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Floods: After death of over 600 Nigerians, Buhari asks for prevention plan

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed the minister of water resources to work with the ministries of environment and transportation as well as state governments...

Multi million waterworks project wastes away in Kwara community

By Hameedah Oladimeji GBUGBU community in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara state is blessed with water, yet it cannot boast of portable water supply...

Abuja: Giri town road in deplorable state seven years after contract award

LOCATED along the Abuja-Lokoja expressway, Giri, an agrarian community about eight kilometres from Gwagwalada, is an urban slum.  In Giri, good roads, potable water and...
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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...

FLOOD SERIES: Displaced by flood, struck by hunger; life inside Jigawa IDP camps

By Babaji Usman Babaji  HAFSA Isma’il, clenching her newborn - six-days-old baby girl - in her hands, recounted her week-long ordeal in Gandun Sarki IDPs...
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Flooding: Bayelsa govt orders workers to stay at home

AS part of measures to mitigate the disaster caused by flooding in Bayelsa State, governor Douye Diri has directed all civil servants, except those on essential...

How failure to complete multi-million naira Shagari dam is creating an outsized crisis for villagers in Sokoto

By  Beloved John THE inability of successive governments to complete the multi-million naira Shagari Dam in Sokoto State continues to cause monumental hardships, and loss...

FG asks states to evacuate residents as floods kill over 600, displace millions

THE Federal Government has asked states to evacuate residents in flood prone areas as the death toll from flooding across the country rises above...
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