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Nigeria records 4,919 oil spills in 6 years — Minister

Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, on Monday, disclosed that Nigeria recorded 4,919 oil spills between 2015 to March 2021 and lost 4.5 trillion...

Flood: Okowa appeals to Warri/Effurun residents for patience

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has appealed to the residents of Warri, Effurun and environs to be patient owing to the flooding currently being...

Climate Change: NGO takes tree planting campaign to students in FCT

Purplehands Empowerment Initiative, an NGO, has extended tree planting campaign to students of Junior Secondary School, Kuchigoro community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC)...

NiMet, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture sign MOU on research

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) and the Micheal Okpara University of Agriculture, on Tuesday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Research...

Lightning kills 27 in eastern India

Officials say 27 people were killed after lightning struck in various parts of India’s state of West Bengal. The pre-monsoon storms hit six districts of...

Flood: Institute cautions FCT residents against blocking drainages

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, has cautioned residents against blocking drainages and building along river banks...

NiMet predicts 3 days cloudiness, sunshine from Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of cloudiness and sunshine from Thursday to Saturday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Wednesday in Abuja...

Mozambique to be hit by another tropical storm

A tropical storm likely to intensify into a cyclone is approaching Mozambique, South Africa’s Weather Services (SAWS) said on Wednesday, battering an area hit...

NiMet predicts sunshine, hazy weather Monday to Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny and hazy conditions from Monday till Wednesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday predicted sunny and hazy...

FCT Minister donates cooking gas, food items to flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has donated 50 pieces of cooking camp gas and assorted food items to residents of Trademore...

Flooding: FG begins impact assessment in Bauchi, Jigawa

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has commiserated with Bauchi and Jigawa state governments over the recent devastating floods, which led to the loss...

Flood: Nigerian government to build walls round River Kaduna

The Federal Government has said help was on the way for flood victims in Kaduna, following plans to build flood walls around River Kaduna...

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudiness Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and cloudiness from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Monday in Abuja...

Floods submerge Lokoja communities, others

•Kebbi SEMA establishes IDP camps •Ebonyi asks residents of flood-prone areas to relocate •Buhari’s wife seeks support for flood victims •Abdulrazaq urges Fed Govt to dredge River...

Flood: Speaker Tambuwal to construct three new dams in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst hit by the flood,...

SEMA: Flood kills 16, destroys 3,042 houses in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood had killed 16 persons, destroyed 3,042 houses and several farmlands in the state. Alhaji Shehu Ningi,...

Instant rain claims 25 lives in Jigawa

No fewer than 25 persons killed and more than 51,000 houses destroyed by heavy rainfall in Jigawa. Gov. Muhammad Badaru, made the disclosure while speaking...

Nigerian developing plan to address effects of climate change – minister

The Nigerian government is developing a gender-based plan that aims to address the vulnerability of Nigerian women to climate change, the Minister of Environment,...

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung erupts for third time in a week

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province, on Monday, erupted, gushing a 7,500-metre high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, officials said. It...

Flood: Over 500 South-south communities at risk this year – NEMA

 Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Walson Brandon, has said over 500 communities are at risk of flood...
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