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The United Nations voiced grave concern on Tuesday for the safety of thousands of refugees and internally displaced in the wake of a deadly Boko Haram attack on Toumour, a town in southeastern Niger’s Diffa region, near the border with Nigeria.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, says the rights of women and girls, and gender equality, must be the focus to stop new HIV infections.
With 1 million people infected and 440,000 lives lost to AIDS in the African region in 2019, the World Health Organization, WHO, has raised the alarm that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths were not reducing fast enough to meet the Sustainable Development Goal target of ending AIDS epidemics by 2030. In the region.
The United Nations has urged the Nigerian government to rise to the occasion in terms of ending Gender-Based Violence in the country.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says it has trained social and health workers on mental health and psycho-social support for victims of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Kaduna State.
This was disclosed Friday in a new report released by Save the Children report, titled: “Killed and Maimed: A Generation of Violations Against Children In Conflict.”
The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
Rivers governor: Good infrastructure reward for people’s resistance when army ‘tried to rig’ election
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to critics who claim he hasn’t done enough in the big games this season.
Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the State Government would partner Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to develop the state’s maritime potential.
Those confirmed were - Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff and AVM Isiaka Amao, Chief of Air Staff.
The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.
A Karu Grade I Area Court on Wednesday, ordered a 25-year-old tailor, Yesmin Abdullahi, to sweep the court premises for two weeks for stealing a pack of Milo, chocolate malt beverage.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, and the three service chiefs in very plain terms that they have just few weeks to adequately secure the nation.