Tag: River Niger

Bus plunges into River Niger, 4 dead, 2 missing

Four persons have been reported dead and two others missing when a passenger bus plunged into River Niger in Koton Karfe area of Kogi. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Lokoja. It stated that a Toyota Hiace bus with 15 passengers[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…]

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…]