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Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, expressed the resolve of the Federal Government to lift 90 million Nigerians currently living in poverty across the country.

A signed pair of Muhammad Ali’s boxing gloves belonging to a British family he befriended on a visit to the North East in 1977 are among memorabilia expected to fetch up to £15,000 at auction.

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Saddique Abubakar, said the military had substantially contained emerging banditry in some parts of the country in addition to the successes recorded in the fight against insurgency in the North East.

The Federal Government says it is committed to partnering key stakeholders, including United States Institute of Peace in designing effective and durable strategies for a peaceful and secured North-East.