Tag: flood

EditorJune 18, 2020

Another year, another Lagos Flood, when will we learn?

After two days of torrential rainfall, the reports have begun to pour in, Lagos is again underwater. The annual Lagos ...

tosin adesinaOctober 13, 2018

Flooding: As EU promises aid for Nigerian flood victims, transparency is important

Succor seems to be around the corner for victims of the recent flooding situation in several parts of the country ...

tosin adesinaOctober 3, 2018

Flood after flood wracks Nigeria’s cities, when is the death and carnage going to stop?

If you thought Nigeria learnt from the devastation caused by the floods in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and  While other ...

AzeezSeptember 11, 2017

Aisha Buhari donates relief materials to Benue flood victims

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Monday donated relief materials to victims of the Benue flood. Aisha made the ...

EditorSeptember 8, 2017

The YNaija cover this morning – the 8th of September

Follow the full stories and analyses on YNaija: The war against corruption is now total – Magu FG warns state ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 8, 2017

The Big 5: ASUU/FG reach agreement; Police launch mobile app to curb kidnapping; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the big 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The Federal Government on Thursday warned that ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Actress, Juliet Ibrahim donates N1m to Benue flood victims

Ghanaian actress,  Juliet Ibrahim had donated one million Naira to victims of the Benue flooding. The actress announced the donation ...

EditorAugust 30, 2017

[The Church Blog] Let’s talk about the heavy backlash from #HurricaneHarvey on Joel Osteen

Pastor Joel Osteen, Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas has suffered heavy backlash from the online community over ...

ToluJuly 15, 2017

N1.6bn relief for flooded states, 240 Borno children die of malnutrition | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N1.6 billion – Acting President Yemi Osinbajo ordered on Wednesday that this amount be released to states affected by flooding. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

Osinbajo orders release of N1.6bn to states affected by flood

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the release of N1.6 billion to 16 states affected by flooding across the country. ...

AzeezJuly 11, 2017

Lagos flood ‘chases’ corpses out of mortuary

Corpses have been dislodged from a private mortuary in the Igando area of Lagos state, after some parts of the ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

Opinion: Lagos flooding is proof of Nigeria’s flawed systems

by Mark Anthony Osuchukwu It’s a sad reality to be a Nigerian living in Nigeria. If the Bible was to ...

EditorJuly 8, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 8th of July

Read the full stories and analyses on YNaija: Flooding: Is the Mega-sea-ty ready to handle an epidemic? Kidnapper Evans still ...

EditorJuly 8, 2017

Flooding: Is the Mega-sea-ty ready to handle an epidemic?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Residents of flooded parts of Lagos who wish to defy their ‘islands’ will have to roll ...

EditorJuly 8, 2017

Flooding: What does your event planner know about Meteorology and Geography?

by Alexander O. Onukwue It’s a Saturday, and it is flooding in Lagos. Spare a thought for all who have ...

AzeezJune 28, 2017

Leaking roof at Lagos airport causes flood (WATCH)

A video of a leaking roof at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos has gone viral. The video which showed a ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

FG sympathises with citizens over flooded Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Government on Friday said the flooding on portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was caused by structures built on water channels ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 6, 2016

Heavy rainfall disrupts traffic flow in Lagos (PHOTOS)

The rainy season is officially here and it’s wrecking havoc already. Due to the ongoing heavy rainfall, motorists- on their ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 2, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Dear FCT Minister, this centre no longer holds

by Gimba Kakanda I was dissuaded from writing to you, from alerting you to things you are likely too busy ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. ASUU threatens strike over unmet demands The Academic Staff ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

17 people killed by floods in Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto

Seventeen people have been reportedly killed by flooding in several local government areas of Bauchi, Niger and Sokoto states. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 14, 2016

Flood kills 18, destroys property worth N700m in Kano

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said no fewer than 18 persons were killed and property worth over N700 million destroyed ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 30, 2016

Flood kills wedding guests in Pakistan

At least 14 people were killed on Saturday in one of the seven Pakistani districts bordering Afghanistan when a vehicle ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 29, 2015

Jonathan’s home town, Otuoke, cut off by flood

The home town of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Otuoke, in Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa, has been cut off by heavy flooding. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2015

There’s a real chance of Lagos being flooded

Lagos residents have been warned by the state government to prepare for flooding, as a result of heavy rainfall, as from October ...

Janeth JJuly 2, 2015

Tragic: Corpse reportedly found in canal at Lekki Phase I

A Twitter user named Akin Ajose-Adeogun tweeted this morning that a dead body was inside a canal at Ikate roundabout ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 14, 2015

Real life Jumanji: There’a a lion on the loose in Georgia

Guess a wild animal and you’d see it on the streets of Georgia. For real. Wild animals including lions, tigers, ...

SolaJune 10, 2015

Today’s rain caused floods in parts of Lagos

Flooding from last night’s rainfall disrupted activities in most parts of Lagos today, especially Obalende, Mushin, Apapa and Lekki. Lekki ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Photo of the day: PDP in murky waters

by Akan Ido   Indeed, transformation is needed in many parts of the country as the ruling party, People’s Democratic Party, continues ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

Oh what a SHAME! Flood in a State Government House (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Just like the tarmac of Enugu International airport was flooded two days ago, Kebbi state Government house follows ...

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