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Flood: After 10 years LASG clears drainage channels in four affected LCDAs

INSIDEMAINLAND - Lagos State Government has cleared major drainage channels blocked by refuse as a result of a heavy flood in four affected local council areas of the state after 10 years of persistent occurrence.The affected local governments and development areas are Surulere, Mushin, Odi-Olowo, and Itire-Ikate LCDAs. Some of the

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“Prepare for emergency flood response” – FG tells states

Following the recent flooding in Kebbi, Bauchi and Jigawa states, the Federal Government has advised state governments to take proactive measures to reduce the effects of heavy rainfalls this season. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, gave the advice in a statement in

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How LASG plans to tackle flooding ahead of raining season

by Seun Badejo Over the weekend, the Lagos State Government inspected some ongoing drainage clearance and dredging projects across the state, as it expresses his determination to achieve a flood-free Lagos.  The team which was led by the Special Adviser, Drainage services, Engineer Joe Igbokwe and Permanent Secretary, Drainage Services, Engr Lekan Shodeinde visited canals

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Flood: Tragedy averted as residents rescues three from canal in Ojokoro

Tragedy was averted at Obadeyi canal in Ojokoro community, Lagos Mainland yesterday, Monday, September 10, 2018, after residents rescued three persons from being swept away by flood in the axis. InsideMainland gathered that the incident occurred at about 3:00 pm following the torrential rainfall witnessed in the axis. It was learnt that

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Flood: Hours of rainfall, Ikeja, Ogba, Agege, others consumed by water

Following the heavy rainfall witnessed across the Lagos Mainland today, Friday, September 7, 2018, many communities have been left flooded with residents battling to save their belongings from the ensuing flood. Presently, the entire Akinremi Street, Anifowoshe, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, is consumed by water and residents currently swim out of their

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Torrential rainfall: Isawo residents now swim to access their homes; See photos

Following the heavy downpour witnessed across Lagos Mainland and other communities in Lagos State during the weekend, residents of Isawo community in Ikorodu, Lagos Mainland, have witnessed the return of flood to their neighbourhood. InsideMainland gathered that the rainfall which lasted for several hours on Saturday, July 21, 2018, left parts

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Torrential Rainfall: How LASG is preventing cases of flood in the state

In the wake of torrential rainfall experienced in some neighbouring States, the Lagos State Government has allayed fears of residents assuring that the on-going flood abatement and ocean shore protection measures will keep them out of harm’s way during the rainy season. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan,

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