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Famous international singer and DJ, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola (aka DJ Cuppy) on Wednesday visited internally displaced persons’ camp in Maiduguri, Borno State. 1

DJ Cuppy visits IDP camp in Maiduguri — in pictures

The Picture shows where she was cheering up children during her visit to victims of conflict at the Save the Children Stabilisation Center in Maiduguri, Borno State.

NGO urges Kaduna government to back six months maternity leave with law

An NGO, Save the Children International (SCI), has called on the Kaduna State Government to issue a circular to back the implementation of the six months maternity leave granted to working mothers in the state’s public service.
Officials in a northern Indian state are investigating whether sex-selective abortions have been conducted after government data revealed not a single girl was born in 132 villages in the last three months.

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Officials in a northern Indian state are investigating whether sex-selective abortions have been conducted after government data revealed not a single girl was born in 132 villages in the last three months.

NGO gives 300,000 residents N3,500 each in Borno

A non governmental organisation, Save the Children, yesterday, said 300,000 people have benefitted from its N3, 500 cash transfer project; to help them recover from the effect of crises in Borno.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU launches €26 million recovery programmes for 52,000 households in Yobe

The European Union has launched two projects with €26 million funding support to assist 52,000 households in Yobe state.
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EU inaugurates €26 million recovery project in Yobe

The European Union (EU) has said it has launched €26 million (Euros) project in Yobe state to strengthen recovery and resilience of internally displaced persons and other vulnerable groups.
Gov. Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno has vowed to send out of the state any International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGOs) undermining the interest of government toward achieving peace in the state after 10 years of Boko Haram insurgency.

Governor Umara criticises some NGOs for inflating number of projects for IDPs

Gov. Babagana Umara of Borno on Saturday criticised some NGOs for inflating the number of projects they claimed to have constructed for internally displaced persons in the state.

Report: Teenage girls to deliver over 70 million babies by 2030

If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.

Report: 672 Nigerian children lost to 2017 bombings

No fewer than 672 children were killed or maimed in Nigeria during bomb explosions in 2017, particularly by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East region of the country.

Report: Conflict claims over 100,000 babies in Nigeria, other countries annually

At least 550,000 babies reportedly died as a result of armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in the 10 worst-affected countries, according to a new report by an international nongovernmental organisation, Save the Children.

Save the Children: 100,000 babies die every year because of conflict

At least 550,000 are said to have died as a result armed conflict between 2013 and 2017 in Nigeria and nine other affected countries according to a new analysis.
A United States State Department spokesman has called the bombing earlier this week of a Save the Children-supported hospital in Yemen awful and urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to conduct an investigation.

US calls for probe into Yemen hospital bombing

A United States State Department spokesman has called the bombing earlier this week of a Save the Children-supported hospital in Yemen "awful" and urged the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to conduct an investigation.
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Italy’s deputy premier Matteo Salvini threatens to sue migant rescuers

Italy’s deputy premier and interior minister Matteo Salvini said Sunday he was gathering legal evidence against the crew of a Dutch-flagged rescue ship as calls grew for 47 migrants to be allowed to land.

Boat carrying over 300 migrants rescued off Libya docks in Spain

A charity rescue vessel carrying 311 mainly African migrants plucked off Libya docked in Spain Friday, ending a traumatic journey which saw them spending Christmas at sea and several European nations denying the ship entry.

Save the Children partners Jigawa government on women training

Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.

270,000 children risk starvation in South Sudan

At least 270,000 children in South Sudan are severely malnourished and face greater risk of starvation, with some 20,000 expected to die from extreme hunger before the end of year, aid group Save the Children warned on Thursday.
An earthquake-affected child drinks water at a makeshift camp in Palu in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi on October 4, 2018, following the September 28 earthquake and tsunami. A total of 1,424 people have been confirmed dead and over 2,500 injured after the monster earthquake struck, sending destructive waves barrelling into Sulawesi island. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies trickled in to shattered communities.
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Cholera outbreak: WHO launches second vaccination drive in Yemen

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country.

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Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

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Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.