A UN official, Dr. Daouda Toure, who disclosed this on Wednesday at a two-day Dialogue in Gombe, said agro-processing equipment support would also be given to another 1,400 Internally Displaced Persons
“I am appalled by reports that hundreds of the recently released female captives were repeatedly raped by Boko Haram militias and compelled to “marry” their captors
Arion explained that aids given to Nigeria by the EU were to fund projects on a pilot scale, while the Nigerian Government was expected to replicate them on a larger scale
Ahua said funds realised from the appeal would help the UN’s humanitarian agencies to relocate refugees away from the conflict border areas and establish additional refugee camps where needed
“There are many reasons to be optimistic about Africa,” said United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Helen Clark. “Steadily increasing revenues have created more opportunities to transform economies and societies, clearing the way for an emergent Africa. The goal of emergence must also embrace the pursuit of greater wellbeing
Ahead of Adamawa governorship bye-election scheduled for October 11, seven political parties and their candidates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Four civilians were killed in the remote north of Cameroon in a cross-border attack by Boko Haram militants, according to state radio.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it had no control over the number of people from the private sector that attend the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, United States of America.
The United Nations has approved the allocation of $3.8 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund to help offset disruptions in aid delivery caused by travel restrictions on Ebola-affected countries.
The Lagos State Police Command, Monday, welcomed its new commissioner of police, Mr. Cornelius Kayode Aderanti.
The worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus will not be halted unless wealthy nations dispatch specialized biological disaster response teams to West Africa to stop its spread
the aggregate case load of Ebola Virus Disease could exceed 20,000 over the course of this emergency
The statement quoted Djinnit as also calling on stakeholders to collectively work and address insurgency in the North-Eastern Nigeria
Said Djinnit, the UN Secretary-General’s Representative for West Africa, gave the indication at a news conference on Thursday in Abuja at the end of his four-day visit to Nigeria
The News Agency of Nigeria quotes the sources as saying that the two countries have agreed that the UN should take a quick action to designate Boko Haram a terror organisation
This was contained in a statement issued by the UN spokesman in New York
Atoyebi said that the partnership to domesticate a new curriculum was
premised on the fact most journalism graduates lacked professional
Prof. Christie Achebe, the late author’s widow; his son, Dr. Chidi Achebe; and other members of the family sat in the front row facing the high table and the casket at the solemn event
However, he stressed that lack of development and the absence of the rule of law allow terrorist groups to recruit across communities and build their ranks
Usman further stated that the Phase 1 of the programme, which was implemented under the 9th EDF in the afore mentioned focal states, ended in June 2011, with a total project cost of 120 million Euros