NEMA Alerts of Imminent Floods, as FG Allays Fears

NEMA Alerts of Imminent Floods, as FG Allays Fears
 

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna and Lawrence Olaoye Abuja The Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Yunusa Maihaja, has urged state governments and stakeholders to prepare for eminent flooding following signals from the Niger Republic. Maihaja made the call on Wednesday in Abuja du...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway
 

  From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja   Travelers on the Abuja- Lokoja highway are now stranded as the road is heavily flooded making it difficult for them to continue with their journeys. The flooded area is the Nataco Junction at Seriki Numan Village about 1km to Lokoja. There was heavy rainfa...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Floods in India’s Northeast Kill 83 People

Floods in India’s Northeast Kill 83 People
 

Floods in India’s northeast have killed at least 83 people and led to the death of three rare one-horned rhinoceros at a national park that has the world’s largest concentration of the species. The floods caused by torrential rains across the hilly states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland an...

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2017

Floods And Nigeria’s Infrastructure Decay

Floods And Nigeria’s Infrastructure Decay
 

BY Hannatu Musawa Due to the heavy rains over the weekend, Lagos state which prides itself as the “centre of excellence” was literally submerged by flooding, affecting pedestrian and vehicular movement. We were afforded a glimpse of the deluging via pictures and videos of flooded areas in the st...

Posted on Jul 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 12, 2017

Floods Submerge Houses, Roads in Ibadan

Floods Submerge Houses, Roads in Ibadan
 

Eight buildings, vehicles, motorcycles and household items were among properties swept away yesterday during a six-hour downpour in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The incident brought back the memory of the August 26, 2011 flood disaster. Several parts of the city were submerged. Though no lives wer...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

NLNG Floods Lagos With 13,000 Tonnes of Cooking Gas

NLNG Floods Lagos With 13,000 Tonnes of Cooking Gas
 

• NNPC, Sahara Energy tackle shortage with vessels The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) said it has started the supply of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), commonly called cooking, to Lagos to ease its shortage and attendant high prices. The firm in a statement endorsed by its General Man...

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 17, 2017

Ibadan floods: The mystery, buck-passing and politics

Ibadan floods: The mystery, buck-passing and politics
 

Floods seem to be a regular and deadly visitor to Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, where it claims lives in scores and destroys property worth millions of naira virtually every year. The 1980 Ogunpa floods, popularly called “Omiyale” is yet to be forgotten just as its August 2011 successor that ki...

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 10, 2014

80 dead, 120 missing in Afghan floods

80 dead, 120 missing in Afghan floods
 

No fewer than 80 people were killed in flash floods in northern Afghanistan that also  left 120 missing and hundreds of houses destroyed, an official said on Friday. Forty people including women and children died in the districts of Qosh Tepa, Darzab and Khoja Do Koh, in Jowzjan province. “We...

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 25, 2014

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