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Global food prices rose for the ninth conservative month in February, led by sugar and vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has said.
In 2008 the research topic for my 2nd Masters programme was titled “International Small Arms Regime And The State:” The focus was on Africa and Nigeria.
Parents in Katsina State have attributed the alarming rate of out-of-school children to what they termed deteriorating security challenges bedeviling the states in the North-west region and other parts of the country.
Global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the arrest of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, who was arrested hours after criticising President Muhammadu Buhari, over the rise in school kidnappings.
An International humanitarian organisation, Mercy Corps, in collaboration with European Union (EU), has handed over 325 two-bedroom houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bama, the headquarters of Bama LGA, to the Borno government.
The federal government has described as a welcome development, the rising price of crude oil in the global market, saying, “this is a good omen for Nigeria”.
The United States has partnered with the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) to enhance efficiency and service delivery of prisons in the nation.
Akwa United’s right-back, Etim Mathew, has expressed confidence that the Promise Keepers have the wherewithal to conquer Enyimba International when the two teams will face each other on NPFL Match-day 12 on Wednesday in Aba.
As Nigeria joins in the commemoration of World Day of Social Justice today, the National Association of Seadogs, NAS, Abuja Chapter has tasked the Federal Government to fully implement the Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Health Protection Regulations in the nation’s correctional facilities and custodial centres.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim mareva injunction directing commercial banks to block Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd accounts.
Iran said on Monday it will block snap inspections by the U.N. nuclear watchdog this month if other parties to the 2015 nuclear deal fail to fulfil their obligations, a challenge to U.S. President Joe Biden’s hope of reviving the accord.
Ethiopia’s embattled northern region of Tigray remains largely inaccessible, the International Red Cross said Wednesday. The situation has led to starvation deaths, the organization said.
The sports fraternity in Nigeria has been thrown into a fresh round of mourning as the death of former Super Eagles defender Yisa Sofoluwe has been announced.
United States President, Joe Biden, has directed America’s foreign missions to push for the legalisation of homosexuality in their respective host countries.
China has begun using anal swabs to test those it considers at high risk of contracting Covid-19, state TV reported.
Terry Ikponmwosa, a 31-year-old man, has narrated how human traffickers sold him four times in Nigeria before getting to Libya en route to Europe, where he hoped for a good life.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is launching a plan to help vaccinate 500 million people who might be affected by inequality in coronavirus vaccine distribution, IFRC Secretary General Jagan Chapagain said at a virtual news conference.
Hundreds of women have allegedly took to the streets of Uromi, the administrative headquarters of Esan north-east local government area of Edo state, to protest alleged incessant raping and kidnapping of their people by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
The triumph at the Stadio Ezio Scida was Crotone's first win since January 17 - when they beat Benevento - and it ended a run of seven consecutive defeats in the Italian top-flight.
The Lagos State Butchers Association has requested the provision of about 50, hectares of land from the Lagos State Government for ranching and rearing herds of cattle in the state.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has said that Nigeria has enough potential to repay its debt obligations to China through food export.
A far-right proposal to ban facial coverings in Switzerland won a narrow victory in a binding referendum on Sunday instigated by the same group that organized a 2009 ban on new minarets.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Procurement, Hon. Uju Kingsley Chima has thrown his weight behind the clamour for Nigeria’s president of Igbo in 2023.
The Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Etinan Local Government Area has nullified the practice of denying female children inheritance, saying the practice is unconstitutional.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki, on N1billion gratification charges.
Owing to the escalating crises in parts of the country that are daily claiming thousands of lives and property a Non Governmental Organisations, ActionAid has trained media practitioners on the need to always present reports that will prevent or douse crises rather than escalating it.
The Imo State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu, may come under the hammer of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), following reports that the state government is interfering with the administration of the institution.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with prominent Lagos politician and mother of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaja Lateefat Olufunke Gbajabiamila, as she celebrates her 91st birthday on March 2nd, 2021.