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The United Nations’ top envoy for Libya has said that renegade General Khalifa Haftar tried to stage a coup when he issued an arrest warrant for Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
ECOWAS is developing modalities to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the region, officials have said.
Mr Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, has called on Federal Government to protect up to 10,000 women, men and children who were forced to relocate to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno, from a town 40km.
More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the West African nation.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-ravaged North-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says it urgently requires 50 million dollars from the 840 million dollar humanitarian response appeal to tackle new cases of displacement.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence in the North-East since November, 2018.
More than 7.1 million of the 13.4 million people Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states are facing the brunt of terrorists’ attacks, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA), has said.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says escalating attacks by non-state armed groups suspected to be Boko Haram are triggering new displacements in northeast Nigeria, especially Borno.
Ethiopia's parliament on Tuesday approved the creation of a reconciliation commission as the government seeks to end intercommunal ethnic violence, state-affiliated Fana radio said.
UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has told a top panel on humanitarian aid that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.
The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies are set to debate at least two scenarios that would increase oil production beyond current levels, according to sources.
The future of Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi could lie in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires and the blue and yellow of Boca Juniors.
The University of Benin (UNIBEN) on Saturday matriculated 11,772 students who were offered provisional admission.
Dr Gbenga Ogunfowokan, the SOFPON Chairman, FCT/Keffi Chapter, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja in commemoration of the World Family Doctors Day (WFD), marked on May 19 annually.
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Traffic Services, VIO, says pasting “For Sale” sticker on moving vehicles as a way of marketing is illegal and a violation of the law.
Alabama’s governor signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark US Supreme Court decision establishing a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy.
Lagos State High Court, yesterday, adjourned the trial of a businessman, Babatunde Rabiu, who allegedly defrauded his partner, Musa Idris, of N100 million.
Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Nigerian Army of running illegal bunkering in Rivers State.
Nigerian singer, songwriter, and recording artist, Asa Elemide a.k.a Asa has released her first single, “The Beginning,’’ after five-year hiatus.
Stakeholders in the environment sector in Lagos State on Thursday lauded the state House of Assembly for proposing an amendment to the Environmental law to empower the Lagos State Waste Management Authority.