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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.
Gombe state has been selected for the implementation of the United States Agency for International Development-funded state2state governance programme through the Development Alternative Initiative (DAI) to support the state’s reform efforts of making service delivery efficient and accountable.
At least six journalists and one media worker were arrested – with four held for more than two days – and another was harassed while covering anti-government protests by civil society groups and opposition parties in the capital, Luanda, on October 24, according to news reports and Teixeira Candido, secretary general of the Union of Angolan Journalists (SJA), who spoke with CPJ via messaging app. All those detained were released without charge, Candido said.
A total of 156 episodes of anti-corruption radio drama series tagged Shugabanci, produced for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by Moving Image Limited and funded MacArthur Foundation were on Friday, October 23, 2020 presented to the EFCC management at a brief ceremony in the agency’s headquarters, Abuja.
Amnesty International Kenya, International Justice Mission Kenya, Haki Africa, and the Kituo cha Sheria have filed a petition asking for monetary compensation for five victims of brutality as police enforced a Covid-19 curfew.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has indicated interest to work with Mercy Corps, an International Non-Governmental Organization, on peacebuilding in Nigeria.
Mercy Corps, an NGO, is training community leaders in troubled Kajuru Local Government in Kaduna State on peace building and reconciliation as part of efforts to end recurring conflicts in the area.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has promised to ensure that total peace returns to the state before his tenure expires in 2023.
The Community Initiatives to Promote Peace (CIPP) project on Thursday trained journalists in Katsina state on conflict-sensitive journalism to check the spread of hate speech and fake news.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.
The federal government has temporarily lifted the ban on the activities of Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps in the north-east.
The United Nations on Friday said two nongovernmental organisations; Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps whose activities in the North-East were suspended by the military in September will be allowed to return to the region in a few days time.
The federal government will henceforth monitor and evaluate activities of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the North-East to ensure compliance among them.
The Nigerian army has closed the offices of aid group Mercy Corps in the country’s restive northeast, the organisation said on Wednesday, the second international charity to be shut down this month.
The European Union has launched two projects with €26 million funding support to assist 52,000 households in Yobe state.
The European Union (EU) has said it has launched €26 million (Euros) project in Yobe state to strengthen recovery and resilience of internally displaced persons and other vulnerable groups.
Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv, has called for the integration of crop and livestock farming to checkmate the clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the country.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned it may not be possible to contain the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) latest Ebola outbreak to two affected provinces in the country's east if violent attacks on health workers and treatment centres continue.
The killing of Faye Mooney, a Briton, and others at Kajuru Castle in Kaduna State is a manifestation of a failing state, Shehu Sani, Kaduna Central Senator has said.
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The United States will grant Tunisia $500 million in aid to finance infrastructure and other projects and talks are also advanced on a loan guarantee, Tunisian finance minister Ali Kooli told Reuters on Monday.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna Council, has said Governor Nasir-el-Rufai has sacked over 50,000 workers from 2017 to date.
Nigeria forward Cyriel Dessers may push to leave Belgian club Genk this summer.
NICON Insurance Limited had denied owing the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) any legacy fund.
The Agbekoya Hunters and Farmers Society, a foremost professional group of farmers and hunters in the southwest region of Nigeria created in 1939, has given reasons why its members may join in the agitations for the creation of a Yoruba Republic.
The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Monday donated some food items to support some Muslim families in the on-going Ramadan fasting in the country.
Super Eagles player Wilfred Ndidi has celebrated his FA Cup title win by dedicating the victory to his daughter, Jaina.
A rights group, International Society for Civil Rights and the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has alleged that a total of 1,460 Christians have been killed in Nigeria between January and April.
The former Senator who represented Imo East Senatorial district, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to assent to the South-East Development Commission’s Bill, SEDC, before him (Buhari) as one of the ways to respond to the call for national dialogue by the Southern governors.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops and men of the Nigeria Police Force repelled an attack by bandits on Magama Central Mosque in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State.