Posts Tagged ‘Floods’

KANO | Floods Destroy Properties worth N2bn, Over 20 Persons Killed

Frequent flooding caused by heavy rainfall has wreak havoc in Kano as over 21 persons have been re­ported dead with prop­erty worth over N1.9 bil­lion destroyed. About 5,300 Kano residents had been ren­dered homeless by the flood, with 2,017 houses damaged. The disaster has also affected farming and economic activities in the metropolis as 3,803 […]

River Benue Overflows, Over 300 Houses Submerged

A sudden surge in the water level of River Benue has left over 300 houses and huts submerged, with many families rendered homeless in Makurdi, the state capital. The unexpected flood, which also swept away property and valuables worth millions of Naira, may have created a major humanitarian crisis in the town and it’s environs. […]