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The general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Enoch Adeboye, has revealed what led him into praying for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo shortly before the helicopter crash in February he and his team survived in Kabba, Kogi State.

Pastor Adeboye: God not done with Nigeria yet

God is not done with Nigeria despite the numerous challenges facing the nation, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Kidnappers’ camp’ uncovered in llorin

Residents of Okoerin community in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State, on Friday, uncovered a camp where suspected kidnappers camped some children.

Kano emir, Sultan, Ooni want fathers of Almajiri children arrested

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.

Children abduction: 113 missing in Kano since 2010

A total of 113 names of persons believed to be missing in Kano State from 2010 to date have been compiled by the Kano State Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Cases of Missing persons in the state.

Nigeria rated 174 out of 180 countries in global child well-being survey

According to experts, these revelations indicate that the health and future of children worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing as well as violence emanating from insurgency.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab female suspect over ‘fake news’

The Police on Tuesday said they arrested a female suspect over fake news in connection with the kidnap and murder of wife of a Kaduna based medical doctor, Philip Ataga.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

President Buhari promises redoubling efforts to free Leah Sharibu, all captives of terrorists

“As we redouble our efforts for Leah’s return, we can never allow the terrorists to divide us – Christian against Muslim, Muslim against Christian. We are all Sons of Abraham. And all Nigerians have the same worth and rights before the law, and before God”

Borno: Hundreds sleep on the street for fear of Boko Haram

People from over 300 households in Kayamla, in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, said they had to flee into Maiduguri when the villages around them were attacked and they felt they might be raided by Boko Haram.

20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Violence against children impedes socio-economic development

Mr Murtala Mohammed, a Child Education Specialist, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Lagos Office, says violence against children hampers social and economic development in any society.
For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.

Nigerian immigrants to Canada triples in five years

For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.
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Bandits burn houses, kill 30 in Katsina communities

The Police in Katsina State has confirmed 30 persons killed by bandits in Batsari Local Government Area of the state.
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Three siblings burnt to death in Anambra fire incident

Tragedy occurred at Ugwu Chelekwu village, Okija, on Saturday morning when a fire burnt down the house of one Mr Chukwuma Adinuba killing his three children.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Insecurity: We’re taking fight to criminals’ enclaves – Kogi governor

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised to tackle the incessant armed robbery and kidnappings in the state by taking the battle to the enclave of the criminals.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Report: One in four African children live in conflict zones

About 170 million children live in conflict zones across Africa – equivalent to one in every four African children – the highest absolute number of any region in the world, according to a report by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation.
Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kaduna State on Thursday rescued eight kidnap victims during an operation in the state capital.

IPOB: NSCDC, police, others to maintain peace during Nnamdi Kanu’s parents burial

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abia command, says it will collaborate with other sister security agencies to provide security at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The Osun State Fire Service, on Sunday confirmed the death of an aged woman, Mrs Omolayo Kolawole, in a recent fire incident that razed a house at Alapata street, Modakeke-Ife on Saturday.

Boy sets family house ablaze, brother burnt to death in Ebonyi

A 12-year-old boy and son of Alhaji Usman Kadiri, chair­man of a Fulani settlement at Ugwuachara village in Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, has allegedly set his father’s house ablaze, kill­ing his two year-old brother who was inside the thatched house.
Migrants, most of them asylum seekers, sent back to Mexico from the US under the Remain in Mexico programme, officially named Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), wait in line for a meal outside the Human Repatriation office in Matamoros, Mexico

MSF: US policy puts migrants at risk of kidnapping, extortion

Central American migrants and asylum seekers already suffer from mental health issues stemming from the violence they are fleeing, but US and regional immigration policies are making matters much worse, according to a new report by Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF).

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DEONTAY WILDER was rushed to hospital after losing to Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title rematch amid concerns of a burst eardrum.

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Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.

Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.
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