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What do you think were the causes of the recent Lagos flooding?

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The recent Lagos flooding was a major highlight of events in Lagos this time last week. We had two people who shared their thoughts on the causes and what can be done to avoid the recurrence of such in the nearest future. Nkuturum Ebenezer Woke of the Department of Forestry Resources and Wildlife Management, University of Benin said, “I have ...

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Lagos flood : Lagos Assembly summons commissioner

Lagos flooding

Premium Times reports that the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday summoned the state Commissioner for Environment, Babatunde Adejare, to appear before it on Tuesday in respect of the massive Lagos flood events on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the flood had affected major parts of the state, especially Lekki, Victoria Island, Ajah, Ikoyi and Lagos ...

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Lagos flood: LASG builds retention pond to assist in containing flood

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The Lagos State Government has said that it is building a retention pond to assist in containing Lagos flood.  According to PM News, the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Samuel Adejare disclosed this during the sensitization programme for the 2017 Water Technology and Environmental Control Exhibition and Conference (WATEC) held at Renaissance Hotel, GRA Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest on Monday. ...

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Lagos flood: power outage announced, assessment and the way forward

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According to Premium Times, the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, on Sunday announced that there would be power outage in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and its environs as the company’s injection substations and equipment submerged in the Lagos  flood. Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the company was having ...

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