A dam is a structure built across a river either for irrigation, flood control or to produce electricity. Electricity is one major aspect of development because it improves the standard of living, rapid economic growth, and improve industrialization. Electricity today is an indispensable part of our life, if not all, 90% of our appliances are electrically powered that's to show you how electricity is now part of our day-to-day life.
The book of Genesis chapters nine and ten made us to realize that after God destroyed the first world with flood, leaving only the family of Noah and the three sons of Noah were the progenitors or sources of the present nations of the world, " And the sons of Noah, that went forth of the ark, were Shem, , and Ham, and Japheth..
Some communities in Lagos State are currently in darkness as a result of the flood which damaged two feeders belonging to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) following a heavy rainfall in the early morning of Friday, September 24, and which forced the company to shut down the two feeders in one of the injection substations.
The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche has stated that Nigeria is suffering from what he described as' chronic disastrous leadership syndrome’ According to him, Nigeria is a blessed nation but facing serious leadership disaster. He stated this on Friday at a special service to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary at the Glory Dome, Abuja.
Photo credit: Google Weather can be defined as the condition of the lower atmosphere of a particular place over a short period of time. The weather of a geographical locale is usually brief. For example, the weather of a place can be rainy, cloudy or sunny.
Have you ever wondered how our houses are protected from lightning strikes? Well in this article, I will be bringing to your knowledge the technology behind how our houses are protected from lightning. The world today is full of a lot of natural disasters ranging from firestorms to floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, lighting, and the mother of them all the tsunamis.
The raining season has become very serious as it puts the traders in Awka in a very bad situation. This evening, heavy downpour caused serious flood in a place known as ziks avenue in Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria. The ziks avenue is a place where traders who deal on motor spare parts do their businesses on daily basis.
Residents of Wole Ola Riverside Community have lamented the destruction left behind by the rainfall of Sunday 3rd October, 2021. A visit to the community on Monday revealed that the rain left behind blown roofs to residents and shops. A resident Adekola Adetayo told this medium that the destruction was not as a result of the rain but the wind which accompanied it.
When you think about the world of inventions and the several resources that have been provided both in terms of mental resources and materialistic resources, one cannot do without mentioning or perhaps considering the great advantage that the Chinese have in such discussions. They are not just people of great population resource but also a community of people with great skill at creating new solutions to problems; from very simple, basic problems to much more complicated and challenging problems, the Chinese people have solution in terms of the invention for all of it.
One of the leading hospitals in Akwa Ibom state was hit by flooding, putting patients and nurses at the medical facility in grave danger. Heavy rainfall recently flooded the Methodist General Hospital, Ituk Mbang in Uruan local government area of the state, in yet another incident of heavy flooding that is becoming rampant in major streets in the state including the capital, Uyo.
Photos: Indian Couple "Sail" To Their Wedding Venue In A Big Cooking Pot Due To Flood Caused By Rain
Photos of a newlywed Indian couple has reached the internet as they were seen "sailing" to their wedding venue in a big cooking pot. The determined couple were not willing to postpone their wedding despite the heavy rain flood in the area. Instead, they decided to borrow a large cooking pot from a local temple and used it as a makeshift boat to "sail" to their wedding ceremony.
The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has issued out his candid advise to his followers. Reno Omokri is one man who has changed many lives positively due to the way and manner he speaks. According to a tweet he made earlier today on his verified twitter handle, he made it known that eating red meat is not enjoyment but it is a slow poison.
Aftermath of a powerful earthquake. PHOTO | COURTESY The demand for earthquake proof buildings has risen over the past few decades as high-rise developers in vulnerable countries seek to avert potential damage posed by quakes. This is a step in the right direction especially when you consider that there are about 20,000 earthquakes recorded each year globally —16 of them being major devastations.
The 1930s was a very dark decade, from seemingly terrible times of war to bad times for Agriculture, this decade wasn't the best for some parts of Europe and especially not America. It was at the time when the country was enduring a very bad time with its economy, so bad in fact that it was called the Great depression.
Say these powerful prayers immediately: 1. My father, every spirit of poverty, sickness, failure, frustration, setbacks, backwardness hovering around my life, let them catch fire, be destroyed by fire, earthquake, thunder in Jesus Name. I command such spirit to be sent packing out of my life and sent back to the source in Jesus Name.
One person was confirmed dead, while another escaped through a mustache when part of a residential building collapsed in the community of Woji, in the Obio / Akpor local government area in Rivers State. The deceased and the injured were said to have carried out reinforcement work on an apartment in the building when it collapsed.
According to Nigerian Meteorology Services (NIMET) heavy rainfall prediction, possible danger looms in some states including Lagos and the state government has directed residents of low lying areas, especially those in river banks, to relocate to higher grounds for safety. The problem with this directive is that most residents of Lagos have nowhere to go.
More than 66% of humanity projected to live in urban areas by 2050. In the next thirty years, more than two thirds of humanity is projected to live in urban areas with most of the urban population growth expected to happen in lower income nations. With that in mind, there is an urgent need for planners to ensure that urban areas are inclusive, safe, sustainable and resilient enough to meet the anticipated population growth.
Following the recent flooding in some parts of Katsina State, the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS), in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, and the Nigeria Red Cross Society, has donated relief materials to flood victims in Katsina State. Items donated to the victims of the natural disasters in Bindawa local government area of the state are; 100 bags of rice, 100 bags of millets, 100 bags of beans, 200 gallons of palm, and vegetable oil.
We bless your name for the grace of seeing the end of the month. Tonight father let my story change for good in Jesus name. Let all my problems and challenges end with this month. Every situation that is not pleasant in my life and family, be shattered by fire and end in the name of Jesus.