Climate

FG begs donor agencies, others for support over Benue flood

The Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Jibril, has called on international donor agencies and other philanthropists to support Benue State Government in tackling the menace of flood in the state. Jibril stated this on Monday in Makurdi while on assessment tour of the flooded areas and some camps for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. The ...

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Flood sacks 110,000 people in Makurdi, says Benue emergency agency

By Tersee Akaar, Makurdi Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said over 110,000 people in 24 communities including Makurdi were displaced by flood. The Executive Secretary of the agency, Mr Boniface Ortese, told newsmen in Makurdi, the state capital on Wednesday that over 2, 769 households were also affected. He explained that places affected included Achusa, Idye, Wurukum Market, Genabe, ...

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Three die, houses destroyed as Port Harcourt gets first rain

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt Three persons have died following a heavy downpour that occurred on Monday night in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.

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Buhari Signs Paris Agreement; says Nigeria Will Reverse Effects of Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has demonstrated Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend. The President Spokesperson, Femi Adesina in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in New York quoted Buhari while addressing the opening of the meeting on Taking Climate ...

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