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The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) is a governmental agency established under the Ministry of Water Resources. The Act for the establishment of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency was signed into law by the President on the 27th day of August, 2010

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NIHSA Urges Stakeholders to heed Flood Warnings for 2019

NIGERIA HYDROLOGICAL SERVICES AGENCY (NIHSA) Press Release 27/5/2019 NIHSA Urges Stakeholders to heed Flood Warnings for 2019 The Director General of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, Monday, 27th May, 2019, urged stakeholders on need for adequate flood prevention, mitigation and preparedness as the country is gradually getting into rainy season.

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Highlights of the Public Presentation of 2019 Annual Flood Outlook

Highlights of the Public Presentation of 2019 Annual Flood Outlook The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) has warned that there is a high probability that a total of 74 Local Government Areas across the country will witness high flood risk when the rainy season begins in full this year. The Director-General of the agency, Clement

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PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF THE 2019 ANNUAL FLOOD OUTLOOK (AFO) AND STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF THE 2019 ANNUAL FLOOD OUTLOOK (AFO) AND STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) is delighted to invite you to the Public Presentation of the 7th edition of its Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) and Stakeholders Workshop. The event is scheduled to hold as follows: Date:               30th April, 2019. Venue:            Rockview (Royale)

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NIHSA DG, Receives Delegation of the Abuja Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Engineers

  The NIHSA DG, Engr Clement Nze ,MNSE receives delegation of the Abuja Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Engineers led by the Chairman Engr. Chinasa Okolie,FNSE with key executive committee members on a courtesy visit to NIHSA,yesterday, Wednesday (27th March,2019).  

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Permanent Secretary’s meeting with Head of Agencies under the Ministry and Directors of River Basin Development Authorities in Abuja

The Permanent Secretary, FMWR, Mrs Ekaro Comfort Chukwumuebobo; Director-General NIHSA, Engr. Clement O. Nze and Director, Special Duties, FMWR,Mr Peter Nwakpa during the Permanent Secretary’s meeting with Head of Agencies under the Ministry and Directors of River Basin Development Authorities in Abuja,Wednesday (6/3/19)

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IWAVE Workshop Organised By NIHSA in Collaboration with IAEA

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Nigeria needs more dams for electricity, flood control – Nze

Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, Mr Clement Nze, in this interview with EVEREST AMAEFULE, calls for more dams for adequate power supply, irrigation and flood control, among others Very soon, your agency will be given predictions of how the year is going to be in terms of flooding. Why is Nigeria so prone to flooding?

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NIHSA HOSTS 2019 MAIDEN PRESS BRIEFING AND STAFF INDUCTION TRAINING

NIHSA HOSTS 2019 MAIDEN PRESS BRIEFING AND STAFF INDUCTION TRAINING The Newly appointed Director- General, of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze,  Monday, hosted the maiden Press Briefing of the Agency at the Sharon Ultimate Hotel, Area 3, Garki, Abuja Nigeria. In his address, the NIHSA boss reiterated the Agency’s resolve

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NOTIFICATION OF ORIENTATION/INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME

NOTIFICATION OF ORIENTATION/INDUCTION TRAINING PROGRAMME This is to notify all newly employed staff and those recruited earlier in 2015 that arrangement has been concluded by Management to organize in-house orientation/induction training for them. The programme is slated to hold from 14th – 16th January, 2019, at Sharon Ultimate Hotel, Area 3, Garki – Abuja, from

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UPDATE ON FLOOD ALERT: 6th September, 2018

UPDATE ON FLOOD ALERT: 6th September, 2018 The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) wishes to update the General Public, especially the riparian states & communities by the banks of Rivers Niger and Benue and their floodplains, that there has been systematic daily rise in the water levels on both rivers Niger and Benue. Records from

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Our Zonal Offices

Arising out of the agency’s organizational structure are EIGHT (8) Area offices, one in each of the EIGHT (8) Hydrological Areas. Two Field offices are also to be operated under each area office. The Area Offices are responsible for field investigations and carrying out of relevant activities of the Agency at the state and local government levels.
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Vision

To create a dynamic and advanced hydrological service with capabilities of facilitating and supporting the harnessing, controlling, preserving, development and management of Nigeria’s valuable water resources in a sustainable manner.

 

Mission

To provide information on the status and trends of the nation’s water resources including its location in time and space, extent, dependability, quality and the possibilities of its utilization and control, through the provision of reliable and high quality hydrological and hydrogeological data on a continuous basis.

 

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