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Death toll from Nigerian floods tops 500 – ministries

Nigeria Lokoja flooded houses

Lokoja, NigeriaReuters Widespread flooding has killed more than 500 people in Nigeria, left around 90,000 homes under water and blocked food and fuel supplies, two government ministries said on Friday. The floods have hit 27 of Nigeria’s 36 states and impacted around 1.4 million people, the ministries for humanitarian affairs and for disaster management said […]

Floods kill over 300 in Nigeria this year, and could worsen – emergency agency

Nigeria floods

Maiduguri, Nigeria Reuters Floods in Nigeria have killed at least 300 people this year and the situation could worsen due to heavy rainfall and the effects of excess water from a dam in Cameroon that will affect 14 Nigerian states, the disaster management agency said. The National Emergency Management Agency held an emergency meeting earlier […]