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UN chief calls for raising awareness about tsunami threat

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, on Friday, called on the international community to raise awareness about tsunami threats and share innovative approaches to decreasing...

Collapsed Ikoyi building: 19 families so far report missing persons – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday says 19 families have so far submitted names of those suspected to be trapped in the...

NiMet predicts 3-day sunny, hazy weather from Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted three-day sunny and hazy weather conditions from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet`s weather outlook, released on...

Sanwo-Olu urges responders to collaborate with locals during disasters

Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, Wife of the Lagos State Governor, has urged all agencies of emergency responders to ensure proper coordination with the locals at...

Four die, 6 vehicles swept off in Abuja flood

A downpour has wreaked havoc in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), leaving four dead in Trademoore Estate in Lugbe district. Six vehicles were...

NiMet, Earth Networks, U.S. partner on advancing weather observation

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Wednesday signed a virtual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Earth Networks, U.S. to advance weather observation across the...

Waste Management: Lagos invests N2bn on dumpsites rehabilitation

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that it had invested over N2 billion towards the rehabilitation of dumpsites across the state for effective...

Nightmare: Greece continues to battle major fires in suburban Athens

Greek firefighters were in a race to subdue a major fire in the northern suburbs of Athens on Wednesday, before gusts that could fan...

Flooding: NIHSA urges states to build diversion canals to avoid disaster

Mr. Clement Nze, Director General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), has urged flood-prone states to build canals that will accommodate rainfall during the peak...

Flood kills 19, destroys homes in Kano

No fewer than 19 persons have been feared dead in Doguwa local government area of Kano State after a vehicle conveying them was washed...

Protests in S/Africa: Consul General urges Nigerians to remain calm, cautious

Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Malik Abdul, has called on Nigerians in that country to exercise restraint, be cautious and as much as...

Gully erosion cuts off Nekede community, Imo zoo

A deep gully erosion has severed the major road leading to the Imo Zoo and Nekede, its host community, from Owerri capital city. The incident,...

Safety experts task LASG on building collapse prevention

The Society of Energy Administrators (SEA), Nigeria, on Sunday called for proactive measures to avert building collapses which occurred during rainy seasons in Lagos. SEA...

FG warns FCT, Nasarawa residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

The Federal Government on Thursday warned the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nasarawa residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse in their areas. President Muhammadu Buhari...

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...