Flood Kills 50, Displaces Many In Jigawa

Fifty people have died with many displaced as flood ravages parts of Jigawa State, authorities said on Saturday. Addressing journalists in Dutse, the Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Sani Yusuf, said the flood destroyed thousands of homes in the state. He stated that the situation forced Jigawa residents to take refuge in other […]

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Flood: Provide more drainages in your states – FG tasks governors

The Federal Government has tasked state governors to ensure adequate provision of more drainages in their various states to avert the incessant flooding in the country. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, made the call on Thursday at the flag-off of the distribution of relief items to victims of […]

Flood: Provide more drainages in your states – FG tasks governors

Governor Badaru reacts to the death of flood victims in Jigawa

The Executive Governor of Jigawa State Mohammed Badaru Abubakar has sympathised with the victims of flood across the state. The Governor in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Dutse by the commissioner of Special Duties, Auwal Danladi Sankara, said the flood is considered the Almighty’s way of testing his servants. DAILY POST […]

Governor Badaru reacts to the death of flood victims in Jigawa

3 killed, 4 injured as flood takes over communities, sacks households in Yobe

Flash flood occasioned by a heavy downpour has resulted in the killing of three persons with four others sustaining injuries across Yobe State. Dr. Mohammed Goje, the Executive Secretary, Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA), disclosed this while giving flood updates across ten affected local government areas of the state. He said, the affected LGs […]

3 killed, 4 injured as flood takes over communities, sacks households in Yobe

NiMeT DG warns of excessive flooding in next few weeks

The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof Mansur Bako Matazu, on Monday, warned Nigerians to get prepared for heavy rains in the next two months. Matazu, while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday, said every Nigerian should expect flooding that may wreak havoc across the country in […]

NiMeT DG warns of excessive flooding in next few weeks

Flood Disaster: Niger legislators urge state govt to resuscitate monthly environment sanitation

Members of the Niger State House of Assembly have called on the State Government to resuscitate the monthly environmental sanitation to guide against flood disasters in the state. The decision was reached, following a motion raised by Shuaibu Lima Iya representing Suleja State Constituency during plenary on Thursday. Iya had stated that resuscitating the monthly […]

Flood Disaster: Niger legislators urge state govt to resuscitate monthly environment sanitation

Flood: Jigawa government warns against illegal felling of trees, blocking of drainages

The Jigawa State Government has warned residents against blacking drainages and illegal cutting of trees to avert incessant floods claiming lives and properties. Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency SEMA, Yusuf Adamu Babura made the warning while speaking to newsmen. He said the blocking of drainages and illegal felling of trees are the major causes […]

Flood: Jigawa government warns against illegal felling of trees, blocking of drainages

Flood ravages 59 communities, sacks scores in Yobe

Yobe State Emergency Management Agency, (SEMA), has disclosed that flood occasioned by torrential rainfall has so far ravaged 59 communities in eleven affected local government areas of the State. Dr. Mohammed Goje, Executive Secretary of the Agency, made the disclosure while giving update on the disaster across the State. The affected communities according to the […]

Flood ravages 59 communities, sacks scores in Yobe

Flood: Local govt authorities must be first responders to disaster – Yobe Gov, Buni

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has said the government in the state would establish Local Government Emergency Management Committees (LGEMC) for the 17 council areas for early response to disaster. The governor through his Spokesman, Mamman Mohammed stated this when he paid a working visit to the headquarters of the National Emergency Management Agency, […]

Flood: Local govt authorities must be first responders to disaster – Yobe Gov, Buni

Governo Bala warns against politicising humanitarian issues as he visits flood-ravaged communities

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has visited victims of the Flood disaster in Darazo local government area of the state, calling on the federal government to render assistance to alleviate their plight. He recalled that the flood wreaked havoc in 13 communities in Darazo Headquarters of Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State, where over […]

Governo Bala warns against politicising humanitarian issues as he visits flood-ravaged communities

Buni asks FG for help as flood displaces scores, washes away farms in Yobe

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni is seeking the Federal Government’s intervention through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to support over a dozen communities devastated by the recent flood in some parts of the state. Buni, in a statement by Director General, Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, said the need for collaborative efforts […]

Buni asks FG for help as flood displaces scores, washes away farms in Yobe

Flood wreaks havoc in Bauchi communities, washes away 100 houses, farmlands

Flood has wreaked havoc in 13 communities in Darazo Headquarters of Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State. DAILY POST learned that the flood washed away over 100 houses in Darazo town and rendered hundreds of people homeless. The Acting Director General who is overseeing the Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (BASEMA), Alhaji Bala Yakubu […]

Flood wreaks havoc in Bauchi communities, washes away 100 houses, farmlands

Lagos flood claimed three siblings, four others – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said the flooding that occurred in Lagos State last weekend claimed seven lives. South West coordinator of the agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday. The affected communities were Oke Isagun, Agbado Oke, Oko LCDA, all in Alimosho LGA. “The rainfall of Friday, 8th July […]

Lagos flood claimed three siblings, four others – NEMA

Traders suffer losses as flood washes away shops in Anambra market

Traders in Relief Market in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State are counting their losses as flood, occasioned by heavy rainfall, washed away shops, electric poles, and cables in the market. The leadership of the market said at least 30 shops were washed away by a submerging flood, including electric poles, underground cables, water […]

Traders suffer losses as flood washes away shops in Anambra market

NiMET urges stakeholders to develop early warning signs to reduce risks of flood in Niger, others

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET), in Niger State, has called on stakeholders in disaster management to develop a more robust early warning system to mitigate and reduce risks associated with floods in the state. Director General of NiMET, Prof. Mansur Matazu, gave the warning during the Hydro-Electric Power Dam Managers and Stakeholders meeting in Minna […]

NiMET urges stakeholders to develop early warning signs to reduce risks of flood in Niger, others

Pretty Lady Rescued After Being Swept By Raging Flood

A young lady, simply identified as Ada Adiele, who was swept away by a ravaging flood which followed after a heavy downpour in Owerri, has been rescued by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps. Ada was swept away by flood after a heavy downpour in Owerri, Imo state capital on Tuesday, June 14. Reacting […]

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