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EDITORIAL: FG’s sluggish response to Benue flood is a heavy blow on ‘change’ mantra

An estimated 110,000 people were reportedly left homeless by the flood that sacked some communities in Benue State penultimate week, AljazirahNigeria recalls. Apart from rendering thousands homeless, the disaster also washed away villages, farmlands and food storage facilities among others.

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Judge extends Florida voter registration by one week due to hurricane mattew

In a victory for the Florida Democratic Party, a federal judge agreed Wednesday to extend voting registration in the state until October 18 because of the impact of Hurricane Matthew. Judge Mark E. Walker, of the U.S. District Court for

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Hurricane Matthew slams into South Carolina, diminished but still dangerous

Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most

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Florida poewr outage: More than 500,000 in the dark

Florida Power & Light is reporting roughly 517,000 customers without power across 35 counties as Hurricane Matthew skirts the state’s eastern seaboard. The counties with the highest number of outages are: • Brevard County (includes Melbourne, Port Canaveral and Cocoa

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