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The high economic cost of violence against children in Nigeria was revealed in a report launched jointly on Thursday by UNICEF and the federal government in Abuja.
The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at about $6.1 billion, which is equivalent to about 1.07 per cent of the country’s GDP.
Cambodia has lashed out at Germany for suspending preferential visas for private travel by Cambodian government officials, following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha and the dissolution of the main opposition party.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has voiced its condemnation of reported post-election violence in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and destruction of property in the state.
Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.
Senior lawyer Femi Falana was locked in a verbal war with the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday night over the continuous detention of #RevolutionNow activist Omoyele Sowore, despite Sowore meeting the bail condition prescribed by the court.
The Anambra State Police Command it has smashed a kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state; and has arrested two suspected top members.
The birthplace of Adolf Hitler in Austria will be used by the police, Austria’s Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, putting an end to discussions about the proper use of the building.
India on Thursday celebrated the 130th birthday of its first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
In its effort to combat the menacing occurrences of measles and meningitis among children, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), World Health Organisation (WHO), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance have kicked off a campaign to reach more than 28 million children with lifesaving vaccines.