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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.
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 Oyo State government has reiterated its commitment to fully support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), towards effective management of disaster in the state as the rainy season begins.
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Tuesday confirmed that eight persons had died, while 25,961 buildings were affected by floods in parts of the state.
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 Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has disclosed that over 1,500 COVID-19-related calls were received and processed through the Commission’s Emergency Communications Centres in the peak of the pandemic in Nigeria.
Jebba community in Moro local government area of Kwara state has been thrown into survival crisis as no fewer than Two Thousand five hundred residents have been displaced from their abodes by a devastating flood on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that it would be economically dangerous for Nigeria to go back to the era of fuel subsidy, citing grave financial cost and a return to the era of long fuel queues as certain results.
The youth wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has called on the authorities to secure and rebuild their communities affected by the series of attacks on their people, saying over 700 natives were killed and 100,000 displaced.
The Federal Government on Saturday, donated 3,543.37 metric tonnes of grains to Bauchi state government for distribution to vulnerable persons in the state.
Nigeria Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, has said that the bureau could not use drone for the investigation of the Quorum Aviation Helicopter that recently crashed in Lagos because the bureau has not been licensed to use drone by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, and other relevant government agencies to urgently provide humanitarian supplies to victims of flood disaster in Jigawa State.
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 National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged Ekiti residents to obey environmental laws of the state to avert the flood predicted to accompany heavy rains in many states including Ekiti.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, through her pet project, ”Future Assured”, has empowered farmers and women in Kogi, to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on them.
The Katsina State Government says it spent over N1 billion on the management of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Leeds United have signed Rodrigo from Valencia earlier this summer.
Troops of “Operation Sahel Sanity” on Thursday killed 21 bandits during a foiled attack on Doka village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina state.
Determined to improve the quality of learning in Rivers state educational institutions, government is set to employ no less than 6, 000 highly trained teachers to augment the shortfall of the current staff.
The United Nations Children’s Fund on Monday said about 57 per cent of Nigerian children under the age of five years don’t have birth certificates.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total sum of N745.2 million to engage additional Field Forensic Auditors to carry out the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Premier League authorities insist they are ‘certain’ that a staged return for fans is ‘safe’ as the government pauses plans to allow supporters back inside sporting stadia.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Chairman, United Bank for Africa, Mr Tony Elumelu, on his being named among TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
As Edo elects its governor, a large turnout of voters has been reported across all polling units in Esan West Local Government Area of the state.