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[PHOTOS] Makurdi residents count their losses as

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
It rsquo;s no longer news that Makurdi, the Benue state capital was submerged by flood. The flood which resulted from torrential rainfall was said to have displaced over 200,000 people. Slow response both from the State and Federal Government did not help the situation. http://cdn.th ...

Fuel tanker fire destroys shops, displaces 60 in Niger

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
A fuel tanker fire in Batati town in Lavun local government area of Niger State has caused the displacement of over 60 people with 48 shops burnt. The Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has put the loss in the disaster at N50 million. Although nobody died in the incident, the peop ...

Benue Flood: Victims Lament Over Poor State Of IDP Camp, Say Hunger Killing Us

Saturday, September 2, 2017
The manager of the camp hosting persons displaced by the Makurdi flood, Mr. James Iorhuna, has decried the poor state of social and medical facilities at the camp. Iorhuna told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Makurdi that the camp, located at the Makurdi International Market, was ...

As The World Focuses On Texas, Floods Ravage Makurdi In Nigeria, 100, 000 Displa

Friday, September 1, 2017
http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/91201741711 fb img 1504215064486696x928.jpg Floods have buried homes, washed off cars and displaced more than a hundred thousand people in the Nigerian city of Markurdi in Benue State, and President Muhammadu Buhari ordered an ene ...

Yoruba Youth Commiserates With Akwa Ibom State Over Church Collapse

Monday, December 12, 2016
The National Committee of Yoruba Youth (NCYY), have commiserated with the government and people of Akwa Ibom State, over the tragic incident of the collapse of the Reigners Bible Church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, over the weekend, claming lives and injuring several others. In a statement issued in ...

Adulterated Kerosene Explodes…..Kills Two, Injured Three

Monday, October 31, 2016
A spate of explosions resulting from use of adulterated kerosene has left two children dead and three others including a three month old baby severely burnt. The two incidents occurred on Wednesday and Friday last week in two communities of Ikono Ibom Clan in Uyo Local Government Area, res ...

FG Advised to declare Sabon Gari Market Fire a National Disaster -Prof. Hafiz Ab

Monday, April 4, 2016
Kano State Government has called on Federal Government to declare Sabon Gari Market Fire as a national disaster in view of its magnitude and multiplier effects on the economy of the country. The called was made by the State Deputy Governor Prof Hafiz Abubakar when he received the Minister of Yout ...

Fire guts another market in Kano

Friday, April 1, 2016
Another fire outbreak Friday morning gutted Gwarzo market in Gwarzo Local Government Area of Kano State, destroying property worth millions of Naira. An eye witness said that the incident occurred around 4:35 a.m. The witness said the fire destroyed the entire furniture section of the market b ...

Fire Outbreak In Singer Market Kano

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed as fire gutted the famous Kano Singer market this morning. The fire started around 3am and in a short time it spread to various shops destroying provision items worth millions of naira. When THE NIGERIAN VOICE visited the scene of the disaster, ...

Canoe Disaster Records Deaths

Sunday, January 3, 2016
One person is now dead after a canoe conveying two people capsized at the Down Yenagoa Creek in the state capital. The tragic incident which took place on Saturday morning in the new year left its victim, Mr. Nwani Nnamdi, dead before he could be rescued. We gathered that the canoe sank ...

At Least 87 Dead And Hundreds Injured In Crane Accident At Mecca

Saturday, September 12, 2015
The incident occurred at around 5:37pm Saudi Arabian time just as worshippers were preparing for Magrib prayers, according to news sources. Heavy storms caused a crane to topple at Islam rsquo;s holiest site Mecca today in Kaaba, Saudi Arabia. Early estimates say that at least 87 worshippers were ...

FG Warns Of Flooding In 6 States

Monday, August 10, 2015
The Federal Government has warned of massive flooding in some parts of the country especially Adamawa,Taraba, Gombe, Bauchi, Benue and Kogi States. The Permanent secretary, Ministry of Environment, Mrs Nana Fatima Mede who spoke to press men in Abuja said the alarm came following hints from camer ...

Boko Haram Kills Many In Adamawa And Borno Communities On Thursday

Saturday, June 21, 2014
No fewer than 8 communities and villages bordering Cameroon Republi c in Gwoza and Askira- Uba Local Government Areas of Borno state and Madagali, the headquarters of Gulak Local Government Area of Adamawa state were on Thursday attacked and completely sacked by some suspected Boko Haram terro ...
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