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The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.
Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province terrorists in large numbers are fleeing their hideouts in Lake Chad Tumbus to North and Central Africa sub-regions, Col. Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, claimed.
Bill and Melinda Gates have called on African leaders to invest in quality girl-child education and health in order to achieve the sustainable development target.
Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan, the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said.
G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank-led initiative.
West African leaders meeting in Burkina Faso have announced a one-billion-dollar plan to combat rising insecurity in the Sahel region.
G5 Sahel Heads of State have expressed their support for “Desert to Power’’, an Africa Development Bank (AfDB) initiative designed to harness solar energy for socio-economic development of member countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the West African leaders to stamp out terrorism in the sub-region at this point in time.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to attend the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit on Counter Terrosism.
The European Union has donated an additional €300 000 (N102million) in humanitarian aid to provide life saving treatment to undernourished children in Nigeria’s north western states of Sokoto and Zamfara, where violence and forced displacement are leading to a further deterioration of the situation.
The Multinational Joint Task Force in collaboration with the National Air Task Force has destroyed equipment and neutralised terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province in parts of Borno State and Chad Republic.
A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Tuesday said he never stole N7.2 billion while at the helm between 1999 and 2007.
The attack on Friday night in the border district of Gueskerou is the latest to hit the Diffa region near Lake Chad, which is crisscrossed by fighter groups and traffickers.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The United Nations Children’s Fund has said a surge in deliberate attacks against teachers, students and schools is threatening education in West and Central Africa.
Vice Chairman of the Chadian Electoral Commission, CENI, Adam Mahmadu, has sought the assistance of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in conducting elections in his country, lamenting that most of the countries it had expected support from had shunned its overtures.
Governor Zulum who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting attributed the continuous attacks on Borno communities by the insurgents to the porous nature of Nigeria borders.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said it was “lamentable” that President Muhammadu Buhari would be going to the United Nations General Assembly without articulating definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says it would explore a “viable working partnership’’ with the National Communications Commission (NCC) to lift at least, 10 million Nigerian youths out of poverty.
David de Gea is not worth his new four-year bumper contract at Manchester United, according to both former manager Jose Mourinho and ex-midfielder Roy Keane.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Sunday that world football’s governing body has been “assured” by Iranian authorities that women will be able to attend a World Cup qualifier in Tehran next month.
Romelu Lukaku has hit the ground at Inter Milan since departing Manchester United in the summer.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has said that he went through a more turbulent electoral process than any of his predecessors in the state.
The Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, has said the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led government is committed to good governance which can only be achieved, if the right process is in place for effective implementation.
The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break.
Paul Merson has stated Wilfried Zaha is frustrated at Crystal Palace and it is affecting his performances on the pitch.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to pick fight with United Nation (UN) Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, but should accept the bitter truth that poverty, internal conflicts, bloodletting, banditry, kidnapping, insurgency, abuse of human rights and general national insecurity have escalated under his administration.