Tag: flooding

Update: 2020 flooding killed 68 individuals, says NEMA

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) disclosed on Monday that 2020 flooding killed 68 individuals throughout 35 states, together with the FCT. The Agency confirmed that 2020…

Flooding: Anambra West communities cry for help

Romanus Okoye Many communities in Anambra State have been submerged by flooding and the people displaced. As it stands, there are few or no dry lands left especially in the…

Flooding: Ogun asks residents to vacate prone areas

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Ogun State Ggovernment has asked residents living in locations that are prone to flooding to vacate and relocate to safer areas.  Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, made…

Flooding: FG advises state governments to take proactive measures 

 Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government, has advised state governments to take proactive and necessary mitigative measures in addressing forecasts on heavy rainfalls and consequential flooding severities.  Minister of Humanitarian Affairs,…

Flooding: Delta rules out IDP camps for potential victims

Paul Osuyi, Asaba There will be no Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps for potential victims of the predicted flood in Delta State, this year, the state government has disclosed. The…

Flooding: Toto Bridge washed away in Nasarawa, cut off from the state 

 Faith Awa Maji, Lafia Following the heavy down pour in some part of Nasarawa State, report coming in indicates that it has totally washed away Kurudu bridge in Nasarawa Local…

NEMA assesses damage caused by flooding in Gwagwalada, Giri

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday, visited victims of Saturday’s flooding in Gwagwalada Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja. The visit was to ascertain the…

NEMA lists LGAs to suffer mass flooding in Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged the Zamfara Government to prepare for possible floods in seven local government areas of the state. NEMA’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Ezekiel…

APC queries Obaseki’s readiness to tackle flooding in Edo as NEMA calls for proactive measures

Tony Osauzo, Benin The Edo State Media Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress for the September 19 governorship election in the state has queried the readiness of the Obaseki…

Flooding: Ogun arrests, prosecutes 128 environmental sanitation offenders

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Determined to maintain a clean environment and reduce constant flooding, the Government of Ogun State has arrested and prosecuted 128 environmental offenders. The offenders apprehended and prosecuted…

Flooding: Delta assures communities of completion of 4.6km drainage

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Communities in Okpanam area of the Delta State capital territory will soon heave a sigh of relief from perennial flooding as a result of the storm water…

Blocking waterways with dirt may cause flooding, Osun APC chieftain warns

Cosmas Omegoh, Lagos Blocking of waterways with dirt may cause flooding, an Osun APC chieftain warns. Hon Oyintiloye Olatunbosun of All Progressives Congress in Osun State urged the residents of the…

NEMA begins response measures against flooding 

 Fred Ezeh, Abuja The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has begun preparation for comprehensive response to impending flood as predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (Nimet) and Nigerian Hydrological Services…

Ogun flooding: Why you can’t demolish houses – Akinlade tells Gov Abiodun

The governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade, has reacted to the torrential downpour that submerged many areas in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Saturday. Akinlade,…

Flooding: We’ll continue dredging rivers for free flow of water, says Ogun Gov’t

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Ogun State Government has promised to continue dredging of rivers to give way for free flow of water, so as to prevent recurrence of flooding in…