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United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
As fighting continues in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United Nations is calling for the opening of routes to four refugee camps sheltering Eritreans, who are almost fully reliant on humanitarian aid.
African governments must put sustainable security measures if the continent must attract investment, protect the existing investments, and create sustainable decent jobs, foremost labour leader, Issa Aremu, has said.
The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Abule railway level crossing along Apapa end between Saturday and Sunday for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage rail project.
Wall Street’s main stock indexes opened lower on Friday, putting them on track to cap off another week of highs and lows as vaccine optimism is overshadowed by surging COVID-19 infections and the return of business sapping restrictions and shutdowns.
This was disclosed Friday in a new report released by Save the Children report, titled: “Killed and Maimed: A Generation of Violations Against Children In Conflict.”
The Federal High court Abuja has adjourned indefinitely a suit challenging the composition of the panel of investigations into the Tiv/Jukun crisis in Taraba.
The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, has said the reason 47 million Nigerians still practice open defecation is because access to sanitary facilities have remained a mirage to a vast majority of its citizenry.
The Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has said non-oil exporters should embrace higher standards while engaging the United State markets.
Plateau State House of Assembly Speaker Ayuba Abok has appealed to the Federal Government to come to the state’s aid, to enable it tackle rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Nations (UN) said Tuesday it is releasing $100 million in aid for seven countries that include Nigeria and Ethiopia to help them avoid famine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Ogun State Government is partnering with telecommunications service providers to provide free internet service to students for e-learning in public secondary and primary schools in the state.
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday called for a new stimulus package to help the United States recover from the damage caused by coronavirus pandemic.
The management of LG Showroom Service Centre has lamented their losses after the looting and vandalisation of their goods and other valuables at its showroom along Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom State during the #EndSARS violence that erupted in the state a few weeks ago.
The Kano State Government on Monday said it had commenced plans to recruit and deploy 2,000 teachers to teach in all girls’ schools across the state.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) says it will inaugurate an 18-man National COVID-19 Vaccine Task Team (VTT), as part of measures to ensure vaccine security against the virus in Nigeria.
Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has taken a swipe at the South-East governors over what the group described as their nonchalance to the ideals of the Biafran cause.
A coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain’s University of Oxford and the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has shown successful results in early trials. If it is approved by regulators, the vaccine appears suitable for a fast rollout around the globe.
Lazio players could reportedly be fined for taking and sharing videos inside the team plane during turbulence while on their way to Crotone last weekend.
The member representing Pankshin/Kanam/Kanke Federal Constituency of Plateau state in the House of Representatives, Hon. Yusuf Gagdi has said that his motivation for service to humanity, inspired him to sponsor the police reforms bill aimed at repositioning the Nuigeria Police for better efficiency and service to the nation.
Joint Task Force comprising the Nigeria Customs Service, Army, Air Force, DSS and the Police have seized 800 bags of smuggled rice from warehouses in Unyenghe, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom state.
Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stressed that the North Central zone had played a prominent role in the development and togetherness of Nigeria.
A 19-year-old girl, Jemila Ibrahim, has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly setting ablaze the home and girlfriend of her ex-lover at the Festac area of the state, leading to the death of the victim.
The state Head of Service, Onyii Wamah, who spoke on Saturday during the 2019 promotions, confirmation and conversion examinations, warned that wearing of dreadlocks, hair colour riots (coloured hairdo) would not be tolerated.