Thursday, March 19, 2020

Tag "Owode Elede"

    PHOTOS: Trapped in flood — how residents of Lagos community are struggling to survive

PHOTOS: Trapped in flood — how residents of Lagos community are struggling to survive

For residents of Owode Elede along Ikorodu road in Lagos state, the recent flooding is the worst. While neighbouring communities have recovered from the effect of the constant rainfall, they are still struggling to survive. Cars have been submerged, houses filled with stagnant water while business places have been shut. TheCable visited Owode Elede earlier in the week and these pictures tell it [...]

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    In flooded Lagos community, canoe replaces Uber and children are on forced holiday

In flooded Lagos community, canoe replaces Uber and children are on forced holiday

More than two weeks after a downpour in Lagos, Esther Abu and her children are still counting their losses as they watch their belongings floating in a stagnant pool. In five years that Abu has lived in Owode Elede, along Ikorodu road in Lagos, the recent flooding is the worst. Apart from finding it hard to get where to lay her [...]

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    I was trapped for nearly 2 hours, says man who boarded bus that plunged into river

I was trapped for nearly 2 hours, says man who boarded bus that plunged into river

One of the passengers of the bus which plunged into a river at Owode Elede around Mile 12 area of Lagos state, has revealed that rescue operations did not commence until about two hours after the accident happened. Speaking with TheCable at Ajegunle police station, Owode Onirin, the victim, who simply identified himself as Nnamdi, said he felt the end had [...]

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March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
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KANO375477498
PH380478498
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