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NBA launches $300m AfDB fund for Niger Basin

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) has launched a 300-million-dollar fund with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for technical and environmental studies to protect the basin from the consequences of climate change.

Niger River authorities warn of flooding in Benin, Nigeria

The Niger Basin Authority issued a warning Saturday of possible flooding in Benin and Nigeria, two countries downstream on the river, which is currently flooding in Niger.

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Governor Fayose: My security men have been withdrawn

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Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas. UN Photo

UN: Herdsmen-farmers conflicts becoming more sophisticated

The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier.

ADC boasts of two million members in Oyo, vows to dislodge APC

Chief Layiwola Olakojo, the Oyo State Coordinator of the African Democratic Congress, claims the party has two million members that will make it win the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Osun guber: 12 APC guber aspirants reject direct primaries

Twelve of the seventeen screened aspirants in the Osun State governorship race have rejected the direct mode of primary election as proclaimed by the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.