Tag: NEMA

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August 11, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Winning the war against terror

by Simon Kolawole How can we contain this religious hate in Nigeria in the face of the Boko Haram insurgency? ...

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July 21, 2013

Update: NEMA confirms 3 dead in Lagos building collapse (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo A two story building  under construction located at the Ishaga area of Surulere, Lagos, collapsed earlier today with ...

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July 12, 2013

Tragic: Couple, baby, others feared dead in Lagos building collapse

At least eight people were killed early Thursday while about 10 others were severely injured when a building collapsed in ...

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June 15, 2013

False alarm: Panic in Lagos over alleged disaster on 3rd Mainland bridge

by Akan Ido There was panic in many parts of Lagos today as rumours spread that a two vehicles, a ...

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April 25, 2013

Sad: Teenage boy found dead in Ikorodu river

by Hauwa Gambo The body of a teenager who apparently drowned on Tuesday in a river called Oniyanrin in Owode ...

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April 19, 2013

Report: Did Okonjo-Iweala order the sack of NEMA spokesperson over critical op-ed?

by Hauwa Gambo The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), Yushau Shuaib wrote a piece that was critical ...

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January 14, 2013

Arepo explosion: Bodies float on creeks, arrested suspect dies (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by Isi Esene The site of the Arepo pipeline, in Ogun State which exp0loded on Saturday is reportedly filled with ...

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January 7, 2013

Square pegs – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze While it behoves me to point out that all the sources of this information appear to be ...

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December 26, 2012

Sad: Warehouse fireworks explosion in Lagos – See Photos

by Isi Esene There was pandemonium earlier on Wednesday when a shop filled with firecrackers exploded around Oroyiyin/Jankara area of ...

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November 15, 2012

TICKER: Harmattan disaster ahead? NEMA cautions Nigerians on dry season

With the rainy season rolling out, the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) is now shifting its attention to dry season ...

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October 21, 2012

Terrible: More bodies recovered from bus which plunged into river in Ogun

by Isi Esene The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recovered 12 bodies out of the 21 passengers believed to ...

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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 ...

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September 30, 2012

Explosions in Kaduna, as grenade kill Sunday School boy in Nairobi, Kenya

by Isi Esene The Joint Military Task Force on Sunday morning shot and killed two suspected Boko Haram militants who ...

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September 29, 2012

UPDATE: Troubled Qatar Airways plane lands

by Hauwa Gambo The Qatar Airways plane with “landing gear” problems has reportedly arrived safely. Speaking by telephone to our ...

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September 27, 2012

TICKER: Robbers attack flood rescue workers

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) officers on rescue operations and a team of journalists were this morning attacked by a ...

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September 25, 2012

Crisis: Rampaging flood hits Bayelsa and Edo; Oshiomhole visits in a canoe

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria does not keep accurate records. If we did, perhaps it might have recorded whether the nation ...

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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 8, 2012

Abuja building collapses killing three people and injuring nine

by Isi Esene An uncompleted building in Dutse Alhaji, an Abuja suburb, collapsed today killing three people and injuring nine ...

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August 2, 2012

60-year-old, 4 others escape collapsed building in Lagos

by Isi Esene A three-storey building under reconstruction at #3 Anikantamo Street, Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island, caved in Thursday afternoon. ...

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July 21, 2012

Oil vessel burst into flames at Abuloma waterfront

by Isi Esene The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Rivers State Sector Commander, Dr. Kayode Olagunju confirmed to newsmen that ...

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