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UN may cut food supply to North-East over shortage of funds

THE United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has said that it may cut food rations to more than half of population in the North-East...

People of North-West are one, yet killing each other – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that the people of the North-West are one, yet they are killing each other. Buhari said this in an interview...

Blood-thirsty demons of Zamfara (I): The 77-year-old who buried his children in one day — and other stories

SEVENTY-SEVEN-year-old Mallam Risqua Mohammed buried his two sons on the same day. It was a hot afternoon of January 26, 2019. The graves of the two brothers were still fresh, just as the dampness caused by their blood on the brown soil of Bambara Village.

Somalia Declares Famine National Disaster

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared a state of disaster as the Horn of Africa nation struggles with a severe drought and food crisis.

UN Security Council To Visit Nigeria Over Boko Haram Crisis

The UN Security Council has revealed that is planning a visit to Nigeria to assess the level of humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency as well as device ways of defeating the terrorist group once and for all.

Red Cross Treats 13,000 Malnourished Children

The International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, has revealed that it has treated over 13,000 children under the age of five suffering from severe acute malnutrition in North East Nigeria.

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SERAP drags FG to ECOWAS court over undisclosed loan spending

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja...

AMCON, Ibadan DisCo investors agree to suspend asset takeover

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company core investors-the Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing,...

Chukwuma Soludo and the Challenge of Managing Expectations

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I did it because I don’t like boarding school –Borno student who slit colleague’s throat

A STUDENT arrested for almost hacking his junior colleague to death with a razor blade, Ahmad Umar Goni, has...

Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has tasked promoters of the Lekki Port to double their pace on the work...
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