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The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France.
The United Kingdom is releasing £47 million in aid to provide food, nutrition, water and shelter for vulnerable families in nine countries and regions.
In response to the armed conflict and escalating humanitarian crisis in North-east Nigeria that has left over one million girls and boys in need of educational support, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) yesterday announced US$20.1 million in catalytic investment grants to accelerate the response to the protracted crisis.
The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, says the institution has attracted over N8 billion research grants in the past three years.
As the country grapples with myriad of humanitarian crises in history, the Federal Government has solicited for continuous support from international agencies to bridge the resource gap.
Mr. Dennis Otabo, the Coordinator, Civil Society for HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (CISHAN), Rivers chapter, says inadequate domestic funding for the HIV epidemic in Nigeria is a major challenge currently stalling the HIV response progress in the country.
However, it was gathered that the Widow was attacked on Monday when she left the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, in Church premises, where most of them that fled the community are taking refuge following the violent activities of rival cult groups Debam and Iceland, to her farm in Inen community to look for food for her hungry children.
The National Advocates for Health (N4H) had commended the Nigerian Government for approving the 2020 Revised Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) guideline and called for a speedy implementation.
The Paris Saint-Germain star split the donation between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil to aid in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.
An eight-year-old boy, Akinduyo Oluwapamilerinayo, on Thursday donated a sum of N1,120 to the Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 .
Donor countries who met in Oslo raised 869 million dollars (634 million euros) in emergency aid to address the humanitarian woes caused by Boko Haram terrorists in Northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.
Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict.
France will tighten its laws on incest, President Emmanuel Macron said in a series of tweets on Saturday, after publication of a book accusing a top French political commentator of abusing his stepson sparked outrage across the country.
The Pride of Rivers had registered a 2-0 win when they played the first leg in South Africa in December and despite the uncertainties that postponed and rescheduled the second leg, Stanley Eguma’s men delivered yet another flawless performance.
Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.
A student in Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Itoro Thomas, 23, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for cult membership.
Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state.
Social media users read all kinds of meanings into the incident as you would expect; and 'pigeons' trended for most of that Friday as most couldn't miss an opportunity to poke fun at the presidency.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has commenced restoration of Trans-Ekulu damaged infrastructures that were cannibalized during the EndSARS protest last year.
Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, on Saturday described as hypocritical comments by the Arewa Consultative Forum on the clashes in Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State over the activities of Fulani herdsmen.