Tag: River Niger

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 ...

AzeezMay 5, 2017

Buhari will dredge River Niger with N100m but Jonathan released N34bn for same project – Amaechi

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan paid N34bn for ...

AzeezSeptember 14, 2016

Wanted rapist jumps into River Niger after being sighted by Policeman

In what looked like a drama, a rape suspect simply identified as Simeon on Tuesday jumped into the River Niger after ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 20, 2016

FG says River Niger will soon dry up

The Federal Government,  yesterday, warned that the River Niger is in danger of drying up completely due to climate change ...

January 17, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: The two faces of January in Nigeria’s history

by Akin Osuntokun If January 1st was the day Nigeria was born, January 15th, was the date it was sentenced ...

August 13, 2013

Chidi Amuta: Lagos deportation – The invasion of designer tribesmen

by Chidi Amuta But what we are witnessing in recent times, beginning with the Lagos renditions, is first, a flagrant ...

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 ...

September 26, 2012

Bad, bad, bad! Floods cause havoc in Kogi (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene The flood which has displaced many people and devastated many villages in Kogi and neighbouring states have ...

September 15, 2012

River Niger overflows its bank, floods Kogi – See Photos

by Stanley Azuakola Floods are ravaging several parts of Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, displacing hundreds of people. Lokoja isn’t ...

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