Heavy rains have unleashed floods in Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta - killing at least 100 people and damaging thousands of homes. The government has taken over the search, rescue and rehabilitation of victims.
Disease Outbreak Looms As Floods Spread
Guardian, 19 September 2018
Scientists have predicted an increase in cases of water and mosquito-borne diseases. The forecast followed flooding in several communities across the country and the consequent… Read more »
NEMA Declares Flooding As National Disaster in Four States
This Day, 18 September 2018
The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has declared the flooding in four states as national disasters. Read more »
Floods wreak havoc in Edo.
Flood Kills 31 People, Destroys 10,000 Houses in Kano State
Daily Trust, 17 September 2018
The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the… Read more »
Nigeria Declares National Disaster As Floods Kill Over 100
Premium Times, 17 September 2018
Over 100 people have died in floods in several Nigerian states following heavy rains that caused the Rivers Niger and Benue to overflow, the National Emergency Management Agency… Read more »
Floods, Cholera Leave Hundreds Dead in Nigeria
CAJ News, 18 September 2018
AT least 444 people have died following a cholera outbreak in Nigeria this year. Read more »
Flood - NEMA Declares Anambra, Delta Kogi, Niger As National Disaster
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta states as National Disaster following flooding that has been ravaging the four states… Read more »
Aminu Masari, the governor of Katsina State, says that at least 44 people have been reported killed after a heavy downpour in Jibia. Dozens have been declared missing and thousands ... Read more »
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