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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Boko Haram terrorists’ factions of carrying out grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region over the course of 2018.
United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has raised the alarm that the future of children living in states affected by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region are at risk as the terrorists continue to commit grave violations against them and governments at various levels fail to hold perpetrators accountable.
UNICEF has launched a 3.6 billion dollars emergency appeal for 48 million children in Nigeria and 50 other countries.
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The stockbroking community has reiterated the need to re-constitute the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and accord the commission a status of independence like the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in line with global best practices.
Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The Inter Party Advisory Council on Thursday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider postponing elections in Rivers and Zamfara States because of the internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress.
Flying Eagles influential midfielder Afeez Aremu will miss the remaining matches of the ongoing 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in the Niger Republic due to injury.
Edinson Cavani is likely to miss the first leg of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League encounter with Manchester United, coach Thomas Tuchel told French television on Sunday.