Nigeria’s disasters agency says 100 people killed in floods across 10 states

Partially submerged houses are pictured in flood waters in Lokoja city, Kogi State, Nigeria September 17, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) – Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states, the country’s emergency and disasters agency said on Monday. Such flooding tends to occur every year in the rainy season, exacerbated by poor infrastructure and lack of planning to protect against inundation, but this year the destruction […]

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