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More than 8.4 million Nigerians in need of humanitarian aid in North-East – UN

THE United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has revealed that more than 8.4 million Nigerians in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states...

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...
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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.

Boko Haram attacks escalate, IDP number increases to 59,200 in 3 months -IOM

THE International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says there is a sudden rise of displaced people in North-east Nigeria in the last three months due...

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.
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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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Shell suspends sale of Nigerian oil assets

SHELL has suspended its decision to divest its Nigerian onshore oil assets, choosing instead to comply with the outcome...

Insecurity: 289 killed in worship centres within 18 months across Nigeria

THE rate of attack on worship centres leading to death has again been brought to the fore with the...

Owo massacre: Report accuses FG of shielding herdsmen by blaming terrorists

THE Nigerian government deliberately blamed the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) for last month's terror attack on St....

Coda Story accepts candidates for Bruno reporting fellowships

CODA Story is accepting candidates for the Bruno Reporting Fellowships, sponsored by Martin Walker's Bruno Foundation.  The fellowship will provide US$5,000...

Buhari makes 12 foreign trips in six months, might exceed N1. 5bn budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari recently went to Lisbon, Portugal for a state visit, this has clocked his twelfth international trip...
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