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United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The world would move from COVID-19 pandemic this year to hunger pandemic in 2021, David Beasly, Head of the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned.
Pastor Peters Omoragbon, the National Conscience Party (NCP) governorship candidate in Edo State, has pledged that he will put an end to hunger and starvation in Edo State if elected into power.
The National Association of Bureau De Change (BDCs), Sokoto state chapter, has appealed to the Federal Government to deepen local rice production to achieve national food security.
World Food Program, WFP, the U.N. food agency has warned that the world is “on the brink of a hunger pandemic,” as it struggles to contain COVID-19.
Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has alleged that the Nigerian armed forces have killed more civilians in this Coronavirus period than the virus itself.
A pan-Igbo grassroots socio-cultural organisation, Imeobi Igbo Forum, has advised the South-East governors to embrace unified lockdown procedures and programmes within the zone to check the spread of Coronavirus.
A Kaduna-based NGO, Carelink Resource Foundation, has called on the Federal Government to compel DSTV and other digital pay television and telecom companies to reduce their subscription charges.
Some Lagos residents on Friday expressed worry at the opening of some shops in markets, saying that it was generating crowd that could spread coronavirus.
Mr. Buba Mafindi, the chairman of the Taraba state Planning Commission has disclosed that over 35million Nigerians are facing imminent starvation due to insecurity and desertification.
A social cultural organisation of the Igala people of Kogi state, Ojuju Agbadufu Igala, has asked the Ata Igala and Chairman of the Kogi state Council of Chiefs, Dr. Michael Oboni, to suspend the planned conferment of a chieftaincy title on Governor Yahaya Bello.
A seven-year-old boy from the Madubi Local Government Area of Kano State has lost his life after spending about three years in chains and starvation.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his directive to the CBN.
The UN food agency on Tuesday launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has sent a strong message to the Shepherd-In-Charge of the Genesis Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Prophet Israel Oladele, who was sent to jail some days ago on charges that has to do with fraud.
Former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Henry Seriake Dickson, has vowed to do everything possible to track down and punish those who invaded his country home in Toru-Orua in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State last Wednesday and killed a police inspector guarding the house.
North Macedonia will go to a major tournament for the first time in their history after a Goran Pandev goal gave the Balkan nation a 1-0 win away to Georgia in their Euro 2020 qualifying play-off final on Thursday.
Toward boosting the morale of Police Officers across the country, owing to the heavy damages inflicted on the Police both in the killing of over 22 officers, injuries to many others and destruction of Police Stations, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has endorsed the promotion of 82, 779 junior rank and file officers.
Abia State Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede, assured that families of policemen in Abia who lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest would be compensated.