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Yobe

Yobe: Flood submerges 500 farmlands, destroys over 37 houses

Flood has submerged 500 farmlands, while also destroying over 37 houses, following torrential rainfall in four communities under Tarmuwa local government area of Yobe State. Communities affected by the flooding in the local government are: Jumbam, koriyel and Garga. Though [...]

September 14, 2019 Environmental issues
Flood Sacks Ugwueke

Flood Sacks Ugwueke, Abia Community, 500 People Displaced (Photos)

Flood Sacks Ugwueke, Abia Community, 500 People Displaced No fewer than 500 people were on Thursday displaced in Etiti, Ndielu and Amaokai areas of Ugwueke in Bende local government area of Abia state following a persistent downpour. Hope For Nigeria [...]

August 30, 2019 Environmental issues
Flood Sweeps Away Three Kids During Kano Downpour

Flood Sweeps Away Three Kids During Kano Downpour

Kano Downpour: Three children were swept away by flood in the Saidawa area of the Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State during Wednesday’s downpour. The Information Officer of Danbatta LGA, Nura Umar, who confirmed the incident, said two girls [...]

August 24, 2019 Environmental issues
Flood Washes Away Bridge In Imo

Flood Washes Away Bridge In Imo, FUTO Students, Road Users Stranded (Photos)

Flood Washes Away Bridge In Imo Students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri, FUTO and other road users has been left stranded after flood washed away bridge in Imo state. A video of the washed away bridge by flood [...]

August 10, 2019 Environmental issues
Night View Of Maiduguri

Night View Of Maiduguri, Borno State (Photos)

Night View Of Maiduguri Apart from Boko Haram, Killing, and kidnapping news that usually comes from Borno state here are some beautiful pictures taken at night from the state Capital, Maiduguri. The pictures looked amazing. More below. [...]

August 4, 2019 Geography
Road Linking Bida To Katcha

Road Linking Bida To Katcha LGA Of Niger State Destroyed By Heavy Rain

Road Linking Bida To Katcha LGA Of Niger State Destroyed By Heavy Rain Pls when we have a quality constructions…. In 10 years, did it deserve maintenance I could vividly remember Badeggi/Bakeko/Yinti/tsadoyagi/katcha road was commissioning in 2014, just 5 years [...]

July 20, 2019 Environmental issues
Nkpolu Rumuigbo

This Is Flooded Nkpolu Rumuigbo In Port Harcourt Not Atlantic Ocean

Nkpolu by interpretation means hill top .Geographically, Nkpolu Rumuigbo Junction is situated at a strategic place that is economically useful in terms of road network . Beyond that,Nkpolu Rumuigbo Junction is a place where four ways meet. From Nkpolu Rumuigbo [...]

July 12, 2019 Environmental issues
130 houses washed away by flood in Gombe

130 houses washed away by flood in Gombe

Gombe State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA has confirmed that windstorm and flooding caused by heavy downpour has wrecked havoc on Gombe community, washing away a total of 130 houses. The incident which occurred in Bojude, Kwami Local Government Area three [...]

July 9, 2019 Environmental issues
LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation

LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation, Covering Of Manholes Across The State

LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation, Covering Of Manholes Across The State The Lagos State Government has begun massive highway reconstruction across the state now that the rainy season is here even though there still needs lot to be done in [...]

June 21, 2019 Environmental issues
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lasg Sanwo-Olu Intensifies Cleaning Of Manholes Across The State To Prevent Flooding

In furtherance of the directive of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Ministry of the Environment today, Saturday commenced desilting exercise across the metropolis, through its zonal offices. Our team on monitoring exercise captured scenes of the ongoing [...]

June 2, 2019 Environmental issues
Ologbondiyan

Zamfara: Atiku Will Soon Reclaim His Mandate – Ologbondiyan

Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on last weekend’s judgment by the Supreme Court which voided the votes scored by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Zamfara [...]

May 27, 2019 Environmental issues

Bridge Leading To Rochas Okorocha’s Village Collapses For The Third Time

A bridge leading straight to Ogboko, which is Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s village, has caved in for the third time. The bridge referred to as Mgbee bridge, connects Orlu to Ideato-North and South local government areas of the state. [...]

May 27, 2019 Environmental issues
The Sorry State of The Lagos-Badagry Expressway This Morning

The Sorry State of The Lagos-Badagry Expressway This Morning – Photos

For those who are in Lagos, today is a wet day in the city of Lagos especially in Badagry Expressway. The rain which started as early as 8am in some major parts of the state has its effects on some [...]

May 20, 2019 Environmental issues
Fulani elders

Fulani Elders Tackle Miyetti Allah Official Over Outburst On Tinubu

Fulani elders under the umbrella of concerned Fulani leaders forum (CFLF), has come in defense of a National leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu over a comment credited to Bello Bodejo, president of Miyetti Allah Kautal [...]

