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Lagos Building Sinks, Nine Escape Death

Nine yet-to-be-identified ladies who were trapped when a storey building around Akinwunmi Street, Mende, in the Maryland area of Lagos State, sunk due to torrential rainfall were rescued on Monday. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development in a statement. He said the agency’s officials were Continue Reading

Several flood mitigation projects to be completed in the next 18 months – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has promised to complete several ongoing flood management projects across the state within the next eighteen months to reduce challenges of flooding. He gave the pledge during an on-the-spot assessment of communities affected by the heavy rainfall which caused flooding in some part of Ibadan, destroyed properties worth Continue Reading

Flood Management: Desist from dumping refuse into drains – Environmental Expert

As Nigerians continue to experience more rainfall, residents of Ibadan have been told to desist from dumping their waste into the drains and rivers that are around the ancient city. An Environmental and Water Resources Management expert, Professor Grace Oloukoi gave the warning while speaking with Radio Nigeria on the dangers associated with indiscriminate dumping […]Continue Reading