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Flood submerges over 150 communities in Kogi – Commissioner


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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Heavy rain renders over 1,000 residents homeless in Delta community


Residents of Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State were yesterday caught unawares as what began as early morning showers suddenly became torrential rendering many homeless. Over 1,000 residents were rendered homeless, following the downpour yesterday morning that lasted over one hour. Areas affected include; Chief Eyaufe street, Lucky street by Omimi road, Okuemeva extension, Ibori road, ...

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Heavy downpour destroys 25 houses, renders 100 homeless in Calabar


Flood wreaked havoc in Calabar metropolis yesterday as over 25 residential houses were submerged with over hundred displaced and rendered homeless. The downpour which started about 6:00 a.m. yesterday also destroyed property worth hundreds of thousands of naira. The heavy rain which lasted for about three hours overflew the drainage channels along major streets in Calabar along Murtala Mohammed Highway, ...

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