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Nigeria has been ranked the 91st happiest nation of the world, and fifth in Africa in the 2018 World Happiness Report.
OXFAM International has lamented the recent abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State, and cases of rape, physical assault and sexual harassment of women at their various working place in Nigeria.
Mr Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has affirmed the commitment of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to redouble its fight against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment against women.
An international research project on Monday accused armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) of raping men and boys for years in an emerging pattern of sexual violence that is“under-reported and largely ignored”.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers maintained their 32nd position in the latest FIBA World Ranking for the month of February released on Thursday.
A United Nations children's agency staffer and five other education workers have been killed in an attack in Central African Republic, the UN agency said on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, will lead a team of observers to Sierra Leone’s general elections scheduled to take place on March 7.
No fewer than 10 million people require aid in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger because of insecurity caused by Boko Haram insurgents.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the shrinkage of Lake Chad was one of the main factors responsible for insurgency and socio-economic unrest in the Lake Chad Basin Commission member countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja stressed the need for political commitment towards reviving the Lake Chad Basin.
The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) on Tuesday called on the member-states of the African Union (AU) to take ownership of the project to save Lake Chad from imminent extinction.
Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.
Scorer of the only goal for El Kanemi Warriors Sunday against FC Ifeanyiubah, Ocheme Edoh, has said his team have clicked into top gear following a less than impressive start to the season.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.
Mr James Thomas, the Chairman, Interim Management Committee of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has called on
Mohamed Salah was unplayable against Watford, underlining why he is "one of the best in the business", according to Liverpool team-mate Andy Robertson.
One of the two suspects paraded by the police on Monday in Kogi State has narrated how Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west in the national assembly gave him an AK47 rifle, two pump action guns and N430, 000 to cause mayhem in Kogi State.
Zimbabwe’s former leader, Robert Mugabe, said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that he never thought President Emmerson Mnangagwa would turn against him and denounced Mnangagwa’s move to oust him in 2017 as a coup.
Convener of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, has called on the Federal Government to remove age restrictions for young people seeking elective offices in the country.
Tropical Cyclone Eliakim has battered Madagascar with strong winds and torrential rain.
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Saturday said that government would set up a judicial panel of inquiry to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the March 14 herdsmen/farmers clash that claimed several lives in Ogane-Enigu.
The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has reappointed Dr Fang Liu of China by acclamation as Secretary General of the UN Specialised Agency for a second three-year term, beginning Aug. 1.