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UN Calls For End To Female Genital Mutilation, Marks Zero Tolerance Day

The United Nations has again called on government at all levels, civil society organisations, as well as traditional and religious leaders to join together and end the scourge of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting in Nigeria.

UNICEF Seeks Help For 48 Million Children Caught Up In Conflict

The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has launched an appeal to raise the sum of $3.3 billion for emergency assistance for the 48 million children living through some of the world’s worst conflicts and other crises.

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...

Borno Govt Partner UNICEF To Open Schools In IDP Camps

The Borno State government and the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF,has opened a learning centre for thousands of children who were affected by the Boko Haram Insurgency in Mafa and Jere local government areas of the state.

Shettima’s Attack On UNICEF: UN Officials Storm Borno Govt House

Top officials of the United Nations in Nigeria on Thursday stormed the Government House Maiduguri, Borno State, for a fence mending meeting with the governor, Kashim Shettima, following his criticism of their humanitarian operations in the state.

Why Borno Governor Attacked UNICEF, Others

New facts have emerged on why the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday attacked some United Nations Agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations as working against humanitarian efforts in the state.

Borno Governor Attacks Aid Agencies, NGOs Again

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has lambasted some Non-Governmental Organisations, NGOs, including United Nations agencies, such as UNICEF, for failing to justify the huge funds they claim to have expended on victims of the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East region.


Southern governors vow to support states’ collection of VAT

THE Southern Governors of Nigeria have resolved to support the collection of value added tax (VAT) by state governments. This...

Tax expert urges FG, states to dialogue VAT sharing formula

A TAX expert has urged Nigeria's Federal Government and states to dialogue a value added tax (VAT) sharing formula,...

EFCC chairman stable after illness at public event

THE Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has said its Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa was stable and in good health...

Nigerian diaspora group dissociates from IPOB, Biafra and Kanu

THE Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) distanced itself from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and any...

Nigerian Air Force bomb Buhari village, kill nine, injure many

NINE persons were killed on Wednesday as Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombed a civilian dominated village in Yobe State. The...
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