Tag: floods

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket V: Tam knows best

Salaries haven’t been paid to civil servants in the last 9 months. Sometime during the penniless lull, *Tam decided her ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket IV: Relief is here, more to come

  I am glad I experienced one of the few times reliefs were brought to the community, that faithful day ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket III: Sewese’s fish business is sinking

Sewese, 37, is a civil servant at the Ministry of Information with a fish farming business on the side. Having ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket II: Susan is too distressed to be stressed

Since the floods, Susan, 31, and her mother-in-law, 55, have lived in the IDP camp at the Ultramodern International market. ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Water in a Basket I: No one is even talking about rebuilding our homes yet

  “Thank God no life was lost!”   There are six structures in Moses’ compound – about 5km into Welfare ...

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RoqeebahOctober 5, 2017

Editor’s note: YNaija presents conversations with survivors of the Benue flooding to inspire you

We would have loved to say that it is with excitement that we bring you another one of YNaija’s citizenship stories ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Niger River authorites place red alert on flooding in Benin and Nigeria

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) issued a warning on Saturday of possible flooding in Benin and Nigeria, two countries downstream ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Overcoming the money politics of flooding

by Alexander O. Onukwue After the Federal Executive Council meeting of July 12, Yemi Osinbajo, at the time the Acting ...

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RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

The simple reason why these floods must not return next year

By Stephanie Busari One half of Lagos is submerged under water after torrential downpour during the height of the rainy ...

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ItunuoluwaApril 24, 2017

Millions threatened by flood in Virginia and Tennessee

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states are bracing for a round of strong thunderstorms and the threat of ...

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Isime EseneNovember 21, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Gov. Oshiomhole’s immoral pension

As NLC President, Adams Oshiomhole was on the side of the common man, taking government to task on issues of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 6, 2016

Flooding: Evacuate communities close to River Niger now – NEMA

There is every likelihood and possibility that the country may experience floods this year similar to that of 2012. According ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2015

Georgia Floods: Escaped zoo lion kills man

Remember the real life Jumanji that happened a couple of days ago? Well the lion that escaped from the zoo ...

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September 11, 2013

Rise in water levels cause fear of flood in Bayelsa communities

by Adeola Balogun Due to the recent rise in water levels after the August rain break, the residents of various ...

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October 10, 2012

Flooding: Bayelsa government shuts down all schools in the state indefinitely

by Stanley Azuakola Holiday has come early for students in Bayelsa State, as the state government announced on Tuesday, the ...

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September 30, 2012

Opinion: Connecting with the people, the leadership question

by Victor Olojo The point I am driving at is that political leaders must have a way getting neatly tied ...

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September 27, 2012

Flash floods wreck havoc in Lagos (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene There have been major flood disasters in many parts of the country mainly in Lokoja, Kogi and ...

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September 26, 2012

‘This president is a trainee president’ – Again, the ACN hits Jonathan

by Stanley Azuakola The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has once again come out to strongly criticise Nigeria’s President Goodluck ...

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September 19, 2012

Flooding displaces 13,000 in Taraba

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria has a serious flooding problem on its hands. In the last three weeks, heavy flooding has ...

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August 27, 2012

Flood ravages Katsina villages injuring eight

by Akan Ido Many houses and farms were destroyed by flood in Kofa and Tofani villages in Kusada Local Government ...

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July 26, 2012

Heavy downpour ravages many Chinese cities – See photos

by Doyin Jaiyesimi                         Heavy rainstorm has left many ...

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June 29, 2012

PHOTOS: The rain came down and the flood came up—Lagos under water

The rains over the last couple of days have caused havoc in parts of Lagos State. Source: Nigerian Eye

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