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Climate change could spark floods in world’s largest desert lake – Study

For years it appeared as though Lake Turkana, which sits in an arid part of northern Kenya, was drying up. Its main river inflows had...

NEMA calls for efficient use of dams to curtail floods

The Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Mohammadu Muhammed, has called for the proper utilisation of the nation’s dams to curtail flooding...

Tropical cyclone kills at least 76 in Indonesia, East Timor

Floods and landslides, triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in a cluster of islands in southeast Indonesia and East Timor, have killed at least 76...

Droughts, floods may undermine Africa’s economic progress – Afreximbank

African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank) says the increasing frequency of droughts and floods over the last two decades may undermine Africa’s economic progress. Prof. Benedict Oramah,...

Lagos coastline projects to blame for flooding, says group

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has blamed the recourse of the Lagos State Government to environmentally-unfriendly projects along the entire...

Floods kill one, destroy 100 homes in Zamfara

Following torrential rains across northern Nigeria, floods have destroyed about 100 houses and rendered over 500 people homeless in Zamfara State, Northwest part of...

Floods ravage Kaduna, Lagos, Ogun

About 60 houses were submerged by flood in Kaduna communities as a result of heavy rainfall which occurred as a result of long hours...

Flood destroys 50 homes in Sokoto’s Gudu LGA

Flood on Tuesday morning destroyed about 50 houses in Bachaka village of Gudu Local Government Area (LGA) in Sokoto State. The State House of Assembly member representing...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN Oceans Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday, July 27, 2022,...
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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

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Nigeria committed to ensuring health, sustainability of oceans – Ikeazor

Delivering the Nigerian National Statement at the Second UN...

Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...