• Flooding in northern Italy claims one life

    Flooding in northern Italy claims one life

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, torrential rains in northern Italy has caused flooding and rising waters feared to have claimed at least one victim, after a man was swept away by a swollen river near Turin.

    The elderly man was on Friday tending to horses in Perosa Argentina, a small town in the foothills of the Alps west of Turin, when the bank of the river gave way beneath his feet, causing him to fall in the landslide and be washed […]

  • FG moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding

    FG moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding

    It was gathered that the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government might re-design some portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that are susceptible to flooding.

    Speaking in Abuja yesterday at the opening of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) national conference, he said the low level of some portions of the expressway was of concern to the Federal Government.

    His words: “The possibility of having the Lagos-Ibadan expressway being washed away is a serious matter to the […]

  • Flooding: Enugu to demolish 1,000 illegal structures

    Flooding: Enugu to demolish 1,000 illegal structures

    Irked by the sudden flooding of some major parts of the metropolis, the Enugu State government has resolved to demolish over 1,000 structures erected on waterways and drainage channels around the state capital.

    The Commissioner, Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA), Mr Chidi Aroh, who disclosed this yesterday as he conducted members of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), State Emergency Agency (SEMA), Institute of Town Planners, state House of Assembly, Committee of Capital Territory, NESREA […]

  • Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG explains

    Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG explains

    The Federal Government on Friday explained that the flooding on portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was caused by structures built on water channels by some companies along the road.

    In a statement explaining the cause of the flooding at a portion of the road opposite the Mountain Top University in Ogun State where construction is currently ongoing, the Government said the structures blocking the channels include those built by Hi-Impact Hotel and Parks and Buildwell Plants and Equipment Company as well […]

  • Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG

    Why there is flooding on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – FG

    The Federal Government on Friday explained that the flooding on portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was caused by structures built on water channels by some companies along the road.

    In a statement explaining the cause of the flooding at a portion of the road opposite the Mountain Top University in Ogun State where construction is currently ongoing, the Government said the structures blocking the channels include those built by Hi-Impact Hotel and Parks and Buildwell Plants and Equipment Company as well […]

  • Flooding: Lagos lawmaker assures residents of safety during raining season

    Flooding: Lagos lawmaker assures residents of safety during raining season

    A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Saka Fafunmi, says measures are in place to ensure that residents of Lagos are safe from flooding during the raining season.

    Fafunmi, Chairman, House Committee on the Environment, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday that machinery was in place to ensure that the drains were not blocked.

    He said that the major cause of flooding during the season was the collection of waste materials in drains which affected free flow of water. Fafunmi […]