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Dangote-led Flood Committee Commences Distribution Of N1.5bn Relief Items

Dangote-led Flood Committee Commences Distribution Of N1.5bn Relief Items

The Dangote-led Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation (PCFRR), known as, Dangote Flood Committee, has commenced the distribution of relief materials, worth N1.5 billion to victims of flooding nationwide. The PCFRR, which was established by the federal government following ...

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Flooding: INC Threatens To Sue FG For Negligence

Flooding: INC Threatens To Sue FG For Negligence

The Ijaw National Congress has threatened to sue the Federal Government for negligence in handling the flooding crisis that has thrown many into abject poverty in the region. Speaking in an interview with Saturday PUNCH on Thursday, the National Publicity Secretary ...

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Floods: UN announces $10.5m new funding for response in Nigeria

Floods: UN announces $10.5m new funding for response in Nigeria

A $10.5 million new funding for the flood response in Nigeria has been announced by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Matthias Schmale. Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, disclosed this at a news conference at the UN headquarters ...

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Dantata, Abdulsamad, Others Raise Over N1bn For Jigawa Flood Victims

Dantata, Abdulsamad, Others Raise Over N1bn For Jigawa Flood Victims

Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Aminu Dantata and the founder of BUA group Abdulsamad Rabiu and other donors yesterday raised over N1 billion for Jigawa flood victims. The donations were made in Dutse at the fundraising in support of the 2022 ...

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Lagos, P’Harcourt LikelyTo Witness ‘Weather Catastrophe’ – FG

Lagos, P’Harcourt LikelyTo Witness ‘Weather Catastrophe’ – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said a report by the inter-governmental panel on climate change revealed that many coastal mega cities including Lagos, Port Harcourt and others, would witness weather catastrophe by 2050. It, however, stated that it was taking ...

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Flooding: Presidency INTERVENES IN BAYELSA, Humanitarian Minister’s Row

Flooding: Presidency INTERVENES IN BAYELSA, Humanitarian Minister’s Row

The Presidency has waded into the row trailing the flood situation in Bayelsa State and the reaction of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, on the situation. Umar Farouq, during the weekly Ministerial Briefing, hosted ...

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Flood: FERMA Seeks N100bn For Road Repairs

Flood: FERMA Seeks N100bn For Road Repairs

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), on Monday, said it will require N100 billion intervention fund from the Federal Government for urgent repairs of roads damaged by flood across the country. The Managing Director of FERMA, Engr. Nurudeen Abdulrahman Rafindadi, ...

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Bayelsa Flood Deserves Global Attention, Says UN

Bayelsa Flood Deserves Global Attention, Says UN

…Ijaw youths fault Tinubu wife’s N50m donation The United Nations on Saturday described the flood disaster in Bayelsa State as a crisis of major proportion deserving attention. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria and Representative of the Secretary-General, Matthias ...

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FLOOD: Number Of Displaced Persons Now 5 Million

FLOOD: Number Of Displaced Persons Now 5 Million

…As Buhari commits to welfare, well-being of all Nigerians, Bayelsa govt faults minister As the ravaging floods finally recede across the country after weeks of havoc, the natural disaster has recorded about 40 percent increase in the figure of internally ...

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Halloween Crush Kills 151 In South Korea, President Declares Mourning Period

Halloween Crush Kills 151 In  South Korea, President Declares Mourning Period

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol declared a period of national mourning on Sunday after a Halloween crush killed some 151 people in a packed nightlife area in Seoul. Yoon expressed condolences to the victims, mostly teenagers and people in their ...

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