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Boko Haram's abduction of 110 girls in northeast Nigeria has prompted fresh fears about safety at schools, nearly four years after a similar kidnapping led to promises of better security.
Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.
The National Economic Council, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to withdraw $1bn from the $2.3bn currently in the Excess Crude Account and use it to fight insurgency in the North-East.
The Senate said yesterday that the N45 billion earmarked for the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative, PCNI, in the 2017 fiscal year was a far cry from what the body needed to carry out its mandate effectively.
That African Union Commission has donated $100,000 to the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative to assist its rebuilding efforts in the North East.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.
The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.
At least 10 subsistence miners were killed when a mine dump collapsed in Zambia’s second-largest city and copperbelt mining hub Kitwe on Wednesday, police said.
Four persons were reportedly killed and ten others missing in a Wednesday night attack on Gashes district, Barkinladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Federal Government has budget over N5.30bn for the National Grazing Reserve Development, while N25.1 billion is for the promotion and development of Value Chain across more than thirty different commodities.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s parliament will, at President Joseph Kabila’s request, hold a special session to consider legislation providing legal protection for former presidents, lawmakers said.
Fault lines in Germany's defence have been visible in recent games and Sunday's 1-0 World Cup defeat to Mexico should not really be seen as a surprise, defender Mats Hummels has said.