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Flood submerges over 150 communities in Kogi – Commissioner

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Mr. Sanusi Yahaya, Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, said over 150 communities have been submerged following flooding in nine Local Government Areas of the State. Yahaya made the disclosure while addressing newsmen after a stakeholders’ meeting at the State Emergency Operation Centre on Saturday in Lokoja. The commissioner noted that the Centre had been activated as the ...

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NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

NEWMAP trains communities on projects in their locality

The Guardian reports that the Nigerian Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) plans to embark on training of communities to ensure better monitoring and sustainability of projects in their domain. According to The Guardian, Kogi State Project Coordinator of NEWMAP, Ladi Jatto while speaking with newsmen on the development, explained that the project’s target was to bringing succor to communities ravaged by ...

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Management and Control of Flood in Nigeria

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The recent flooding that has plagued some states in the federation causing devastation, has raised great concern about the nation’s stance towards the management and control of flood in Nigeria. This article takes a critical look at this menace and ways to curb it. If my memory isn’t failing me yet, it has been raining in my country since the ...

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34 states declared high-risk areas as flood kills 29

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The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) revealed that flood has killed 29 people in 99 local government areas across 30 states this year. The Guardian reports that the Director-General of the agency, Mr. Moses Oluwatoyin Beckley, said at a “Sensitisation Workshop on 2016 Flood Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation Hydrological Area,” in Lokoja, Kogi State yesterday that 34 states would be ...

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