Federal Government Name 28 States Are Set To Be Flooded See List

The Federal government has warned Nigerians to get ready, stating that 28 out of the 36 states in the federation would experience heavy rainfall which might lead to flooding. This was revealed in a statement by Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development. She stated that the 2020 Annual […]

Prepare For Heavy Flooding, FG Warns States

The Federal Government on Sunday, warned states to prepare for forecasted heavy downpour across the country, and the potential flooding that comes with it. Giving the warning was Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq. In a statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Nneka Anibeze, she advised states to […]

Two Children Swept Away In Lagos Flood

Flood from yesterday’s heavy downpour has swept away two yet-to-be-identified children at Oyebanjo street, Ketu area of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident, and said search operations had commenced to recover the children. LASEMA’s Director-General and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the children went missing around 8pm yesterday. […]

Flood Destroys Over 24 Houses

Seventeen out of the 27 local government areas in Jigawa State have been affected by flood, which has so far destroyed no less than 24 lives in the state. Affirming the figure, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Yusuf Sani Babura told newsmen that a portion of the casualties were […]

Buhari Expresses Sadness Over Loss Of Lives And Property In Kebbi

The president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the heavy flood that claimed several lives and properties in Kebbi State. The flood destroyed lots of farmlands and houses, the president expressed his pain at the mishap. “I am particularly sad over this incident because it’s a setback to our efforts to boost local […]