THE much anticipated reprieve finally came via the Tuesday morning (October 9) presidential broadcast that was nationally televised. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan announced the release of N17.6 billion to assist states and communities that have been devastated by the unprecedented flood. This put paid to the speculations on whether the President would succumb to some […]
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The Federal Ministry of Environment on Saturday in Abuja announced a prediction of heavy rainfall which could cause flooding between now and October 27 in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The ministry’s Deputy Director, Erosion, Flood and Coastal Zone Management, Dr. Morohunkeji Oyeleke, made the announcement in a statement made available to the […]
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State It was a Ã¢â‚¬Å“rain of terrorÃ¢â‚¬Â Sunday as an all-day torrential rainfall literally submerged Lagos State, halting human and vehicular activities and forcing the state government to close public schools as a pre-emptive against human disaster It was even worse in Katsina State as seven persons, including a primary […]
Kano â€” Twenty four persons including children were killed and many others injured yesterday after torrential rains flooded the highly populated Fagge area of Kano city leading to collapse of many buildings. Two families lost five persons, three of them housewives and two school children, while five of the survivors sustained fractures. More than 100 […]
11 Killed By Flood in Russia and three are still missing. Flood swap Krasnodar territory at South of Russia, 24 villages in the area are flooded. Information based on local government spokesman cited by RIA Novosti News Agency. The flood caused by river over flow derived from endless rain at the mountain. Russia Ministry of […]
SABONGARIN DOLE, Nigeria â€” Thousands of people from more than 30 flooded villages in northwestern Nigeria faced shortages of food and shelter on Wednesday, with fears building of disease outbreaks. Officials in Sokoto state said more than 130,000 people had been displaced by flooding three weeks ago when a spillway from the Goronyo dam burst […]