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U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on Tuesday pressed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to end hostilities in the northern Tigray region, citing a “growing number of credible reports of atrocities and human rights violations and abuses.”
Hunainatu Abubakar, one of the abductees from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara, said the abductors asked the captives to pray for them to be good citizens.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has directed that the contract for the construction of 2,500 houses across the state be re-procured.
One of the victims of last Friday’s abduction of Zamfara State Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry and eat them if they misbehaved.
As Islamic State fighters advanced across northern Iraq in 2014, Mazen Shemes’ nine-year-old son was killed by a mortar. The family had to bury him quickly before fleeing the same night, along with thousands of other Christian families.
One of the victims of last Friday’s Zamfara Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, abduction, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry and eat them if they misbehaved.
Residents of Gidan Gimba, a suburb in the Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa, have appealed to the state government to help in fixing the only government-owned primary school in the community.
A devastating oil blowout has grounded fishing occupation at over 10 oil communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area in Delta State.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Minister of Water Resources Engr. Suleiman Adamu, urging him to “clarify the action that his Ministry has taken to address and find the alleged billions missing from the Ministry and its agencies, and if there is relevant admissible evidence of corruption and mismanagement, to refer the allegations to appropriate anti-corruption agencies for investigation and prosecution.”
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, is one of Nigeria’s most respected clergymen. He served as the President of Nigerian Bishops Conference (2012-2018), and currently chairs the Episcopal Conference of West African Catholic Bishops.
Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the north-central state of Niger, while security forces continued to search for more than 300 schoolgirls abducted in a nearby state.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there.
Bangladesh is under “no obligation” to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift for almost two weeks on the Andaman Sea and being assisted by neighbouring India, said Bangladesh foreign minister A.K. Abdul Momen.
Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said on Thursday that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos undergoing repairs, would be totally reopened to traffic ‘’this weekend’’.
Nigerian government maps out 30 grazing reserves for livestock transformation plan project implementation
As the conflict between herders and farmers continues to rage, the Federal Government has disclosed mapping out 30 grazing reserves for implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, as a lasting solution to the crisis.
Apprehension over the fate of 42 students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State has continued to rise. Hopes of an early release of the victims dim as the abductors have continued to talk tough and threatened to starve them to death if ransome is not paid on time.
The last has not been heard of the face-off between the federal government and Niger Delta militants over the continual marginalization of the people of the Niger Delta region.
The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC) has sealed 14 packaged water production factories in the state for falling short of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said the students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State kidnapped by bandits last Wednesday were being kept in Birni Gwari, Kaduna State, by their abductors.
There was a fire outbreak at a section of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos on Wednesday.
Bishop Wale Oke, Founder of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been elected the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dogo Shammah, has said that the achievements of Governor Abdullahi Sule and the pace for good...
VP Osinbajo urges international community not to block financing for gas investments in developing...
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has appealed to the international community not to block adequate financing for gas projects in Nigeria and other developing countries.
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the local government elections earlier scheduled for May 15, 2021.
The North East Development Commission has flagged off the reconstruction of Kudzum, Dilechim and Wuro-Ngaindi Bridges destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in Adamawa State.
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has responded to criticism from LeBron James, insisting that "athletes unite the world, politics divides the world".
The FCT Hospital Management Board (HMB) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration has decried incessant attacks on health workers in its hospitals by relatives of patients.
The Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) has lamented the rising cost of paper in Nigeria, warning that the situation could worsen unemployment in the country.
A very competent source told newsmen that the abductees are on their way to Minna and should be in the Niger State capital in a couple of hours.