry Nwaebili, has commended Governor Willie Obiano and youths in the state following return to normalcy of activities after what could be described as a week of rage in the state and country in general.
Everton have had defender Lucas Digne’s red card against Southampton downgraded following an appeal.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Monday announced the relaxation of imposed curfew which was originally 24 hours dusk to dusk.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shiites, says it has found it necessary to dispel the rumours currently making the rounds that the leader of the movement, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has passed away.
The Oyo State Government has said that the palliatives that were looted by hoodlums on Friday at a warehouse in the Akobo area of Ibadan, the state capital, did not belong to the state government.
Henry Makinwa has left his position as the head coach of Nigeria’s professional football league side Katsina United.
Obafemi Martins scored his first goal since March 2018 as Wuhan Zall held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 draw in the Chinese Super League play-offs on Friday.