The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq has stated that from assessment carried out so far by the ministry, Bayelsa State is not among the top ten most affected states by the recent floods. Addressing State House correspondents at the weekly ministerial briefing on Thursday, the minister said, instead, Jigawa […]

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State says one-third of the state has been submerged by flood, turning the already “bad situation” of the state as the “erosion capital of Nigeria” to “worse”. “The fundamental thing for us is not so much the ravage of this flood, it has made a bad situation worse for us […]

The Commissioner for Environment, Kogi State, Hon Victor Omofaye has pleaded with the Federal Government and other international bodies to come to the aid of the state amidst the flood crisis. Omofaye made this appeal during Channels Television’s flagship programme Sunrise Daily on Tuesday. At least six people, including a toddler, were reported to have died in […]

16 villages in Abacheke, Ohaji/Egbema LGA, Imo State have been submerged as River Urashi overflowed its banks. Flood also consumed crop fields, farmlands, houses, vehicles and valuables worth millions of Niara in Opuoma autonomous community, and parts of Obokofia all in Ohaji/Egbema LGA, posing a great risk to food security. Residents say the release of […]

Property worth millions of Naira have been destroyed by flood in Dampar community of Ibi local government area of Taraba state. The flood which is said to have commenced late Saturday night has rendered many of the residents homeless and forced them to take refuge in IDP camps, relations apartments. Though no loss of life, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with victims of natural disasters especially floods which have ravaged some states of the Federation recently. Particularly, there have been more occurrences in the Southwest and Southeastern parts of the country. While the President notes that this phenomenon is not peculiar to Nigeria as is evident in other parts of the […]

Rampaging flood due to heavy rainsrecently has trapped residents of Federal Housing Estate egbu road in Owerri Municipal Counciland submerged a large chunk of the community completely. Some residents who spoke to darling FMsaid Educational and business activities including worship centres have been submerged by the flood and crippling business activities. They also added that […]

The Federal Government has donated relief materials to victims of Daura community in Katsina State. The flood victims will also be receiving additional assistance from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says, “Contrary to the allegations that President […]

Six people have been confirmed killed following heavy rainfall in Jigawa State, north-west Nigeria. The Executive Secretary of the Jigawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Sani Yusuf, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday. According to him, about four Local Government Areas (LGAs) – Kirikasamma, Kafin Hausa, Guri, and Birninkudu – were flooded after […]

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