Tag Archives: Flooding

Natural Disaster! Education On Hold As Flood Takes Over Anambra State

Most primary, post primary and tertiary schools especially in Ogbaru and Oko Local Government Areas of Anambra State have been temporarily closed down due to the flooding in the state. The council Chairman, Mr Arinze Awogu disclosed this while inaugurating the distribution of relief materials at the council headquarters, Atani on Tuesday, 18th of September. The management of Federal…

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INEC Office, Computers, Card Readers, Vans Destroyed by Flood in Edo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benin on Sunday said that the commission lost sensitive and non sensitive materials to flood. The flood which occurred on Saturday knocked down the fence of the office and ravaged the entire building. The Edo INEC Administrative Secretary, Mr Lebari Nduh, blamed the flood on the ongoing road…

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Tonto Dikeh Calls for Assistance for Victims of Flooding in Benue

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is calling on fans and Nigerians at large join hands with her foundation – Tonto Dikeh foundation to assist with donations to the victims of the flooding in Benue state. The actress shared a photo on her Instagram giving out details on how interested donors can come in. See post below. As we come…

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Makurdi Residents Cry Out as Flood Submerges Homes | Watch the Video

Residents of Makurdi, the Benue State capital are calling on the federal and state government to come to their aid after torrential rainfalls between Sunday and Thursday left close to 3,000 houses submerged with thousands rendered homeless. According to Guardian, the victims claim there is still no provision for temporary shelters and relief materials, saying emergency…

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Texas Flood Worsens as President Trump & Wife Visit

Flooding in South-Eastern Texas and South-Western Louisiana worsens due to overnight heavy rainfall, just as U.S. President Donald Trump visited the battered region. Harvey, which has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, is drifting eastward back toward the Texas coastline after meandering in the Gulf of Mexico, an advisory issued early on…

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Like Lagos, Houston is Flooded| Photos!

Tropical Storm Harvey caused widespread flooding in Houston, America’s fourth largest city, inundating homes and submerging highways on Sunday as residents hunkered down in anticipation of several more days of “unprecedented” rainfall. The images on Twitter and networks evoked memories of the unforgettable flooding of Lagos on 8 July, when many parts of Victoria Island…

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Ogun River Overflow: Several Communities Experience Flooding | Watch Channels TV Report

  They are groaning under the heavy flood that has taken over their community due to the incessant downpour in the state which has caused Ogun River to overflow its banks leading to the disruption of their lives and loss of property worth millions of Naira. Many residents have been rendered homeless and some others…

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Lagos State Alert Residents On Over-Flooding

Lagos State government yesterday alerted residents living in the coastal and low lines areas of an impending over-flooding with the release of water from the Lagco Dam in Cameroun. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of the Environment, Oluwatoyin Onisarotu, said that the warning became necessary based on the outcome of the recent 2015 Flood Management Stakeholders Roundtable…

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