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NEMA boss promises regular training to equip workers for emergencies

The Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd), says the agency will continue to organise training to equip the workers for emergencies.
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Delta: NEMA, SEMA distribute relief materials to 2020 disaster victims

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in collaboration with Delta State Emergency Relief Agency, SEMA, weekend commenced direct distribution of relief items to victims of the 2020 flood in 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
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62 Shops, houses destroyed in Lagos market fire outbreak

A total of 62 shops, and some residential buildings, Saturday, were destroyed after fire gutted Ijesha market in Oshodi area of the state.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP tasks President Buhari, APC to account for ‘stolen N15 trillion’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to clear the air on the alleged stealing of over N15 trillion public funds in the last few years.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor writes NEMA on 800,000 IDPs in need of food

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has appealed for urgent intervention by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on the plight of about 800,000 displaced people in need of food in areas affected by insurgency in the state.
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NEMA flags off ‘Operation Eagle Eye’ in Imo

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday, flagged-off ‘Operation Eagle Eye’ in Owerri, Imo state.
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NEMA confirms stoppage of Magboro gas pipeline leakage

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that the gas pipeline leakage, which occurred at Magboro in Ogun State, has been stopped.

Panic as pipeline bursts along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

There was panic Wednesday, along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway after a gas pipeline got burst during the ongoing road construction in the area.

Oyo NSCDC appeals for equipment to tackle disaster impacts

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, says it requires more equipment to effectively tackle the impacts of disasters in the state.
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NEMA sets up disaster risk reduction club in Lagos schools

Newsmen report that the DRR club was set up on Tuesday in Ojodu Senior Secondary School, Ojodu Junior High School, Babs Fafunwa Millennium Secondary School and Babs Fafunwa Millennium Junior School, Ojodu, Berger, Lagos.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps urges federal government to crack down on rampaging criminals in Katsina

The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to direct security operatives to immediately crack down on the rampaging criminals attacking Dutsin-Ma-Kurfi federal constituency of Kastina State.
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NEMA: Flooding affects 129,000, kills 68 persons across Nigeria

The National Emergen­cy Management Agency (NEMA) has said that no fewer than 129,000 persons were affected, while 68 per­sons were killed by flooding in different parts of the coun­try this year.
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Flooding affects 129,000 across Nigeria, kills 68 – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that no fewer than 129,000 persons were affected, while 68 persons were killed by flooding in different parts of the country this year.
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NEMA: We have to adapt to pandemic, climate change

Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Muhammadu Muhammed has called on Nigerians to quickly adapt to the new situation, which COVID-19 and climate change has introduced to avoid devastating consequences.

ECOWAS, NEMA collaborate on disaster risk management

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for the strengthening of the capacity of disaster risk management agencies at local, states and national levels as well as other stakeholders in disaster response.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Borno killings: Senate asks President Buhari to fire security chiefs

The Senate, which asked the President to restructure and remodel the nation’s security architecture, also demanded a probe into the allegations of corruption and financial leakage levelled against some top hierarchy of the military.
Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre that underscored the security risks they still face.

Borno returns 3,000 displaced persons after Boko Haram attacks

Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre that underscored the security risks they still face.
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NEMA distributes relief materials to Abia disaster victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of relief materials to victims of flood, windstorm and fire in Obingwa, Osisioma and Ukwa West Local Government Areas of Abia.

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FHA: Nigerian government set to provide 900 housing units in Oyo

To meet the yawning housing demands of Nigerians, the Federal Government is set to construct 900 housing units in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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Coronavirus: Kano to re-introduce temperature checks at border points

Kano State Government has said that it might soon return to checking the temperatures of all persons and passengers crossing its borders as part of measures to check the rising case of COVID-19 in the state.
The FEC, during its first meeting of the year 2021, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021, to be sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and possible approval.

Nigerian government approves ratification of plant genetic resources treaty

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the ratification of Nigeria’s membership of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

Nigerian government set to pay last batch of Nigeria Airways ex-workers

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit, (PICA) of the Federal Ministry of Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation, in Kano, has commenced the verification of ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited (in Liquidation).
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Malian police disperse protest against French military presence

Malian security forces used tear gas on Wednesday to disperse an unsanctioned protest in the capital Bamako against France’s military presence in the country, one of the rally’s organisers said.