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According to the UN, at least 10,000 people have been killed since the coalition entered the conflict [AP photo]

US ends Saudi-UAE mid-air refuelling support in Yemen war

The Saudi-UAE-led coalition said it has "requested a cessation of inflight refuelling support" by the United States, bringing a key element of Washington's involvement in the Yemen conflict to a halt.
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NIHSA issues warning on impending flood incidents

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency has warned the public to be on alert of possible flooding due to the high intensity of rainfall across the country.
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UN recounts ‘horrific’ testimonies from rape survivors in South Sudan

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence and Conflict, Ms Pramila Patten, has recounted what she termed “horrific testimonies” by rape survivors in war-torn South Sudan.

May Day: Labour has failed Nigerians – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that labour has failed Nigerians by refusing to act in the face of unbridled killings of defenceless Nigerians across the country.

Minister: We’re discussing possible ceasefire with Boko Haram

The Federal Government on Sunday vowed to deal with any persons or groups attempting to trivialise or politicise security issues for politically motivated ends, saying that security agencies would not hesitate to deal with such characters.

NiMet warns transport operators against consequences of adverse weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned that poor horizontal visibility resulting from fog and haze weather might lead to flight disruptions and hazard to road and rail transportation in 2018.

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Hadiza Bala-Usman urges terminal operators, others to eradicate port congestion

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman, has called on terminal operators, shipping companies and allied stakeholders to eradicate the present congestion at the nation’s seaports.

Official: 201 FRSC mobile courts to begin sitting Monday

The 201 mobile courts set up by the Federal Road Safety Corps, nationwide to prosecute traffic offenders during the yuletide season, will begin sitting on Monday.
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Group scores Yemi Osinbajo higher in vice presidential debate than Peter Obi, others

A political group in Nigeria says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo showed the gulf in class between him and other Vice Presidential candidates as he blew his compatriots away with his insight on constitutional, economic, security and social development issues.
Protesters wearing yellow vest (gilet jaune) holds a sign reading “France is not for sale” during a demonstration to protest against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes in Marseille, southern France, on December 15, 2018. – The “Yellow Vests” (Gilets Jaunes) movement in France originally started as a protest about planned fuel hikes but has morphed into a mass protest against President’s policies and top-down style of governing. (Photo by BORIS HORVAT / AFP)

Belgium road accident death linked to ‘yellow vest’ protest

A driver died in Belgium near the border with France on Friday evening after hitting a truck which had slowed down due to a blockade by “yellow vest” protesters, a local government official said.
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Boko Haram: Coalition commends Nigerian Army for lifting suspension on UNICEF

A group, Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has commended the Nigerian Army’s prompt reversal of its earlier suspension of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from the northeast of the country.