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Ondo, NEMA distribute relief materials to flood victims

Ondo State Government in collaboration with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to persons affected by 2018 flood, windstorm and ocean surge in the state.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N27 billion for flood, conflict victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across Nigeria.

Heavy rainstorm blows off Ekiti monarch’s palace

The palace of Alare of Are-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State has been blown off following a heavy rainstorm that left property worth millions destroyed.

President Buhari refuses assent to two bills from National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill and the Nigerian Aeronautic Research Rescue Bill.

House of Reps to probe Kaduna killings

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, condemned the incessant attacks and killings by bandits in Kajuru area of Kaduna state and resolved to investigate the crisis.

House of Reps task security operatives on Kajuru killings

Concerned over incessant killings in Southern part of Kaduna, the House of Representatives yesterday charged security agencies to intensify efforts at stemming the tide of the attacks and killings and ensuring that peace and normalcy return to the area.
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Group petitions NEMA over food crisis in Taraba, Adamawa IDP camps

The Center For Peace Education and Community Development (CEPEACECODE), a non governmental organization based in Jalingo, has petitioned the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over reportedly neglecting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Taraba and Adamawa states.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Kaduna violence: President Buhari urges stakeholders to embrace mediation

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the actors in the communal and persistent violence in Kaduna State to come to terms with the fact that mutual violence has no winners, but losers on both sides of the conflict.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

COREN: No fatality in Ibadan building collapse

Mr Sam Adeleke, the Chief Inspector, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) Oyo State, says “no life was lost” in the building collapse in Ibadan, on Friday.

NEMA: 12,574 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in 23 months

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said 12,574 Nigerians have so far returned from Libya under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme, which began in April 2017.
We worked through the night and one body was recovered, the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.

Death toll rises to nine in collapsed Lagos school building

"We worked through the night and one body was recovered," the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.

Red Cross, others appeal for blood for building collapse victims

The Nigerian Red Cross (NRC) has appealed for blood donations for victims of the collapsed building on Lagos Island.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Pupils, pregnant woman die in collapsed building in Lagos

A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.
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Victims of Niger market fire get relief materials

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials worth millions of naira to about 862 victims of Minna and Bida market fire disasters.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has announced the Executive Secretary of Kaduna State Primary Health Care Agency, Dr Hadiza Abubakar-Balarabe, as his running mate for the 2019 elections.

Kaduna elections: Governor El-Rufai sets up 38-man transition committee

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has named Hadiza Balarabe, deputy governor-elect as the head of a 38-member transition committee, he set up ahead of his inauguration for a second term in office.

NEMA receives another 326 repatriated Nigerians from Libya

The Nigerian Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that it received a batch of 326 stranded Nigerians from Libya who returned to the country early Friday.

NEMA: 326 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

At least, 326 stranded Nigerians in Libya have arrived in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency has said.

Woman goes into labour as Libya repatriates 164 Nigerians

After failed attempts to travel to Europe by different illegal channels by some Nigerians, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has once again received 164 returnees.

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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe seeks support from international community

The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
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Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
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Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.