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Several dozen civilians have been shot dead by gunmen who raided an area in northeastern Mali near the border with Niger, local officials and a Touareg self-defence group told AFP Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, thanked the government and people of Switzerland for their support in resuscitating the economy, especially the return of illegally stolen funds.
A General Assembly resolution put forward by the United States condemning the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza, have failed to be adopted by the UN Member States.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has launched a new framework to coordinate efforts across the peace and security, humanitarian, human rights and sustainable development sectors.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine against any “reckless acts” on Tuesday after Kiev declared martial law in response to Moscow’s seizure of three of its navy vessels.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an “outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory” .
Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, says Nigeria’s experience in Sierra Leone and Liberia has taught the country a lot about peacekeeping.
In Burkina Faso, a country struggling to contain jihadist violence, education is one of the victims of the insurgency, with hundreds of schools closed, teachers in hiding and pupils kept indoors over the fear of attacks.
A joint military operation by UN and Congolese troops to rout rebel forces from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Democratic Republic of Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Friday.
The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts.
Eight United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN Security Council said on Thursday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that US sanctions announced last week have had no effect on Iran's economy because Washington had already practically reimposed them earlier.
Russia and China on Monday refused to back a UN resolution that will allow the Security Council to slap sanctions on perpetrators of rape and sexual violence in Libya.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.
The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
Coach Kabiru Baleria has said Kano Pillars are gradually taking shape ahead of the new season after the huge disappointment of losing the Aiteo Cup final to Enugu Rangers.
The Court of Appeal in Benin City, Edo State, has granted an appeal seeking to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include names of Nigerians in various prisons in the country in the voter register.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.
Absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stalls the trial of former Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.