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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers worry over changing rainfall pattern

Some farmers in Jigawa have expressed worry over this year’s changing rainfall pattern and the adverse effect on the farming season.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Saturday

NiMet’s weather outlook on Friday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy condition over the Northern states with day and night temperatures of 31 to 40 degree Celsius and 19 to 24 degree Celsius respectively.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Government issues 24-hour ultimatum to occupants of dilapidated buildings

The Ogun government on Saturday sealed off two dilapidated buildings in Abeokuta and ordered occupants of the houses to move out within 24 hours.
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Reopening Abuja airport’s second runway overdue – Reps member

Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has said work should be reopened on the protracted Abuja Airport’s second runway.
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 1

NEMA warns Imo communities over imminent flood

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, yesterday, warned about four communities in Imo State to immediately relocate to avoid being taken over by flood.
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Climate change: NiMet signs MoU with IBB university

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has formally signed of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja with the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU), Lapai, Niger, to promote activities relating to meteorology/climatology and climate change in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum meeting was held at the forum’s office in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday evening.

NGF: Highlights of issues discussed

The Nigeria Governors’ forum meeting was held at the forum’s office in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday evening.
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NGF partners TCN to improve power supply

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has pledged to partner with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to improve power supply across the country.
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NiMet: What weather would be across Nigeria Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu (middle), during a stakeholders’ meeting with officials of the States’ Civil Service and LASEMA in preparation for flood predicted in some parts of the state.

LASEMA seeks residents’ cooperation to control flood

The Director General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has urged residents to cooperate as government takes proactive measures to control flood predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET).
Flood has submerged 500 farmlands, while also destroying over 37 houses, following a torrential rainfall in four communities under Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe State.

Flood submerges farmlands, destroys houses in Yobe

Flood has submerged 500 farmlands, while also destroying over 37 houses, following a torrential rainfall in four communities under Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe State.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor moves to prevent airport closure

The governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa, has moved to avert the withdrawal of services by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) at the Gombe international airport by approving the release of N100million to ensure standard and safety at the airport.

Weather: NiMet to boost human resources

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMeT), says it will fully engage in training and retraining of manpower resources toward achieving long term weather management.
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NiMet predicts thundery activities for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over most parts of the Northern and Central States with chances of rain over Inlands and Coasts on Wednesday.

Stakeholders: Why Kogi can’t manage flood disasters

Stakeholders in emergency and disaster management say Kogi lacks the human power, skills, finance and equipment to effectively and adequately manage flood disasters which have become a perennial problem in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.

NEMA, stakeholders brainstorm on flood mitigation in Niger, Kwara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised people living in urban areas to evacuate refuse on waterways as well as those in flood prune areas to move to higher grounds.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Flood: Niger government warns farmers to avoid riverbanks

The Niger Government has warned people living and farming around flood-prone areas to move away from such places, to avoid flooding.

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Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

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