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COVID-19, insecurity expose 12 million Nigerians to hunger – FAO

THE ONGOING conflict in the North-East and the lingering economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed over 12 million Nigerians to hunger. This was...

1.6 million Nigerian children among 11 million at risk of starvation across eleven countries

ABOUT 1.6 million kids in Nigeria are among 11 million children under five years of age that are at risk of extreme hunger and...

More than quarter of a billion people could be affected by acute hunger by end of 2020 – UN

THE number of victims of COVID-19 pandemic could almost double the number of people suffering acute hunger, pushing it to more than a quarter...
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REPORT: How hunger, indiscipline, ignorance are defeating social distancing, lock down order in Abuja

HORDES of customers besiege Yusuf Mohammed’s store because they are not allowed in through the main gate, which is opened only when customers, about...

New report by 91 scientists warns of immediate impact of climate change

A new climate change report by 91 scientists from 40 countries has warned that hundreds of millions of people around the world will face...

‘We’ve realised our folly’… nine Boko Haram members beg army after surrender

Nine Boko Haram insurgents ravaged by hardship and hunger have surrender to Operation Lafiya Dole, the Army said on Sunday. According to a statement issued in...
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Malnutrition, Hunger Ravage Displaced Persons In North East

After surviving the Boko Haram insurgency, people of the Northeast now battle life -threatening hunger and malnutrition. By Tajudeen Suleiman He was sitting among five other...

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NDLEA arrests ex-footballer at Lagos airport for cocaine trafficking

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says its operatives have arrested an ex-footballer, Okafor Emmanuel Junior, at the...

Insecurity: Anyone living in a camp in Anambra State is a criminal – Soludo

THE Anambra State governor Charle Soludo has told the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division of the Nigerian...

In Nigeria’s Southeast, residents count loses as federal roads remain uncompleted, abandoned

By Arinze Chjioke In 2021, students of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture in Abia State protested after Chidinma Ogbonna,...

Akeredolu directs release of sixteen inmates in Ondo

THE Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has ordered the release of 16 inmates from various correctional centres in the...

Umahi to launch new video surveillance on security in Ebonyi

THE Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has disclosed that gunmen responsible for killings in the state would be exposed...
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