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The Niger State Government has commenced the distribution of relief materials worth N65 million to victims of flood in 40 communities of Lapai and Mokwa Local Government Areas of the state.
The Nigerian Air Force says it is offering free medical services to more than 1,000 persons displaced by flood in Niger State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to with immediate effect provide building materials to the new resettlement site for communities affected by flood in Niger State in order to ease their hardship.
As about 17 out of the 25 local governments in Niger State have been affected by flood since this year’s rainy season set in, the state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has identified 11 areas where flood victims would be resettled.
The Niger State Government says it has spent about N674 million on buying assorted relief materials and cash assistance to flood affected persons in the state.
Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has stated that seven bridges have been submerged by flood in the recent increased rainfall in the state even as he sought for federal government help to lift the burden of the natural disaster on the state.
Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu has described the asset declaration charges filed against him by the Federal Government as laughable, malicious and an attempt to to smear his name as political activities gather momentum.
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state on Wednesday said that henceforth all civil servants in the state without requisite exposure to computer and other electronic gadgets would not be promoted.
The Police in Edo have arrested four persons suspected to be kidnappers, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Federal Government says it has disbursed about N2 billion to more than 14, 000 poor people in Kwara since 2016 under its National Cash Transfer programme.
Seventy-six Boko Haram terrorists, among others, trying to overrun Nigeria’s military formation in Metele, near Kangarwa in Borno were killed today.
Plateau NUJ accuses Nigerian Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation over missing General Idris Alkali
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council, has accused the Nigeria Army of indiscriminate arrests, intimidation and harassment of Plateau residents in its search for missing Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd).
Members of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, numbering about 500, on Wednesday besieged the party’s state secretariat in Abakaliki to reject the outcome of the governorship primary of the party, which was held on Sunday.
After its assessment, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared 12 states along the River Niger and Benue as worst affected by flood disaster this year while other states are being monitored.
Ahead of today’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, a leading governorship aspirant, Mr. Mohammed Dele Belgore (SAN), Friday withdrew from the race and ordered his supporters to vote for Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq.
Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief Saturday, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland.