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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.

Flood destroys farmlands in Plateau

At least one hundred and thirty farmers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have been rendered stranded following a flash flood that wrecked havoc in their communities.

Gombe: Flood disaster rips through several communities, claiming one life

Pandemonium struck in several communities of Gombe State, when heavy rains overflowed a river bank and caused a flood disaster that rips through communities around River Gongola in the state.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers government prepares for emergency flood challenges

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, has directed local council chairmen and relevant agencies in the state to take proactive measures to alleviate the suffering of residents with looming flood challenges.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of the students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ABTU), Bauchi State, who lost their lives following the collapse of a bridge at its Gubi Campus after a downpour on Monday night.

President Buhari directs NEMA to provide reliefs to flood victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with families of thosne who died and others whose property were destroyed in floods, windstorms and fire incidents across the country.
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.

NIHSA: Nigeria to experience more flood next month

Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding, in September.

Nigerien Customs releases relief materials for Nigerian refugees

The Nigerien Douanes (Customs) at Konni, a border town, has released the seized relief materials meant for Nigerian refugees residing in Niger Republic.
Delta State Government has urged its citizens living in flood-prone areas to urgently relocate to safer areas in compliance to warning of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) that the level of water, especially in River Niger is rising and may overflow and cause flooding.

Delta government asks people living in flood-prone areas to relocate

Delta State Government has urged its citizens living in flood-prone areas to urgently relocate to safer areas in compliance to warning of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) that the level of water, especially in River Niger is rising and may overflow and cause flooding.

Flood: Delta urges residents to relocate from flash-points

Delta State Government, yesterday advised residents in lower plains to relocate to higher places to avoid being caught up in the impending flood as predicted by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 3

In Pictures: Flood takes over Imo communities

The member representing Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency.
Heavy downpour witnessed in the early hours of Sunday in Imo State has increased the number of displaced persons to six thousand as against the two thousand reported recently in Oguta Local Government Area flood disaster.

Flood: 6000 displaced victims, 200 houses submerged in Imo

Heavy downpour witnessed in the early hours of Sunday in Imo State has increased the number of displaced persons to six thousand as against the two thousand reported recently in Oguta Local Government Area flood disaster.
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Flood disaster: NEMA tasks government on urgent solution

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has called on government at all levels to put adequate measures in place and provide an urgent solution to flood disaster, especially the recurrence of the 2018 episode in the country.
The lawmaker representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has pleaded for urgent government intervention on the flooding that wreaked havoc in the area on Aug. 2.

Imo assemblyman seeks government intervention in community flooding

The lawmaker representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has pleaded for urgent government intervention on the flooding that wreaked havoc in the area on Aug. 2.
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NEMA braces up for emergencies, builds staff capacity

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, yesterday, disclosed that it has braced up for emergencies across the country by building staff capacity on professionalism and proactive emergency response.
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NEMA: Rainstorm kills seven in Yola

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed that seven people were so far killed in the Thursday rainstorm in Yola.
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NEMA blames farmers-herdsmen crisis on poor coordination

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says poor coordination of human and material resources while responding to emergencies were responsible for skirmishes between farmers and herdsmen in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

Shi’ite protest: President Buhari sends delegation to family of slain police officer

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, sent a three-man delegation from the Presidency to pay condolence visit on the family of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar, who was killed when a street protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) turned violent.

Flood: 2779 farmers get federal government agric intervention in Delta

No fewer than 2,779 farmers impacted by 2018 flood are to benefit from the federal government agricultural intervention programme of in Delta State.
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Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu counsels emergency responders against unhealthy rivalry

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has advised agencies of government to shun unhealthy rivalry that would hamper the delivery of quality service to residents of the state.

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