Tag: Disaster

2020: NiMet warns disaster managers to prepare for excess rainfall events

Abdul Jimoh- February 7, 2020

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned disaster managers in the country to fully prepare for possible high-intensity rainfall events in 2020. NiMet gave the advice ... Read More

Nigerians Must Imbibe Attitudinal Change on Environment – DG NIHSA

Henry Solomon- June 24, 2019

Mr Clement Nze, the Director-Genera, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), has called for attitudinal and behavioural change by the citizens on the environment to mitigate ... Read More

Governor worries over eroding culture

admin- April 29, 2019

BGov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe is worried over the speed at which youths were losing touch with their culture and tradition. The governor expressed his ... Read More

Death Toll Increases In Lagos Collapsed Building

Henry Solomon- July 26, 2017

(Photo: Sunday Alamba AP) The number of deaths from the Tuesday’s collapsed building in Lagos has increased to six, Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, the South-West spokesman ... Read More

Iba Residents Cry Out To Authorities Over Heavy Flooding

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2017

Some residents  of the Iba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State have appealed to  LCDA and the state government to provide proper drainage ... Read More

Grenfell Tower: Police say deadly blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 23, 2017

London: Police said on Friday that the fire that engulfed a Grenfell Tower block in London killing at least 79 people started in a Hotpoint ... Read More

Mourinho irked by Conte’s celebration

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 24, 2016

Jose Mourinho was left humiliated by Manchester United’s 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Chelsea in his return to Stamford Bridge on Sunday Mourinho and ... Read More

Stop Selling Relief Materials, NEMA Warns IDPs

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2016

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has advised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camps in Adamawa state, not to sell relief materials donated to them ... Read More

Saraki Commiserates With Kano Traders Over fire Incident

Streaming Admin- March 27, 2016

Senate President Bukola Saraki has commiserated with victims of Saturday's fire disaster that ravaged the popular Abubakar Rimi market in Kano. Saraki, in a statement ... Read More

FG to professionalise Federal Fire Service, says Interior Minister

Streaming Admin- January 3, 2016

Gas Explosion At Nnewe, Anambra State The Interior Minister, Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazzau (rtd) has emphasized the Federal Government’s resolve to professionalise Nigeria's fire service for ... Read More

NiMet Predicts Food and Health Challenges, Disaster, During Dry Season

Henry Solomon- December 11, 2015

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned against the effect of the "El Nino" (warm weather) conditions associated with the current dry season saying, it will ... Read More

Flood Washes Snakes into Communities in Plateau State

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2015

The massive flooding in Plateau have washed snakes from far distances into farms and residences in Pankshin/Kanke/Kannam Federal Constituency, according to Rep. Timothy Golu. Golu, ... Read More

Nigeria Peace Corps To Attend UN Disaster Risk Reduction Committee Meeting

Henry Solomon- November 16, 2014

Reuben Okala The United Nations has invited Nigeria Peace Corps, to be part of the Disaster Risk Reduction Committee Meeting in Geneva next Monday. Peace ... Read More