3 KIDS SWEPT AWAY BY FLOOD IN KANO

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 and a boy drowned as a result of the flood that accompanied the heavy rain. He added, “The flood also affected Fagwalawa, Makera, Turu and Unguwar Mahuta communities and destroyed properties.” The acting Chairman of Danbatta LG, Musa Danbatta, while donating some relief materials during a visit to the affected areas, sympathised…

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FLOODING: FEMA WARNS RESIDENTS OF KUJE, GWAGWALADA, KUBWA KARIMU AS RAINS CONTINUE UNABATED

The rains are surely here and for many in Abuja and its suburbs, there has been no letting down. It has truly been raining cats and dogs.  The FCT Emergency Management Agency has advised the residents of Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport Road and Gwagwalada to be wary of possible flooding. The Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, on Saturday in Abuja, said that torrential rainfall had increased the water level at the Usuma Dam and spilled into the Usuma River Channel.…

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FLOODING WREAKS HAVOC IN MAKURDI AGAIN, MANY RENDERED HOMELESS

Residents of Makurdi, the Benue state capital are currently counting their loses after a heavy rainfall that started last night. Lasgidi Online gathered that, areas like Judges Quarters, Wurukum and Gyado Villa are heavily affected by the flood as houses are currently submerged in the flood. Recall that in 2017, flood displaced over 100,000 people and damaged around 2,000 homes in Benue State. See more photos below…

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HOW FCT HIGH COURT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE WAS SWEPT AWAY BY EARLY MORNING FLOODING IN ABUJA

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Whereabouts of the Director of Finance at the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme, remained Unknown, as he was swept away by heavy flood on Friday. Flood submerge motorcycles Okecheme, was carried by the flood at Galadimawa roundabout in Abuja while he was on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. He was being conveyed to the airport with his official car, a 2017 Toyota Camry, when the calamity struck. The roundabout has been under construction for over one year, with heavy…

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FLOOD SWEEPS AWAY FCT HIGH COURT DIRECTOR

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A heavy flood has swept away the Director of Finance, Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme. Okecheme was on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in his official 2017 Toyota Camry when his car got stuck in the flood at Galadimawa roundabout, Abuja. The finance director was swept away by the raging flood, but his driver, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, was rescued by some young boys in the area. The driver was said to have been taken to Asokoro hospital, but…

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OWERRI FLOODING, VEHICLES SUBMERGED, STATE CAPITAL IN LOCKDOWN BY WATER

Chidiebube Okeoma Vehicles were submerged  and business activities grounded following a downpour in Owerri,  Imo State,  on Friday. The downpour, which lasted over two hours in the metropolis,   forced  traders to  hurriedly lock up their shops and  ran for their lives due to heavy  flooding on several streets. Areas mostly affected were Bank Road, Mbari, Douglas, Akwakuma,Orji, Control Post and Item Street. Vehicles  stalled in flooding were submerged, causing gridlock in the state capital. The Special Adviser on Media to the Governor, Steve Osuji, said, “The problem is deep no…

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SEE WHAT RAIN DID TO A FILLING STATION IN ABUJA

There was heavy downpour in the early hours of today in the federal capital territory . some parts of the Fct including the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport witnessed flash flooding. Gwagwalada area. Council had her own share of the rain ☔ but this time with a devastating aftermath a filling station at old Kutunku was ravaged by the floods. Photos (Quote) (Report) 2 Likes (Like) 1 Share (Share)

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NEMA RAISES ALARM OVER STATES PRONE TO FLOODING

Flood The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted some state governments on the impending flood disasters especially those along Rivers Benue and Niger. The Director-General of NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, disclosed this when he received the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Ahmed Ketso, in his office, on Thursday in Abuja. He said that the agency had rolled out mitigation measures to respond to any possible disaster as a result of flooding. “But in any case we hope it will be less devastating so that we could save as…

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COUPLE PADDLES BOAT INSIDE LAGOS FLOOD, SEE PIX

The couple paddling a boat A couple has been caught on video paddling a boat in a flooded area in Lekki, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The joyous husband and wife were seen paddling the boat in front of a flooded Abraham Adesanya Estate in Lekki with a signpost of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG on the gate. A background voice was saying that they needed a boat to navigate the area as the the level of the water was high. The video was posted by Daddy Freeze on his…

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