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Boko Haram: US gives $54 million to Nigeria, others

The U.S. has released $54 million in addition to humanitarian assistance to Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and the four countries affected by the Boko Haram violence.

Rights abuses, impunity hinder our full partnership with Nigeria – US

The United States has said human rights abuses and impunity by the military hinders its ability to fully partner with Nigeria on security related issues.

Nigeria praises commonwealth’s role in anti-corruption fight

The Nigerian government has praised the Commonwealth’s role in supporting its fight against corruption.

NFIU: GIABA pledges support for EFCC

The Inter-Governmental Action against Money Laundering in West Africa has pledged support for efforts by the Economic and Finacial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Nigerian Government to ensure the lifting of the suspension of the Nigerain Finacial Intelligence Unit from the Egmont Group in the shortest time possible.

IPOB: Ohanaeze insists on restructuring

The President of the group, John Nwodo, who stated this also said it was discriminatory and overhanded to tag the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist group.

Why there are many illegal firearms in Nigeria – expert

A front-line security consultant and former British police officer, Vince Onyekwelu, has said the recent seizure of arms, especially pump-action rifles, by the Nigerian Customs Service, paints a worrisome picture.

Letter to Nnamdi Kanu

We have never met. I only know you by reputation and I have had cause in the last year to write on your activities within the public arena and offer my own views about you, your persona, and your interventions in the Nigerian debate. I sincerely hope you would get to read this letter wherever you may be, that is assuming you are still alive.

Adebutu berates Ogun govt over ‘misplaced priority’

A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Nigerian Government has classified the country into first, second and third classes, thereby fueling agitation for succession led by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Anambra youths threaten to shut down Southeast over IPOB, restructuring

Anambra Youth Movement, AYM, on Sunday said it would liaise with youths from other South-East states to shut down the region over the onslaught against the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, ‎as well as refusal of Nigerian government to heed calls for restructuring.

IPOB: Okorocha is not Igbo – Kanu’s brother

Emmanuel, the brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has insisted that Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha is not Igbo.

Social media, Dambazau and Biafra agitation

Today, virtually every Nigerian who knows how to operate a handset is either a blogger or an online journalist without clear identity or known address. This is even when such individual do not know the elementary rudiments of journalism or writing.

Fed govt committed to favourable investment climate – Onyeama tells investors

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has assured investors of the Nigerian government’s commitment to providing a favourable investment climate to ensure high returns.

Chatham House: Mimiko advises fed govt to prioritise maternal healthcare

The immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has advised the Nigerian Government to pay critical attention to the high rate of maternal mortality in the country.

Fed govt to reveal account details of IPOB sponsors

The Nigerian Government had through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said that France was the headquarters of IPOB’s funding. But the European country on Thursday said it had no knowledge of IPOB’s presence in France.

France unaware of financial support to IPOB

France has expressed commitment to the unity of Nigeria and denied allegations that it is the headquarters of sources of funds of secessionists.

IPOB asks fed govt, Southeast govs to produce Kanu within 7 days

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, last night gave the federal government ans South East governors seven days to produce its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, or be prepared to face consequences that would come from the group.

Fed govt pledges to end industrial actions

The Federal Government has pledged to work to settle the grievances of workers and fulfill agreements reached in order to make strikes a thing of the past.

How fed govt failed to shut down Radio Biafra – Lai

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has admitted that the Nigerian government failed in its attempt to shut down Radio Biafra.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.