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UN: Cash economy fuelling Boko Haram activities

The predominance of the cash economy is a major factor fuelling the nefarious activities of the Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the Lake Chad Basin region, a UN report has revealed.
The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started - Reuters

UN Security Council condemns Boko Haram attacks

The UN Security Council said it remained concerned at the security and humanitarian situation caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and other armed groups in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.

Cameroon commended on its generosity to Nigerian refugees

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has commended Cameroon for its generosity towards the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to escape the destructive activities of Boko Haram terrorists.

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Plateau Command, on Wednesday said it had deployed 2,000 of its men and officers in the state to ensure a crime-free and peaceful Yuletide.
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Enugu DisCo assures South-East of improved electricity supply

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has assured its numerous customers in the South-East geo-political zone of improved electricity supply and technical support during the Yuletide.

Yakubu Dogara urges Muhammadu Buhari to constitute North East Development Commission

Yakubu Dogara, House of Representatives Speaker, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute the North East Development Commission (NEDC) so that the region can be developed and the people there reintegrated.