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Over 17 500 people have fled their homes in jihadist-hit Burkina Faso in the last 10 days after attacks that claimed at least 45 lives, the United Nations said Friday.
Nigerian government drills 14 solar powered boreholes to tackle water scarcity, coronavirus spread in...
The Northwest Zonal Coordinator of the project, Sanusi Mai-Afu during the training on operation and maintenance of the water supply facilities which were constructed under the National Wash Response to COVID-19 projects disclosed this.
Bandits yesterday threatened to kill the remaining 29 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna, still in their custody, following the refusal of the Kaduna State Government to meet their demand of N300 million ransom.
More than 770 million of China’s rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised from poverty, accounting for more than 70 per cent of the global total over the same period according to the World Bank’s international poverty standard, says a white paper recently released by the State Council Information Office of China.
Kwara State Governor, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said his administration is committing huge resources into fixing basic education, healthcare, roads and water infrastructure to attract massive investments to all parts of the state.
As she stepped off an evacuation boat from the besieged town of Palma in northern Mozambique, Mariamo Assane broke down, reliving the harrowing day she fled a ferocious rampage by Islamist militants.
"I think the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar was not a good thing for several reasons," said Kroos in his podcast 'Einfach mal Luppen' (Just lob it), which he co-hosts with his brother Felix. "The first reason is the conditions of the workers... then the fact that homosexuality is penalised and punished in Qatar... and also that it is not a football country," added the 31-year-old midfielder.
History have it that “sachetisation” is not something that just began in Nigeria of Africa. The ‘sachetised’ products have long been part of Indian culture, which is believed to have pioneered the bite-sizing of consumers' products and commodities some 70 years ago, beginning with tea, of course, in small paper pouches tucking precious leaves just enough to make tea for two.
Harpaz Gazi, Charge d’Affaires of the Israeli Embassy in Nigeria has reaffirmed his country’s leading role in water recycling globally.
Precisely 129 days into his second tenure as governor of Edo State after his election on September 20, 2020 and inauguration on November 12, 2020, Godwin Obaseki, has not formed his cabinet.
Sudan said Thursday it had received initial approval for international mediation in Khartoum’s and Cairo’s decade-long dispute with upstream Ethiopia over its controversial Blue Nile mega-dam project.
Kano State government, on Tuesday, confirmed three persons dead and 284 others infected in the outbreak of a yet-to-be-identified disease in the state.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says it is providing nearly $104 million in additional humanitarian assistance to respond to Nigeria’s ongoing crisis, where an estimated 8.7 million people are at risk.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advocated not less than 10 percent fund allocation to host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill that is still before the National Assembly.
The Federal Government yesterday said that the sum of N6,048,318,974.74 has been approved for the provision of potable water for the four local governments of Ogoniland, Gokana, Khana, Eleme and Tai in Rivers State.
The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC) has sealed 14 packaged water production factories in the state for falling short of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to shut down packaged water production facilities that fail the Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.
The African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education (ARCSSTE-E) has revealed how floodwater could be used to resolve festering crises between Fulani herdsmen and farmers nationwide.
In what lawyers said was a “watershed moment” for the accountability of multinational companies, today the court overturned a decision by the court of appeal, and ruled that the cases against Shell could proceed.
Sudan’s Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas has warned Addis Ababa against a planned phase second filling of a controversial dam reservoir without signing an agreement with the stakeholders, adding that the move threatens the safety of Sudanese citizens who live on the banks of the Blue Nile river.
Five Ward Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state, yesterday defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with thousand of their supports.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara has pledged to take appropriate action against members of the “True PDP” who recently set up a parallel office in the state.
The Kemta Traditional Council of Chiefs has disowned the “Olu of Orile Kemta”, Ogun State, Adetokunbo Tejuoso, who was arrested recently by police for an alleged romance scam, saying the man is neither an oba nor a chief in the council.
Facts have emerged on how the unidentified gunmen prevailed over the curfew imposed on Rivers State and killed about seven men and officers of the Nigeria Police in the state.
Moses Simon provided an assist as Nantes defeated Girondis Bordeaux 3-0 in the Atlantic derby at Stade de la Beaujoire – Louis Fonteneau on Saturday afternoon.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's two main political rivals each asked the president on Wednesday for the chance to try to form a government, after Netanyahu failed to meet an overnight deadline to assemble a coalition.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam has admonished youths in Nigeria to channel their energy towards peace initiative and shun violent tendencies that will divides the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.
Four persons lost their lives in a ghastly auto crash at the Spera-en-deo junction of the Ogoja-Abakaliki-Enugu federal highway on Monday evening.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Benue State Chapter, has appealed to Governor Samuel Ortom to pay the 72 months (6 years) pension arrears owed retired local government workers in the state.