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The Advisor, Civil-military Relations of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Major General Moses Obi (Rtd), has enjoined all Boki indigenes to embrace peace as they mark the annual New Yam Festival.
Vast swathes of southeastern Myanmar lie under floodwaters that have already forced tens of thousands to flee their homes as the death toll from a massive landslide hit 59, firefighters said Monday.
Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Thousands of people in remote areas of storm-lashed Mozambique were homeless Saturday and bracing for imminent flooding, food and water shortages as Cyclone Kenneth flattened entire villages, leaving rescuers struggling to reach them.
The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 on Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence in the North-East since November, 2018.
The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it has spent about $70 million in various humanitarian projects in the north eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (COHA) has spent 70 million dollars in providing humanitarian assistance in the north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
A surge in Boko Haram violence has forced several major aid agencies to suspend operations in part of western Chad, leaving tens of thousands of people without food and health services for weeks, the United Nations said.
More than 500 people have died from cholera in the Lake Chad region since the start of the year, representing the worst outbreak to hit the area in four years, the UN said on Wednesday.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has called for urgent and strengthened interventions following more reported cases and deaths from the recent cholera outbreak in Borno.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) to desist from associating criminality with Christ.
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the suspension of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) ongoing job recruitment pending determination of a suit filed by one Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi.
The police on Friday dispersed a procession of Islamic Movement in Nigeria members around Wuse Market in Abuja.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmed Abdurrahman, has directed that Sgt. Ebuka Okonkwo face orderly-room trial for alleged involvement in corrupt practices in the discharge of his duty.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, October 18, 2019, arraigned one Muhammad Dangana before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja on a 15-count charge, bordering on criminal diversion of funds, misappropriation and money laundering to the tune of over N587.700million.
His manager, Freddie Cunningham, shared footage on social media of the former heavyweight champion preparing to tuck into a huge chocolate cake.
Declan Rice has dismissed speculation he could leave West Ham for Manchester United as "all talk until something happens".
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued the remaining four students of Government Day Secondary School Gwagwada in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, who were abducted on their way to school on Oct. 10.
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commenced market surveillance in Gombe and its environs to ensure that products, especially wires and cables, sold to the public meet standard.
The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom has nabbed four suspected smugglers in connection with the smuggling of 220 bags of 50kg rice.