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May, 2020

  • 3 May

    Flood Sweeps Two Children To Death 

    At least two children were killed by floods following heavy rains in the western Ugandan district of Rubanda on Saturday, the Police said on Sunday. Read Also: COVID-19: Things Won’t Return To Normalcy Until 2021, Says NCDC DG Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson, in a statement, said two female …

November, 2019

  • 1 November

    Rep Condemns Kogi Jail Break, Says Its Huge Embarrassment

    Lazarus Ogbee, chairman, House Committee on Reformatory Institutions, while addressing journalists in Abuja on Friday, described the development as “the first of it’s kind” in the world. An early morning downpour on Monday in Koton-Karfe, Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State had led to the escape of 228 inmates …

October, 2019

  • 27 October

    Flood Sacks Badagry Communities

    Many residents of Oropo, Itoga and Samuel Ekundayo communities in Badagry, Lagos State, have abandoned their homes and taken refuge in other locations following serious flooding in the areas. While many residents relocated from the communities since the flooding worsened few weeks ago, others parked their cars several miles away …

  • 12 October

    Flood Sweeps Away Teenager, Rescuer In Lagos

    Flood has killed an 11-year-old boy and an attempted rescuer in the Aboru/Iyana-Ipaja, Alimisho area of Lagos State on Saturday. The incident occurred on Ige Road, when two boys sent by their parents to buy cooking gas at a gas station in the area fell into a drainage that serves …

  • 12 October

    Flood: Ondo Shuts Public Schools For Three Weeks

    Ondo State government has closed all public schools in the state for three weeks, due to flooding which has ravaged some parts of the state. Donald Ojogo, spokesperson for the state government, stated this in a statement on Friday. He said Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was worried by the flooding that …

  • 9 October

    Flood Sweeps Away 400-level Student In Ondo

    A final year student of Religious Studies Department at Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko (AAUA) in Ondo State, was on Monday swept away by flood resulting from several hours of torrential rain. Search for the whereabouts of the lady identified as Doyin Boluwaji, an indigene of Ekiti State, was …

August, 2019

  • 2 August

    Flood Sweeps Away Abuja High Court’s Finance Director

    Tony Okecheme, Director of Finance, Federal Capital Territory High Court, has been swept away by a flood in Abuja.  Reports say he was on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport before his car, a 2017 Toyota Camry, got stuck in a flood at Galadimawa roundabout.  His driver was …

July, 2019

  • 25 July

    Panic As Flood Overtakes Estate In Abuja (VIDEO)

    Residents of Efab Estate in the Lokogoma area of Abuja have been put in palpable fear after flood overtook the estate.  In a video posted on Facebook by Kazeem Akintunde, a resident, the road was completely flooded, making movement impossible. He said there had been a two-hour heavy downpour on …

May, 2019

  • 27 May

    70,000 Families Displaced By Flood – Report

    Heavy flooding in Paraguay has displaced 70,000 families and is threatening to further inundate the capital Asuncion in the coming weeks, the country’s weather bureau said. Water levels on the Paraguay River are rising at a rate of 4-5 centimetres (1.5-2 inches) every day and is only 46 cm (18 …

  • 20 May

    Photos: Lagos Roads Flooded After Heavy Downpour

    Some roads in Lagos have been flooded after a heavy rainfall on Monday.  On Kingsway, Ikoyi, the wind fell a tree on two vehicles, causing them considerable damage. As at the time of writing this story, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) had rid the scene of …

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