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Four die, 21 injured in Lagos gas explosion

Four persons have been confirmed dead and 21 injured after a gas exploded in Ajegunle, a Lagos slum community.

Man drowns at Lagos national stadium swimming pool

The police in Lagos on Sunday said that a 26-year-old man, Sodiq Yusuf, had drowned inside the National Stadium swimming pool, Surulere.

Flood victims receive 14,000 bags of free fertiliser in Kebbi

Flood victims in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi on Friday received assistance of 14,000 bags of fertilizer and other inputs donated by the National Food Security Council.
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NEMA tasks stakeholders on disaster management

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called for partnership between Federal and State Governments as well as Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) on disaster management.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.

Minister commiserates with victims of Balogun market fire disaster

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.
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NEMA moves to prevent flooding in Ondo, environs

The National Emergency Management Agency has organised a stakeholders’ meeting to put on alert relevant emergency management agencies and create awareness ahead of impending rainfall warnings till December.

Fire guts shopping plaza at Lagos market

A five-storey building that serves as a shopping plaza at Balogun market was gutted by fire in the early hours of Tuesday.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

200 prisoners escape as flood ravages Kogi

An early morning downpour at Koton-Karfe in Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday aided the escape of about 200 prisoners from the Medium Federal Correctional Centre.
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, was at the scene of the fire outbreak in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Friday. 1

Minister consoles Onitsha fire victims, reassures federal government support

The Federal government has reassured victims of fire incident at the Ochanja market, Anambra State of its support towards assisting them bounce back to life.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

LASEMA warns against obstructing waterway

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.
About 48 hours after petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.

Another petrol tanker fire hits Onitsha

About 48 hours after petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.
As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

Flood ravages Rivers state, lawmakers angry with governor

As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.
On Saturday, a building collapsed in Orisha community in Magodo, trapping four persons. 4

Four killed as building collapses in Lagos community

No fewer than four persons have been confirmed dead after a house built on a hill in the Magodo-Isheri area of Lagos State collapsed on Saturday.

Flood sacks Ondo governor mother’s community

Hundreds of people living in communities in the Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State have been rendered homeless by flooding.
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Xenophobia: 45 Imo minors return from South Africa

Imo State government on Friday received 45 minors out of 91 indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa following the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in that country.

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 heavy downpour on Wednesday night in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State, has left many homes, shops and markets submerged by flood.

NSEMA: Flood destroys 2,667 houses, farmlands in Niger

At least 2,667 houses, farmlands, roads, and bridges have been destroyed by flooding in 17 local government areas in Niger State.
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.

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