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The United Nations has decried the incessant attacks by Boko Haram in the North-east, stating that three international aid partners’ facilities were directly targeted and set ablaze on Saturday by the terrorist group in Damasak, Borno State.
The United Nations estimated Tuesday that around $1 billion were needed to respond to the humanitarian crisis in northeast, where 5.1 million people are at risk of acute hunger.
Suspected Islamist insurgents overran the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa in Borno state, a military stronghold and humanitarian hub, security sources, residents and an aid worker said on Tuesday.
United Nations (UN) has revealed that not less than 110 civilians were killed by Boko Haram in the attack on a rice field in Borno State.
The United Nations has urged the Nigerian government to rise to the occasion in terms of ending Gender-Based Violence in the country.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has uncovered diversion of part of the N2.67 billion payments made to some Federal Colleges for school feeding during lockdown.
The United Nations (UN) system in Nigeria has donated three ambulances to the Lagos State Government as part of its support aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Fulham joined West Brom and Sheffield United in being relegated from the Premier League following a 2-0 loss to Burnley on Monday.
Italy's government is set to ask the European Union to pay Libya to stop migrant boats leaving its coast, newspaper la Repubblica reported on Tuesday.
A drop in electricity generation in Ivory Coast and Ghana has left households and businesses fuming as well as cutting power supplies to neighbouring West African countries Mali and Burkina Faso, officials said.
“Dear fellow Nigerians, contrary to reports circulating in the media, I remain committed to serving my country. It is always an honour to wear the green and white of Nigeria and it is my dream to continue to do so,” he wrote on Instagram.
Nigeria will begin administering the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines on Nigerians who received the first shots.
Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is moving closer to full fitness following a short spell on the sidelines.
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Tuesday, gave the Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Mr Danladi Umar, two weeks to defend a petition against him.
The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has asked the federal government to account for the $1 billion taken from the excess crude account (ECA) to purchase ammunition for the military.
Kevin Akpoguma has revealed his delight after ending his long wait for his first Bundesliga goal in their 4-2 win over Schalke 04 on Saturday.
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly compete for former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri this summer.