Flood: Catholic Priest, two others drown in Bayelsa

A Parish Priest of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kaiama, Fr. Francis Ighorurhie, has reportedly been drowned, at the flooded area of Kaiama Community in Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, on Thursday night. Also, two school pupils were also drowned along the good news area of Azikoro Town in Yenagoa Local Government Area of […]

City Life

Thrown into deep mourning by flood

The heavy downpour which resulted into flooding in Bauchi State, has thrown many communities in Warji local areas into mourning. New Telegraph observed that in Dagu community, more than 40 houses were destroyed, 80 houses affected and in Kamasaya village, about 30 were houses destroyed, 100 houses affected while in Yelwan Sakuwa, 60 got destroyed […]

Metro & Crime

Flood claims five Bauchi

At least five people lost their lives to flood occasioned by a torrential rainfall in some communities in Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Governor Bala Mohammed, who made this known in one of the affected communities in Dagu village yesterday, said the government was seriously disturbed by the loss of lives and property […]


Tragedy as flood destroys 15 LGAs in Katsina

Tragedy struck yesterday when flood rendered hundreds of people homeless in 15 local government areas out of the 34 local government areas in Katsina State as a result of torrential rainfall being experienced this year. The Executive Secretary of the state’s Emergency Management, Agency (SEMA), Alhaji Babangida Nasamu, disclosed this to journalists in Katsina. Nasamu […]


Delta builds 4.6km drainage to tackle perennial flooding

Flooded communities in Okpanam, a nearby settlement to Asaba, the Delta State capital, would soon heave a sigh of relief from perennial flooding as the state government has commenced a 4.6km storm water drainage to channel the menace. The area was within the Asaba Capital Development Territory. At the inspection of the project yesterday, Commissioner […]