April 29, 2019 Environmental issues
New International Passport

The New International Passport Will Commence On April 29 – Price & How To Apply

The Nigeria Immigration Service will commence the issuance of the much awaited New International Passport on the 29th April, 2019. With the new passport, you can get up to 10 years validity as against the outgoing one that has a maximum [...]

April 16, 2019 Environmental issues

Young woman adopts baby boy after biological mom didn’t want him

A heartwarming story was shared by a Briefly.co.za reader and it may well restore hope in us all. Slindile Zulu legally adopted a stranger’s child to stop the pregnant young mother from having an abortion. The 28-year-old from kwaHlabisa in [...]

April 14, 2019 Environmental issues
NiMET

NiMET raises fresh concern over extreme weather

Concerned about the extreme weather conditions being experienced across African countries, the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has warned of the long term impacts of extreme weather conditions on lives and livelihood of citizens. The Director General, NiMET, Abuja Abubakar Mashi, [...]

March 24, 2019 Environmental issues
victims of flood

NEMA distributes relief materials to flood victims in Ondo

About 745 victims of flood, windstorm and ocean surge in Ondo State have received succour and relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). NEMA, in collaboration with the state government, gave out fishing nets, water pumping machines, building [...]

March 23, 2019 Environmental issues
Lagos denies hiking price for road worthiness certificate

Lagos denies hiking price for road worthiness certificate

The Directorate of the Lagos Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) has debunked claims that it had increased the price for the issuance of Road Worthiness Certificate. In a statement yesterday, Director of the VIS, Abdul-Hafeez Toriola, an engineer, described the rumour [...]

March 12, 2019 Environmental issues
Atiku is best candidate to tackle economy, restore unity, Ortom declares

Atiku is best candidate to tackle economy, restore unity, Ortom declares

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has urged the people to vote for the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, describing him as the best contestant to tackle the economy and restore unity. He made the call yesterday in [...]

February 11, 2019 Environmental issues
APGA

APGA rallies support for Gbor, Ararume

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has called on the electorate to vote massively for its presidential candidate Gen. John Gbor and Chief Ifeanyi Ararume, its gubernatorial candidate in Imo state. Dr Victor Oye, National Chairman of the party made the [...]

January 23, 2019 Environmental issues

Don’t evict Nigerian refugees, UN tells Cameroon

New York – The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed grave concerns over plans by Cameroon to evict thousands of Nigerian refugees to Borno. UNHCR said it deplored the reported move that Cameroon was forcing several thousand Nigerians [...]

January 19, 2019 Environmental issues
Kano State

Kano State Govt revokes N5bn road contracts

The Kano State Government has revoked over N5bn contract for the construction of four major roads in the state. The State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues
Ritualists' Shrine

Police Uncover Ritualists’ Shrine In Ekiti

Ekiti State Police Command has uncovered a ritualists shrine in Odo Ekiti a suburb of Ado Ekiti the State Capital. The state’s commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, who led a team of his officers and newsmen to the forest location [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues
Ortom

No cattle routes in Benue, Ortom insists

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday stated that there were no cattle routes in his state. Ortom stated that even if there were such routes before, he had removed them from the gazette because the current population of [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues

NEMA cautions against fire disasters, urges people to marry IDPs

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted the public to be wary of fire, conflict, flood and other emergency related disasters. Head of Gombe Operations Office, Hajia Amina Ahmad, gave the warning in Bauchi at a stakeholders meeting on [...]

December 17, 2018 Environmental issues

Cultists clash in Lagos

Rival groups of youth suspected to be cultists on Monday morning went on rampage around Yemisi Relaxation spot in Omoteye Estate, Agege, Lagos. The clash started in the early hours of Monday as gunshots were sporadically shot into the air. [...]

December 10, 2018 Environmental issues

‘Plastics may outweigh fishes in ocean by 2050’

Unless the shipping companies and crew comply fully with rules on reducing marine plastic litter from vessels, the quantity of plastics in the oceans will outweigh fishes by 2050. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), said it had received warnings from [...]

November 7, 2018 Environmental issues

Landslide threat: Akwa Ibom church insures 500 members

Akwa Ibom church insures 500 members A parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God along the Uyo Village Road, has insured the lives of 500 of its members following a warning by the Akwa Ibom State Government that the [...]

October 31, 2018 Environmental issues

Flood claims four-year-old boy, property in Lagos

Flood claims four-year-old boy: The heavens opened on Sunday night and let out a downpour that lasted nearly 12 hours. While many Lagos residents were savouring a sound sleep, residents of Aboru in Alimosho Local Government Area and Oko-Oba in [...]

October 30, 2018 Environmental issues