11 Die As Rains Pound Cities
Floods hit many Nigerians cities after long hours of rainfall at the weekend. There were deaths. Homes were flooded.
Eleven people died in Suleja and other towns in Niger State. Many parts of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, were flooded.
How To Save Lagos From Flood Disasters, Others’
Days of pounding rains that left many homes, shopping facilities and roads in Lagos metropolis flooded have raised fresh concerns over master plans and dredging for new estates.
Thousands of Lagos residents spent the weekend struggling with rising floodwaters. Choice areas including Ikoyi, Lekki Peninsula and Victoria Island, were the hardest hit, with many residents scooping water from their houses.
How FG Spent $4.8bn Foreign Loans In Two Years
The Federal Government obtained about $4.8bn from various foreign sources in the last two years, The Punch has learnt. The loans were expended on various programmes.
Southern Leaders To Osinbajo: Protect Our People In The North
Ahead of the October 1 deadline given the Igbo to relocate from the North, Southern Leaders, yesterday, tasked Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to unfold actions and plans by the administration to protect southerners living in Northern Nigeria.
10 Die In Suleja; Lekki, Ikoyi, VI Thrown Into Darkness
Ten people have been confirmed dead as many others were injured and displaced while property estimated at several millions of naira were destroyed as a result of a downpour that occurred in Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State at the weekend.