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Construction of dams will mitigate flooding – Delta commissioner

DELTA State Commissioner of Information Charles Aniagwu has said the introduction of in-land waterway transportation and dams would mitigate flooding problems, generate electricity and...

Bayelsa flood: Presidency dismisses calls for minister’s resignation

THE Presidency has dismissed calls for the resignation of Nigeria's Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, by members of...

[Flood series] The harrowing tales of residents caught in Anambra flood

By Alfred Ajayi TWENTY-year-old Abigail welcomed her first baby one month ago amid joy and ecstasy. But little did she know that two weeks after delivery,...
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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...

NiMet issues flooding alert in FCT, five states

HEAVY rainfall is expected over parts of Kaduna, Niger, Bauchi, Nasarawa, Plateau and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the next four days, the...
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445 LGAs across 32 states, FCT to battle heavy flooding in 2022

THE Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Adamu has announced that heavy flooding will be experienced in about 445 local government areas (LGAs) across 32...

Study: In Ibeju-Lekki, 32,685 primary school pupils are at risk of flooding

EVENTS of flooding in Lagos State are no longer new. They have become reoccurring situations virtually on an annual basis with severe implications. The Organisation...

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Again, INEC extends PVC collection deadline

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) by one...

Over 165 million Nigerians need treatment for Neglected Tropical Diseases – Study

OVER 165 million Nigerians, representing 84 per cent of the country's population, currently need treatment for Neglected Tropical Diseases...

Amotekun arrests man for raping 2 minors in Osogbo

THE Osun State Western Security Network, also known as Amotekun Corps, have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping two...

Naira redesign: Atiku calls for extension of January 31 deadline

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend...

Naira redesign: Ganduje asks Buhari to postpone Kano visit over ‘untold hardship’

KANO State governor Abdullahi Ganduje has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to postpone his official visit to the state. Ganduje made...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

New account appears on Twitter using Trump’s pseudonym of 1980s

HOURS after Donald Trump’s Twitter ban, a new satire...

Federal High Court Orders Immediate Release Of Nnamdi Kanu

JUSTICE Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court sitting...
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