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PHOTOS: Nigerians Under Water – Flood Aftermath.

Posted ago by Patience

In recent months, various areas in Nigeria have been hit by torrential rainfall which caused widespread flooding across the country, as the Niger River banks burst and overflowed. In the worst floods in 50 years, over 300 people have been …

FG Plans Grants For Flooded States.

Posted ago by Patience

Federal Government is planning to give grants to states affected by floods. Our correspondent learnt that the grants would form part of the support promised the affected states by President Goodluck Jonathan in his 52nd Independence anniversary address on Monday. …

Flood Takes Over Anambra Communities As Govt Obi Cries For Help.

Posted ago by Patience

Governor Peter Obi , with Anglican Bishop of Mbamili, Most Rev. Henry Okeke transversing what was once a sprawling community of Umueze Anam in a boat. Governor Peter Obi  of  Anambra State has solicited for assistance to tackle the effects …

Flood Sacks Police Station, 300 Families In Bayelsa.

Posted ago by Patience

Bayelsa State communities of Sagbama and Tungbo were yesterday submerged by flood waters from River Forcados and the tributary of the River Niger, sacking the divisional police station in the Mile 1 area of the Local Government Council. Aside from …

Plateau Flood Update: Emergency Worsens As Shendam Bridge Collapses.

Posted ago by Patience

The emergency situation in Plateau South worsened Tuesday morning with the collapse of the Shendam Bridge, cutting off most parts of the southern part of the state from Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba, and trapping rescue officials who had responded to …

More Than 25 Million Nigerians At Risk Of Flood.

Posted ago by Patience

More than 25 million Nigerians, who live in the coastal areas, are at risk of being affected by flood, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned. NEMA’s Head of Public Relations, Mr. Yusha’u Shuaib, said on Friday in Abuja …

River Rikkos Overflows And Killed 16 People In Jos.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Sixteen persons were confirmed dead in Gangare and other communities in the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau when River Rikkos over flew its banks after a heavy downpour on Sunday night. “So far, we have recovered 16 corpses …