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UN threatens sanctions for using hunger as weapon of war

With famine on the rise worldwide, the United Nations Security Council threatened sanctions yesterday against governments, armies and rebels that block humanitarian aid from reaching civilians in war zones.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa’s first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen was Thursday placed on a UN blacklist for killing and maiming children, drawing fresh calls from rights groups to step up pressure on Riyadh over the conflict.

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NDLEA burns 110,542 tonnes of cannabis in Ondo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ondo State on Thursday destroyed drugs weighing 110,542 tonnes.

Governor Fayose: President Buhari will lose if 2019 election is free and fair

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says president Muhammadu Buhari will lose if the 2019 election is free and fair.

Osun guber: Police to ensure synergy with security agencies

The police said on Thursday that they would ensure synergy with other security agencies in providing adequate security during the September 22 governorship poll in Osun.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria needs home-grown innovations

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for home-grown technologies, innovations and creative ideas that would assist the country in solving its challenges.

Senator Ladoja: No good govt in Oyo, Osun since Prince Oyinlola and I exited...

Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday said that since ex-Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and himself left the government in 2010 and 2007 respectively in Osun and Oyo, there had been no good governance in both states.