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Kogi guber: APC youth leaders sign peace pact

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leaders across the 21 Local Government Area Councils in Kogi have signed a peace pact as the governorship election in the state draws close.
The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has called on stakeholders to drive the advocacy for policy on mental health issues.

Mental health: NGO charges stakeholders on advocacy for policy

The Mandate Health Empowerment Initiative (MHEI), an NGO, has called on stakeholders to drive the advocacy for policy on mental health issues.
Abubakar Aliyu

Housing deficit: Ministry urges Shelter Afrique to increase credit facility to Nigeria

The Ministry of Works and Housing has urged Shelter Afrique to increase the funds it planned to invest as part of efforts in addressing Nigeria’s housing deficit.

Encourage youths to see education as key to development – minister

The Minister for Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged civil society and Non-Governmental Organisations in the country to encourage youths to see education as key to development and campaign against drug addiction.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Group wants President Buhari to give women adequate representation

Women For Equity And Fairness Organization Of Nigeria (WEFON), a Non-Governmental organization (NGO), has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to effect changes in his cabinet that will give women adequate representation in the governance of the country in line with National Gender Policy (NGP)
Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.

Sexual harassment: NGO, Ford Foundation partner to develop report application

Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI), an NGO, says it is partnering with the Ford Foundation to develop anti-sexual harassment policy and mobile application for confidential reporting and data generation.
Hungary’s Prime minister Viktor Orban looks on as he is welcomed by French President in the courtyard of the Elysee presidential palace before their meeting on October 11, 2019 in Paris. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN - AFP)

Hungary’s Viktor Orban faces growing heat over climate change

As Hungarians increasingly fret about climate change, right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing growing heat over the government’s perceived ambivalence on a burning issue.
The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Federal government committed to welfare of war veterans, families of fallen heroes – minister

The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has assured that the Federal Government was committed to improving the living standard of war veterans as well as the families of fallen heroes.

Kaduna sexual assault centers record 662 cases of abuse against women, children

Isah Ibrahim, an advocacy advisor with the NGO made the disclosure in Zaria, during a two-day sensitization workshop on Violence Against Children (VAC).
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU interior ministers meet on migrants relocation

European Union (EU) interior ministers are due to meet in Luxembourg on Tuesday, with talks expected to cover a plan to break the deadlock over the distribution of migrants rescued from boats trying to reach the Europe.
Firefighters of Bolivia’s Army patrolling an area where wildfires have destroyed forest at Rancho Grande village in Robore, Bolivia, last month.

Rain extinguishes Bolivia wildfires

Heavy rains have extinguished wildfires which destroyed more than four million hectares of land in eastern Bolivia in recent months, officials said.
The Mariam Ashley Yusuf (MAY) Foundation says it will start sensitisation campaign against human trafficking and sexual abuse to secondary schools in and around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Foundation takes campaign against trafficking, sex abuse to schools

The Mariam Ashley Yusuf (MAY) Foundation says it will start sensitisation campaign against human trafficking and sexual abuse to secondary schools in and around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Nigerian Army rescues 51 civilians from Boko Haram captivity

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued some civilians from Boko Haram captivity and recovered weapons from the insurgents during an attack in Gubio, Borno State, this week.
A survivor of the Nigerian “torture house” raided by police in Kaduna has described being there as “living in hellfire”.

Islamic ‘house of torture’ in Nigeria

Horrific revelations of torture and abuse at a compound billing itself as a Koranic reform school in northern Nigeria have shone a spotlight on Islamic institutes unregulated by the authorities.

Soldiers rescue 57 hostages, kill 2 terrorists, recover arms, ammunitions in Borno

The Nigerian Army said its troops fighting the counter-insurgency war in the North East have killed two terrorists and rescued 51 civilians held hostage by the terrorists.

EFCC goes tougher on NGOs in North-east

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said all not-for-profit organisations moving cash in the North-east must secure clearance from the commission.

NGO trains journalists on election coverage in Kogi

An international non governmental organisation (NGO), Search for Common Ground, working on peace building and conflict transformation, has held a two-day workshop for 30 media practitioners and social media influencers in Kogi State ahead of the November governorship election.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Air Peace chief bags award, to train 1,548 youths on nonviolence, leadership skills

Allen Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, on Thursday in Lagos said he would train 1,548 youths on nonviolence and leadership skills.

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EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

Report: Ibrahim Magu-led EFCC recovers N939.5 billion cash, sends 1636 to jail in four...

Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.

Senator Gobir: Border closure has curtailed arms proliferation, improved security

The Chairman, Senate committee on National Security and Intelligence, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir, on Saturday said the closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government has had a tremendous impact on the security, especially in the northern region.
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Bayelsa guber: APC campaigns take-off Monday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has concluded arrangements to formally commence its campaigns for the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
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Leon Balogun questions VAR in Manchester United vs Liverpool tie

Brighton’s Leon Balogun has questioned the decision of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to chalk off Sadio Mane’s goal in Liverpool’s 1-all draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.