Tag: National Emergency Management Agency

13 persons sustained various degrees of injuries as tanker explodes in Lagos

No fewer than 13 persons sustained various degrees of injuries on Thursday night following a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker explosion at Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, opposite Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja. About 25 cars were destroyed as a result of the explosion, which occurred at about 10.32 p.m. Ibrahim[Read More…]

NEMA warns of flood in 102 local government areas in Nigeria

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says there will be flood in 102 local government areas in 28 states across the country. In a statement on Friday, Muhammadu Muhammed, NEMA director-general, said the yearly seasonal rainfall prediction (SRP) and annual flood outlook (AFO) released by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency[Read More…]

UPDATE: Nigeria Emergency say over 50 Houses destroyed in Lagos Explosion

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says over 50 buildings were destroyed in the explosion that rocked Abule Ado, near the Trade Fair Complex on the Lagos-Badagry highway. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of[Read More…]

How NEMA DG, Maihaja Embezzled N33bn Emergency Fund- And The Indictment of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

….. Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption   In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the release of the sum of N5, 865, 671, 939.26 in June 2017 from the Consolidated Revenue Fund Account which was mismanaged by the[Read More…]

Communities Trapped, More Than 100 People Killed In Floods In Nigeria After Major Rivers Burst Their Banks

More than 100 people have died in floods after Nigeria’s two major rivers burst their banks, authorities say. The National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) says heavy rains caused the Niger River and Benue River to overflow. According to the BBC’s Is’haq Khalid in the capital, Abuja, It has resulted in a[Read More…]

54 Dead, 7000 Displaced In Zamfara After Cattle Rustlers Invaded Communities

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday confirmed that 54 persons were killed by suspected cattle rustlers in Bawar Daji District, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara state last week Wednesday. The agency also confirmed that a woman and her child were among those who lost their lives during[Read More…]

Suicide Bombers Strike In Borno, Scores Killed, Others Injured

Press Releases Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) and Red Cross have responded to a suicide bombing incident which occurred around Muna Garage along Mafa Dikwa road in Maiduguri Borno state. The Team has responded to 65 injured people[Read More…]

Customs Donates Seized Rice to IDPs

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Eastern Marine Command has donated bags of seized rice to Internally Displaced People’s (IDPs) Camps rather than auctioning them to the public. The out-going Controller in charge of the Customs Eastern Marine Command with headquarters in Port Harcourt, River State, Comptroller Usman Bello Kankara[Read More…]

7 Die, 136 Missing In Kebbi Boat Mishap Along River Niger

No fewer than seven people have died and seven hospitalized in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi when a boat carrying 150 passengers returning from Malali Market capsized along River Niger. The Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in-charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, Alhaji Sulaiman Muhammad, confirmed[Read More…]

NEMA Delivers 1,460 Bags of Food Items To Nigerian Refugees In The Republic of Cameroun

  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), at the weekend, delivered 1,460 bags of assorted food items on behalf of the Federal Government for the feeding of about 80,709 Nigerian refugees, mostly from Borno State, in the Republic of Cameroun. The Nigerians who were displaced by Boko Haram insurgents are[Read More…]