Tag: flood

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 ...

SolaAugust 23, 2014

Seven-year-old girl dies in Kaduna flood

by S’ola Filani A seven-year-old girl, Theresa James has been confirmed dead. She died in a Friday morning flood, following ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

Flood on the Runway! Enugu International Airport was an eyesore (LOOK)

by Damilola Jagun Its hard to believe this airport was just recently renovated! On Thursday, 21 August, the tarmac of ...

December 17, 2013

First Atiku, now President Goodluck: 2015 Presidential campaign posters of the President spotted in Ogun (LOOK)

by Rachel Ogbu 2015 Presidential campaign posters of President Goodluck Jonathan has been spotted in parts of Ogun, western Nigeria. ...

December 9, 2013

2015: Atiku campaign posters appear in Abuja

by Adeola Balogun The race for the 2015 elections seems to have already begun as campaign posters bearing the image ...

October 18, 2013

2015: Controversy as former Justice Minister, Aondoakaa’s campaign posters flood Benue

by Adeola Balogun Controversial former Attorney General of Nigeria, Mike Aondoakaa, who had somewhat gone underground has resurfaced after campaign ...

September 28, 2013

Tragic news: Flooding in Akure kills 2 young pupils

by Adeola Balogun Two pupils in Ondo State have lost their lives as a result of flooding which occurred in ...

September 24, 2013

7 people dead as incessant rains hit many parts of Oyo

by Adeola Balogun An unusual downpour has been witnessed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital as the rain has been ...

August 28, 2013

Terrible: Flood kills 7, destroys 1,529 houses in Bauchi

by Adeola Balogun A heavy downpour which led to flooding in Bauchi has left at least seven people dead. Three ...

June 6, 2013

We were paid N200, N240 as compensation – Adamawa flood victims

by Akan Ido Victims of the flood which ravaged many parts of Adamawa state last year have complained over not ...

May 26, 2013

Swamped: 2 dead as floods hit Texas with nearly 10 feet of water

ERIC GAY/AP Nearly 10 feet of rain fell in just a few hours Saturday in San Antonio.  Two women died ...

April 3, 2013

Opinion: Is Kwara doing enough in response to the flood alert?

by Onile Kareem   Having experienced flooding last season in certain areas of the state in which the government swiftly ...

January 15, 2013

Phones-for-farmers: “I will not be distracted” – Agric minister vows to pursue policy

by Isi Esene The minister of Agriculture, Akinwunmi Adesina, has insisted that there is no going back on the proposed ...

November 26, 2012

Real life ‘James Bond’ rescues pensioner from raging UK floods (WATCH)

by Isi Esene This photo shows the critical moment today when David Dunn from Somerset, rescued an unnamed pensioner from ...

October 30, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Aki & Paw Paw visit flood victims in Delta

by Hauwa Gambo Celebrities seem to have been streaming into Delta State since the floods started a few weeks ago ...

October 30, 2012

Reuben Abati: The President brought hope to the floods

by Reuben Abati Barring any other development of equally impactful effect, the great event of the year 2012 for Nigerians ...

October 24, 2012

We will arrest rumour mongers – Bayelsa alleges plot to embarrass President Jonathan and state governor

by Isi Esene The Bayelsa State government yesterday cried out accusing some elements of plotting to embarrass the government of ...

October 20, 2012

Eyewitness: A home owner, retired colonel shows us the impact of the floods (WATCH)

by Isi Esene The flood disaster in many parts of the country has seen hundreds of thousands of people displaced ...

October 20, 2012

TICKER: Another set of triplets delivered in Anambra flood camp

Another set of triplets was delivered on Friday at the Fr. Joseph High School Relief Camp for flood victims in ...

October 11, 2012

SNAPSHOT: 120-year-old woman rescued from submerged house in Bayelsa

by Hauwa Gambo Great news: A 120-year-old woman, Rhoda Tamunu, has been rescued from a house submerged in the floods ...

October 9, 2012

Another one: Dangote, Adenuga, Agbakoba to lead presidential disaster committee

by Isi Esene The president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Tuesday addressed the nation to ...

October 8, 2012

TICKER: Move over, Cassava: FG set to introduce “flood-resistant” rice

The Federal Government is partnering with the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines towards the introduction of flood resistant ...

October 5, 2012

“Relocate now” – Lagos government issues flood warning

By Stanley Azuakola The Lagos State Government is preparing for the flood season. It has warned occupants of flood-prone areas ...

October 4, 2012

“There is a hippopotamus in my house” – Man in Benue driven out by floods tells BBC

by Hauwa Gambo Nigerian emergency and government authorities have confirmed to the BBC that dangerous animals, ncluding crocodiles, snakes and ...

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