News - National Emergency Management Agency

Niger Goverment Calls For Change In Attitude Towards Disaster Management

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Niger Government on Monday called for attitudinal change towards disaster management in the state. The General Manager of state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA), Malam Mohammed Shaba, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. Shaba said that positive attitudinal change would help reduce the...

 

Internally Displaced Persons Hit 743,062 In Nine Months - NEMA

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday said Nigeria has recorded 743,062 Internally Displaced Persons in nine months. NEMA explained that the IDPs resulted from conflicts and disasters. Details later…...

Reps Urge FG To Lift Sanctions On Emirates, Qatar Airlines

5 years ago /
Transport  

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to grant Qatar Airways landing rights to operate at the Malam Aminu Kano International and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe International airports. It also urged the government to lift the suspension on the operations of the Emirates Airline to land on the Malam...

Boko Haram Kill 27, Burn Down 70 Houses In Plataeu

5 years ago /
Security 

At least 27 residents died in an attack by gunmen on Bachi District of Riyom Local Government in Plateau, Josephine Piyo, Chairman of the local government has said. The attack occurred Thursday last week and was carried out like Boko Haram attacks on villages in North West Nigeria, local government officials...

Dozen Trapped In Fresh Abuja House Collapse

5 years ago /
Nation 

A club house which was undergoing make over from a bungalow to a storey building collapsed on Friday trapping scores of menial labourer and customers at Phase IV road in Jikwoyi, Abuja. Four persons were pulled out alive by rescue workers within few hours of the incident and rushed in ambulances...

Synagogue Building Collapse: Middle Aged Woman Escapes Death As Death Toll Hits 63

5 years ago /
Nation 

The death toll in last Friday’s collapse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) five-storey building in Ikotun area of Lagos which was used as guest house, hit 63 yesterday with the recovery of additional 14 corpses, even as relations of victims were barred from entering the Isolo General...

Zuma: 67 South Africans Died In The Collapsed Synagogue Building

5 years ago /
Nation 

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that 67 South Africans died in the Synagogue building collapse that happened last Friday in Lagos. Investigators believe the strain of additional stories under construction on top of the house caused the collapse. "I am greatly saddened to announce that 67 South Africans died...

Synagogue Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 50 As Sniffer Dogs Fail To Arrive

5 years ago /
Nation 

Four days after the collapse of a part of a multiple storey building inside the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations( SCOAN) at  Ikotun, Lagos, the death toll yesterday hit 50, with projections for more still in the offing because excavation is still ongoing. The death toll rose to...

Lagos Boat Mishap: Search Still On For Missing Two

5 years ago /
Nation 

Rescue operations are currently going on in search of two missing persons involved in the boat capsize on Saturday at the Bayeku area of Lagos. It is not clear what led to the capsizing of the boat. According to Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, the South West spokesperson of the National Emergency Management...

Synagogue Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 44

5 years ago /
Nation 

The death toll from the collapse of a 6 storey building in the premises of the synagogue church of all nations in Ikotun area of Lagos rose to 44 on Sunday as search and rescue operation continues. Spokesman of the southwest zone of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye...

26,391 Persons Displaced In Bama - NEMA

5 years ago /
Nation 

26,391 internally displaced persons have been registered by the National Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday, as a result of Boko Haram militants attacks on Bama.

T.Y. Danjuma Heads FG’s Fund For Insurgency Victim

5 years ago /
Nation  Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the constitution of a committee on ‘victims support fund’ to mobilize resources and administer support to victims of insurgency and Boko Haram terror activities all over the country

FCT Minister Assures Resident Of Adequate Security

5 years ago /
Security 

The FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Wednesday said that the FCT administration would provide more strict security measures in all public places and soft targets in and around city to avert further terror attacks in the territory.

President Jonathan 'Marshals' Chief Of Defence Staff To Jos

5 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh to proceed to Jos to get a first hand assessment of Tuesday’s twin bomb explosions.  

Lake Chad Basin Commission To Partner In War Against Insurgency

5 years ago /
Security 

Participating countries in last weekend’s Paris Summit for Security in Nigeria have agreed to strengthen the fight against the Boko Haram terrorist group with five battalions of troops to patrol the border areas in line with the resolution of the Lake Chad Basin Commission.  

Lawmakers ask for prompt actions on abducted girls

5 years ago /
Nation 

The lawmakers want the nation’s security agencies to expedite action in rescuing the abducted school girls.

 

When will these bombings end?

5 years ago /
Nation 

Monday’s Nyanya bombing appears to be a sad return of the activities of terrorists to the Nation’s Capital

CBN building in Lagos razed by fire

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Central Bank of Nigeria building at Marina, Lagos State, went up in flames on Tuesday evening, spreading panic among residents who fled for dear lives.  

NEMA gives relief materials to displaced persons in Benue

5 years ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency says it plans to set up mobile toilet facilities to improve sanitary conditions and risk of outbreaks of diseases in the camps of internally displaced persons in Benue state.

Governor Theodore Orji says education is top priority

5 years ago /
Education 

The Abia state Governor Theodore Orji says one of his priorities is to improve the standard of education in the state.