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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Senate mandates committees to investigate NEMA on disaster response activities

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Special Duties, Ecology and Climate Change and Environment to investigate the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in its disaster response activities in 2019.

NEMA: Nigeria requires N3 trillion to combat disasters

About N3tn would be required to curb and respond to disasters across Nigeria by 2020, the National Emergency Management Agency announced on Friday.
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NEMA tasks stakeholders on disaster management

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called for partnership between Federal and State Governments as well as Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) on disaster management.

Abia community begs government to save them from landslide

Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.
Mr Sanusi Yahaya, the state’s Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, made the call after a tour of some affected communities in Lokoja on Saturday.

Kogi seeks federal government’s help as flood takes over nine local councils

“We have just been informed by the Nigeria Hydro-logical Services Agency (NIHSA) that the recent upsurge in flooding was due to excessive spilling of water from Lagdo Dam in Cameroon, which came through River Benue,” he said.
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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.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 7

House of Reps urges cleanup of oil spillage in Delta community

The House of Representatives has called for an immediate cleanup of oil spillage at Ovade-Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps call for urgent action to avert pipeline explosion in Abia

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to direct the Ecological Fund Office to embark on erosion control in Umunwanwa community of Abia State, to avert a possible pipeline explosion.
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Minister: 90 million Nigerians live in extreme poverty

The Federal Government has said almost half of Nigeria’s population, about 90 million people, live in extreme poverty.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

200 prisoners escape as flood ravages Kogi

An early morning downpour at Koton-Karfe in Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday aided the escape of about 200 prisoners from the Medium Federal Correctional Centre.

Pyrates urges federal government to register IDP camps

The National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrates Confraternity, has urged the Federal Government to register Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps and ensure basic needs are made available to them.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Government issues 24-hour ultimatum to occupants of dilapidated buildings

The Ogun government on Saturday sealed off two dilapidated buildings in Abeokuta and ordered occupants of the houses to move out within 24 hours.
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, was at the scene of the fire outbreak in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Friday. 1

Minister consoles Onitsha fire victims, reassures federal government support

The Federal government has reassured victims of fire incident at the Ochanja market, Anambra State of its support towards assisting them bounce back to life.
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NEMA suspends fertilisers distribution in Benue

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has suspended the ongoing distribution of fertilisers to the 2018 flood and herders crises victims in Benue.
As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

Flood ravages Rivers state, lawmakers angry with governor

As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians assisted to return from Libya, where they had been stranded.

173 more Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday received 173 Nigerians assisted to return from Libya, where they had been stranded.

Flooding: Ondo constitutes intervention committee

Ondo State Government has constituted committee to ascertain the level of damage done by the flood that recently ravaged some parts of the state

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

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The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
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PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.