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FACT CHECK: Is the devastating flood in Nigeria influenced by climate change?

    FACT CHECK: Is the devastating flood in Nigeria influenced by climate change?

Online conversations especially on Twitter have claimed that the recent flooding in Nigeria is a result of government negligence and nothing related to climate change.  “The flooding in Nigeria is

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Town planning, vegetation restoration… how to forestall future flood disaster

    Town planning, vegetation restoration… how to forestall future flood disaster

In Nigeria, flooding has almost become an annual occurrence. Whenever it rains, it floods. This has been the situation since 2012 when Nigeria had major flooding incidents that led to

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King Charles: Flood disaster in Nigeria deeply saddening… UK stands in solidarity

    King Charles: Flood disaster in Nigeria deeply saddening… UK stands in solidarity

King Charles III, the British monarch, has condoled with Nigeria over the devastating floods that have ravaged the country in recent months.   In a condolence message to President Muhammadu Buhari

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Minister: Why engineering solutions to flooding have not been implemented

    Minister: Why engineering solutions to flooding have not been implemented

Suleiman Adamu, minister of water resources, says Nigeria’s “economic situation” is the reason engineering solutions that will help address flooding have not been implemented. TheCable had reported that Adamu recently said

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80% of floods caused by rainfall NOT Lagdo dam, says minister

  80% of floods caused by rainfall NOT Lagdo dam, says minister

Suleiman Adamu, minister of water resources, says 80 percent of the floods in Nigeria are caused by rainfall and not

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Climate Watch: FG to hold bilateral talks with Cameroon on Lagdo dam

  Climate Watch: FG to hold bilateral talks with Cameroon on Lagdo dam

Despite directly impacting our communities, health and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like

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FG to states: Take more responsibility for flood response — we’re not out of the woods

  FG to states: Take more responsibility for flood response — we’re not out of the woods

The federal government has asked flood-prone states to put more effort into mitigating the effects of floods on citizens. Sadiya

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‘My house also affected’ — Diri commiserates with residents as flood hits Bayelsa communities

  ‘My house also affected’ — Diri commiserates with residents as flood hits Bayelsa communities

Douye Diri, governor of Bayelsa, has lamented over the flooding that has displaced several communities across the state.  According to

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South-east, north-central to experience more floods, NiMet warns

  South-east, north-central to experience more floods, NiMet warns

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says the south-east and north-central will experience more flooding in the days and weeks ahead.

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NEMA: 13 states to record heavy flooding as Cameroon opens Lagdo dam

  NEMA: 13 states to record heavy flooding as Cameroon opens Lagdo dam

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the excess water released in Cameroon from the Lagdo dam will cause heavy

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