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FG budgets N43.7bn for erosion and flood control, plans to mitigate effects in 2023

ON Wednesday January 4, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N21.83 trillion 2023 appropriation bill into law, an increase of N1.32 trillion over the initial...

Flooding: Kogi asks FG to find lasting solution

THE Kogi State Government has called on the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the perennial flooding affecting the state and other...

UN supports flood victims with $10.5m in Nigeria

THE United Nations (UN) has supported flood victims across Nigeria with a donation of $10.5 million. The money, according to the UN humanitarian coordinator for...
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Osinbajo expresses concern over impact of climate change on Africa

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Africa bears the brunt of climate change despite being the least responsible for carbon emissions globally. The Vice...

Flood at the Confluence: When Kogi flood victims queried FG’s sincerity on multi-billion dredging contracts

MADAKI Yakubu Shuaibu wished he had done more to persuade three of his clan's men when the floodwater started rising in the Ala-Akabe community. He...

[Flood series] Mapping out those affected, lost to Nigerian devastating flooding

She had expected her community to be flooded this year, but the level of flooding had exceeded her expectations. Flooding in Nigeria has been...
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Kogi flooding: Five dead, several wounded in building collapse

AMIDST the severe flooding that has sacked residents of several communities in Kogi State, about five persons have been confirmed dead in a building...

I wonder why FG hasn’t declared national emergency on flooding – Obi

PRESIDENTIAL candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has wondered why the Nigerian government is yet to declare flooding across the country a national...

Bayelsa flood: Jonathan now an IDP in Otuoke – Governor

THE Bayelsa State Governor Duoye Diru has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as an internally-displaced person (IDP) in his hometown, Otuoke, following the raging...
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