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Vast swathes of southeastern Myanmar lie under floodwaters that have already forced tens of thousands to flee their homes as the death toll from a massive landslide hit 59, firefighters said Monday.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, strongly condemns the multiple suicide bombings that claimed the lives of no fewer than 30 civilians and injured more than 40 others on Sunday evening in Mandarari community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
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”.
France midfielder N’Golo Kante is a doubt for Chelsea’s trip to Norwich on Saturday, with manager Frank Lampard confirming he has been carrying an ankle sprain which forced him to miss training all week.
Organised Labour in the nation’s Power Industry, has written to the new Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, welcoming him to the sector and setting agenda on generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for him.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed door with traditional rulers from the Northern parts of the country at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino is unsure whether Victor Wanyama will be a Tottenham Hotspur player at the end of the European transfer window.
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Mr Agboola Ajayi, has denied a report that he is dumping the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to contest the 2020 governorship election against his boss, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The family of Abubakar Idris, a lecturer with the Federal University, Dutsinma in Katsina State who was abducted on August 2, 2019 has appealed for help to rescue him.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.
At the opening hearing of his fraud trial earlier this month, Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian entrepreneur held in America over an $11 million fraud, asked to see a public health dental hygienist.
Brahim Diaz is set for another spell on the sidelines after suffering an abdominal injury, Real Madrid have confirmed.