An international team of scientists believe severe flooding in Nigeria and surrounds was considerably worsened by climate change and believe the trend could continue.
Aid is slowly coming to southern Nigeria after the biggest floods since 2012 killed more than 600 people and affected nearly 3 million others, according to official figures. Many have fled their homes, including to overcrowded displacement camps. This year's rainy season is one of the deadliest in the West African country's history.
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, has raised the alarm over the recent flood ravaging many parts of the country, saying it had worsened the socio-economic woes of Nigerians.
Nigeria is suffering its worst flooding in a decade largely because of heavy rain and climate change. Properties worth millions have been lost with hundreds injured. GuardianTV speaks to a resident of Bayelsa, one of the many states badly hit by the flood, and here is how she narrated the current state of things in the South-South state.
Widespread flooding has killed more than 500 people in Nigeria, left around 90,000 homes under water and blocked food and fuel supplies, two government ministries said on Friday.
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