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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.
“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.
The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NHISA) says five states of the country should be on a ‘red alert’ of imminent flooding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday called for early flood-prevention measures to avoid disastrous consequences.
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.
Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has issued an alert warning Nigerians of imminent increased flooding, in September.
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.
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.
The Federal Government is collaborating with the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, to effectively manage manage it underground water resources.
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