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Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for a appointing the party’s National Auditor, Chief George Muoghalu, as the new Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).

Anambra APC hails President Buhari on George Muoghalu’s appointment as new NIWA chief

Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for a appointing the party’s National Auditor, Chief George Muoghalu, as the new Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 2

Flood: NEMA advises four Imo communities relocate

National Emergency Management Agency has issued a notice to four communities in Imo State to relocate to safer sites over a possible flooding which it said might occur any moment from now.
The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, Mr Adeyemo Ajani, on Saturday said the second Niger Bridge may be redesigned to prevent suicide attempts.

Second Niger Bridge workers, host communities protest against contractor

The workers and host communities of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge project in Anambra and Delta states have shut down the Julius Berger yard office at bridgehead, Onitsha, the Anambra state capital.

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.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta government begins repair of failed portions of federal roads across the state

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Sunday said that the state government has commenced repairs of dilapidated Federal Government roads in the state.
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.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna government urges residents in flood-prone areas to relocate

The Kaduna State Government on Saturday, warned residents living close to Kaduna River to relocate to safer areas of the state to avoid floods.

NNPC pays N153.01 billion into federation account in January

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says it transferred N153.01 billion into the federation account in January.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

NEMA, Edo distribute relief materials to victims of River Niger surge

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Edo State Government has distributed relief materials to victims of 2018 flood disaster caused by the surge of the River Niger in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Water Scarcity

Residents groan as water scarcity hits Lokoja

Acute water scarcity has hit Lokoja and its environs following the shutdown of the greater Lokoja water treatment plant by the state government since March 27.

Seven killed, many injured as truck plunges into Kogi river

Seven persons have lost their lives as a truck in which they were travelling in plunged into a river in Kogi community on Tuesday.

Onitsha traders protest over N4 million theft at shopping plaza

Human, vehicular movement and trading activities were on Wednesday grounded for over two hours along Niger Street, Fegge Onitsha, following a protest by over 150 traders of City of God Plaza, Niger Street, who shut their shops to protest against breaking into one of the shops of a trader in the market at night and carted away of over N4 million from the shop.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara election: Abdulrazaq pledges to link Pategi-Bida with bridge if elected

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has promised to construct a bridge to link Pategi town in the northern senatorial district of the state with Bida emirate in Niger State if elected.
Flood

Hungarian experts to help Nigeria tackle flooding

In a bid to find solutions to flooding in Nigeria, the Federal Government says it is planning to engage experts from Hungary to assist Nigeria to provide “technical solutions“.

Bomb scare at Niger Bridge

Reported discovery of alleged improvised explosive device (IED) around the Asaba end of the River Niger Bridge created anxious moments on Friday by residents of Asaba and travelers using the all-important bridge.

Stakeholders seek mandatory use of life jackets on waterways

French oil giant Total has called for enforcement of the use of life jackets by people, who make use of Nigeria’s waterways.

Four drug dealers drown in River Niger in Kogi

Four drug dealers were reportedly drowned in River Niger in Lokoja, Kogi State, in an attempt to evade arrest by the officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

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