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NAFDAC to assist small, medium scale agro-allied businesses in North-East

THE National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said it would go beyond its core mandate to assist small and medium...

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Army of continued illegal detention of children in Northeast

FOR children fleeing from Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria, their struggle for survival suffers setbacks from arbitrary detention to gross violations at the...

Jire Dole: Agony of Borno women struggling to get justice for their missing men

Women of Borno have seen it all: Torture,  killings and prolonged detention of their sons and husbands by soldiers fighting insurgency in northeastern Nigeria...
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UN agency commends conviction of Nigerian army officer who raped 14-year-old girl at Borno IDP Camp

THE United Nations Human Rights (OHCHR) has commended the conviction of military personnel for sexual crimes towards a 14-year-old girl who was a victim...

Poor accountability has turned Northeast humanitarian crisis to profiteering industry —Shehu Sani

A FORMER senator, Shehu Sani says some Nigerian agencies in charge of emergencies and individuals in the presidency have turned the humanitarian crises in...

More than 3,500 children recruited, used by armed groups since 2013, UNICEF says on Chibok girls’ remembrance day

AS it marks the fifth year following the abduction of hundreds of Chibok girls in Northeast Nigeria, the United Nations Children’s agency remember the...
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Blood thirsty demons of Zamfara (III): Displaced and abandoned, the story of 30,000 Zamfarans

Zamfara State has been a hotbed of killings and kidnappings. The media is awash with daily reportage of these incidents. These casualities are fathers, mothers, sons and daughters who have been gruesomely uprooted from their families.

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.

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Independence Day: Nigerians in London join solidarity march for Peter Obi

MANY Nigerians in London, the United Kingdom, trooped out today to stage an Independence Day rally, while seizing the...

Two dead, four injured on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway auto accident

TWO people were confirmed dead and four others injured in an accident which occurred today  along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. The...

Osun polls: Court nullifies Oyetola’s nomination as APC governorship candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday, September 30 nullified the nomination of the Osun State governor,...

Obi supporters march on Lekki, despite heavy police presence

HUNDREDS of supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, thronged the streets in Lagos this morning to...

Nigeria at 62: FCT minister tasks residents on unity, infrastructural maintenance

MINISTER of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Musa Bello has urged residents to embrace unity and avoid unpatriotic...
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