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Boko Haram: US to assist Nigeria with $102 million

The U.S. Government has announced 102 million dollars (about 3.7 billion naira) in additional humanitarian assistance for Nigeria to address the sufferings of people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.

IITA reiterates commitment to nourish African agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, has reiterated its commitment to conducting researches that will nourish African agriculture.

EU: Congo humanitarian crisis worsening

Multiple crises are spiralling out of control in Congo – in the central Kasai region and in the eastern Kivu and Ituri provinces – aggravated by President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down at the end of his elected mandate in 2016.

Illicit financial activities against Africa exceeds aid – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has decried the implications of illicit activities against Africa, saying it is more than the international aid flow into the continent.

AU, UN sign agreements on development

The African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) have signed framework agreements for the Implementation the agenda for sustainable development.

UN seeks $1.6 billion to protect 5.4 million Somalis from drought

The UN office in Somalia has launched the 2018 humanitarian response plan, which called for 1.6 billion dollars to protect the lives of 5.4 million people.

South Sudan needs $1.7 billion humanitarian aid in 2018

South Sudan needs 1.7 billion dollars in aid in 2018 to help six million people, half of its population, cope with the effects of war, hunger and economic decline, the government and the United Nations announced on Wednesday.

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.