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Vaccine doses rescued from severe floods in Britain

British emergency services worked through the early hours of Thursday morning to prevent severe flooding damaging a store of doses of the Astrazeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine. Workers managed to save the vials of the vaccine,...

17,000 communities submerged by flood in Niger State -SSG

No fewer than 17,000 communities have been affected by flood in the Niger State, the Secretary to the state Government, Alhaji Ahmed Matane, has said. Mr Tanko Lawal, Information Officer to the SSG, in a statement in Minna on Monday,...

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future. The party made the call in a statement issued by its National...

Flood: SEMA to train 3,000 volunteers for disaster response in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) will train 3,000 volunteers in 23 local government areas to strengthen disaster management emergencies. Abubakar Hassan, Executive Secretary of the agency, made this known on Wednesday in an interview with the News...

FEMA alerts Abuja residents of severe flood

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has once again issued a high alert on prospect of severe flood within the FCT, especially the riverine parts of the city. The Director-General of FEMA, Alhaji Abbas Idriss, issued the alert in a...

Flood submerges 50 houses, properties in Niger

No fewer than 50 houses and properties worth millions of Naira have been submerged and destroyed by flood in Gallah ward of Agwara Local Government Area of Niger. The Member Representing Borgu-Agwara Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Alhaji Jafaru...

Flood destroys 110 houses in Zamfara

The flood disaster that occurred in Zamfara on Wednesday, destroyed 110 houses in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, an official said on Friday. The Special Adviser to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development,...
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Borno Governor, Zulum Eulogizes Old Service Chiefs, Welcomes New Ones.

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has described out gone Service Chiefs...
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5 persons escape death in Osun road accident

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun, on Wednesday in Osogbo, said no fewer than five persons...

CLO hails Buhari for appointing new service chiefs

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing new service chiefs to oversee the security of the country.

Bill Gates advises FG against paying high price for COVID-19 vaccines

Gates gave the advice on Tuesday night during a virtual press conference ahead of the launch of the 2021 Bill and Melinda...

Court jails Chinese woman for hiding coronavirus symptoms

A Chinese court has handed down a year-long prison sentence to a woman who hid her Coronavirus symptoms before boarding a flight,...