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UN: Violence displaces 70,000 people in Burkina Faso

Almost 70,000 people have been displaced in Burkina Faso in the past two months due to a surge in attacks and intercommunity violence, according to the UN.

United Nations solicits $1 billion for Nigeria, others

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a one billion dollars donor contributions to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to fund life-saving works in Nigeria and other countries.

UN releases $45m for emergencies in CAR, Chad, Sudan, Afghanistan

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has released 45 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Sudan and Afghanistan.

FAO to distribute agric inputs to 560,000 IDPs in northeast

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) will distribute fertilisers, seeds and other inputs to 560,000 displaced persons for dry season farming in northeast.

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Kaduna elections: Police arrest 172 suspects for electoral offences

The Kaduna State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 172 suspects over alleged involvement in various forms of malpractices during the just concluded general election in the state.

Boko Haram: Troops construct water, bread factories to support soldiers

Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

PDP: No need for supplementary elections in Bauchi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state.

Nigeria election: US expresses disappointment over military’s interference in polls

The United States has expressed disappointment over reports of military interference, in the 2019 general election.
Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June's G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai urges G20 to boost funds for girls’ schooling

Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai on Friday urged Japan and its fellow Group of 20 nations to pledge new funding for educating girls at June’s G20 summit, hosted by the Japanese.