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Denmark, World Bank withdraw aid from Tanzania over rights concerns

Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold 10 million dollars worth of aid funds, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments’’ made by a government official.

Denmark to increase financial contribution to UNAIDS by one third

UNAIDS has expressed its sincere appreciation to Denmark for its long-standing support and welcomes its decision to increase its core contributions to UNAIDS.

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for sustained aid to eliminate the world's worst poverty.

Denmark, Nigeria to tackle irregular migration

Danish Development Cooperation Minister Ulla Tornæs, on Wednesday, expressed her country’s determination to assist Nigeria tackle irregular migration from the country to Denmark and Europe.

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Central bank clarifies cashless policy transaction charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits. The Central Bank of Nigeria says the transaction charges on deposit and withdrawal in furtherance of implementation of its cashless policy is on the amount in excess of the set limits.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

President Buhari: Climate change is a human-induced phenomenon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in New York announced robust plans and initiatives by his administration to reverse the negative effects of climate change in Nigeria.

Federal government begins trial of train services on Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge November

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the ambition of the federal government is to begin free ride on Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line by November.
The police discovered that the company’s director, Sherry Bray, and another member of staff Christopher Ashford had illegally accessed the footage.

Two jailed over online image of footballer Sala’s body

Two people were jailed on Monday for illegally accessing CCTV footage of the post-mortem of footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January, and posting images online.
The National-State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.

Tribunal sacks Benue deputy speaker

The National/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, has nullified the election of Chris Adaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2019 Ohimini State Constituency election.