Tags: NEMA

Senate To Buhari: Declare Bandits ‘Terrorists’, Wage Total War Against Them

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, declare bandits as terrorists and wage total war against them. This was just as the upper chamber urged the President to give orders to the military to eliminate them by bombing their hideouts. The Senate also asked President Buhari to immediately…

NEMA and FEMA Collaborate to Improve Disaster Management in the FCT

The risk which disaster pose to a nation and its management cannot be overemphasized and it is in connection to this that the Director General of National Emergency Management Agency NEMA Mustapha Habib Ahmed on Friday 6th August 2021 received the Director General of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Alhaji Idris Abbas…

NEMA Seeks NITDA’S Collaboration on Disaster Risk Mitigation

In its commitment toward mitigating disaster risk in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency NEMA is seeking for support and stronger collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on the use of ICT Infrastructure and Digital platform with a view to ensuring timely and lifesaving search and rescue operations. This was discussed on Saturday…

Borno Governor Visits NEMA Abuja Office

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in Abuja. Shettima was accompanied to NEMA office by Senators Abubakar Kyari and Baba Kaka Garbai as well as some top state functionaries. He was received by the Director General of NEMA, Muhammed Sani…

An explosion occurred in a part of Lagos State on Sunday afternoon, Aproko247 has authoritatively learnt. The blast, reportedly from a gas, was said to have happened from a locked beer parlour at Oworonsoki, inward Mayaki area of the metropolis. According to the South West Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed…

NEMA Rescues Victims Of Abuja Explosions

Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, have arrived scene of Friday night multiple explosions in two separate areas of Abuja. Suspected members of Boko Haram struck in Nyanya and Kuje on Friday night, killing several persons and injuring many others. Rescue teams were promptly deployed to the scene to evacuate victims to various…

Fire Guts Balogun Market In Lagos

An early morning inferno on Monday destroyed properties at the popular Balogun Market in Lagos Island of Lagos State. The fire, which started around 4:3am, according to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, consumed properties worth millions of Naira. No human casualty has been confirmed as at the time of filing this report. The inferno…

NEMA Describes NSCDC Disaster Management Institute As Africa’s Best

Director General of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi, has described the disaster management institute operated by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Katsina as the best in Africa. The Corps runs the Institute of Peace and Disaster Management, IPDM. The NEMA boss asserted that with the level of…