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Nigeria listed among countries in need of external food assistance

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.

26 pupils, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire

A huge fire at a Liberian Koranic school killed at least 26 pupils and two teachers on Wednesday when flames engulfed their dormitory, in one of the worst disasters of its kind for the West African nation.

ECOWAS seeks UN support to tackle regional crises

The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mustapha Cisse Lo, made the call in Liberia during a courtesy visit by members of the ECOWAS Parliament to the United Nations Diplomatic Corps in Liberia.
Iyi Uwadiae

WAEC registrar recounts achievements as tenure draws to a close

The West African Examinations Council says efforts at making inroads into the neighbouring non-WAEC member countries such as the Republic of Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea and Mali have paid off.

Liberia school fire kills at least 26 children

A fire at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight killed at least 26 children and two teachers, the president’s office said Wednesday.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Ahmed Wase sworn-in as ECOWAS Parliament’s first deputy speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ahmed Wase (APC-Plateau), has been sworn in as the first Deputy Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States Parliament.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday attended the Extra Ordinary ECOWAS Summit on Counter Terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. 4

Closure of borders not solution to smuggling – ECOWAS Parliament

The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade movement within the ECOWAS region.
Chris Ngige

ILO: Senator Ngige’s re-appointment reward for outstanding performance

The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, has commended the re-appointment of Senator Chris Ngige as Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment; describing it as a reward for outstanding performance in a very sensitive ministry.
Oly Ilunga Kalenga is a Belgian–Congolese medical doctor who has been the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Minister of Public Health since 2016

Former health minister ’embezzles’ Ebola funds

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds meant to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday.
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Friday that the three-member board, which will start work on September 30, will be led by Lt. Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor and include Janet Lim of Singapore and Maria Santos Pais of Portugal.

UN chief selects Nigerian general to lead Syria inquiry

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition stronghold in the northwest.
Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

2022 WCQ: Sierra Leone fans damage national team skipper’s house after penalty miss

Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

Journalists ‘beaten’ by presidential guards

Three journalists were “beaten” by presidential bodyguards in an attack at a football match in Sierra Leone which left one of them in hospital, a union said Monday.

Angry fans attack national team player’s house after penalty miss

Angry fans of Sierra Leone’s national football team have attacked a player’s house after he missed a decisive penalty.

Xenophobia: Don’t buy looted Shoprite, other shops’ items – Police warn Nigerians

The police have cast a dragnet to apprehend those who would buy items looted from stores and shops during Tuesday’s protests against xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa.
The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We’re tired of repatriating dead Nigerians from South Africa

The House of Representatives has vowed to seek restoration and recompense for Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
A former NBA star and retired captain of Nigeria national basketball team, Olumide Oyededi, on Monday said that his basketball camp had produced over 40,000 beneficiaries since inception 20 years ago.

Olumide Oyedeji basketball camp has over 40,000 beneficiaries – organisers

A former NBA star and retired captain of Nigeria national basketball team, Olumide Oyededi, on Monday said that his basketball camp had produced over 40,000 beneficiaries since inception 20 years ago.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

El-Hadji Diouf: Mo Salah, Sadio Mane complement each other at Liverpool

Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

FBI burst: Nigeria to repatriate funds stolen by fraudsters – NFIU

The Federal Government has begun the process of repatriating funds allegedly stolen by Nigerian fraudsters from individuals and corporate organisations in the United States of America and other parts of Europe.

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