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Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

Commission tasks National Assembly on water resources bill

The Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Commission (NIWRC), has urged National Assembly to ensure quick passage of the Water Resources Bill to enhance revenue generation and create job opportunities in the country.
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.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.

NHISA: Five states face imminent flooding, should be on ‘red alert’

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on a ‘red alert’ of imminent flooding.
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Floods submerge 150 communities in Kogi

Kogi Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Sanusi Yahaya, announced that over 150 communities have been submerged following floods in nine Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State.

Kebbi: N1.5 billion for disaster relief, evacuation of flood risk communities

The Kebbi State Government has disclosed that it has budgeted over N1.5 billion to address flood emergencies as state is placed on disaster red alert.
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: Edo, Anambra, Kebbi, Kogi, six other states at risk of flooding

River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
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Oyo governor to inaugurate environmental tribunal

As a way of ensuring proper enforcement of the state’s environmental laws and averts possible flooding in the state, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has approved the formation of environmental tribunals.
The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year- old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.

Oyo government moves to rehabilitate 77-year-old dam

The Oyo State Government said it has begun the rehabilitation of the 77-year-old Eleyele dam, which contributed in no small measure to the alarming flooding of August 26, 2011, that ravaged most parts of the state.
L-R: Chairman, South West Governor’s Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; his Counterparts from Osun, Ogun, Lagos, Ekiti and Oyo States, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola; Prince Dapo Abiodun; Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Dr. Kayode Fayemi and Mr. Seyi Makinde

How South West states are confronting onslaught of flooding

Following the recent alert by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) warning Nigerians of imminent flooding, many state governments are now putting in place measures to protect lives and properties.
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 sacks residents in Osun

Heavy rain, Tuesday, wreaked havoc on some residents of Ipetu Ile-Ibokun in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State after heavy floods destroyed property worth millions of naira and also sacked the people from their homes.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege calls for early flood-prevention measures to avoid disaster

The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday called for early flood-prevention measures to avoid disastrous consequences.

Hajj: Kebbi governor prays for peace, unity, safe return of pilgrims

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, prayed for the peace and unity of the nation and wished pilgrims safe return to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia.
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.
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 2

NIHSA tells states to expect more flood

He said there is a high probability that more states will witness more river and urban flooding in the coming months.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

Flood: SEMA takes sensitisation campaign to Enugu residents

Mrs Nkechi Eneh, the Executive Secretary of Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), has advised residents in the state against carrying out economic activities along flood plains.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Flood alert: Weak SEMAs a huge challenge – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has lamented poorly funded emergency management agencies at the state level constitute a huge challenge to its effort to prevent emergency situations, including flooding.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA, stakeholders to review national contingency plan on disaster

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is collaborating with stakeholders to review the National Contingency Plan (NCP) to reposition the country against the impact of disasters.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government partners IAEA on management of unground water resources

The Federal Government is collaborating with the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to effectively manage manage it underground water resources.

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