President Buhari, who received the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres at the Presidential Villa, noted that the country and the African continent were already concerned that the attention on Russia and Ukraine would crowd out other issues, but the ongoing visit of the UN scribe clearly showed that “the world has not forgotten us.”
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Chairperson of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen, made the announcement at the Nobel Institute in Oslo on Friday.
Speaking at the launch, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, said the programme would cushion the effect of the pandemic through stepped-up action to protect the very vulnerable.
WFP’s senior spokesperson, Elisabeth Byrs, stated this on Tuesday, according to a report by the United Nations
The concert will be streamed on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel on May 25 at 18:00 CAT and broadcast on the network’s TV channels in Africa at 21:00 CAT.
As the COVID-19 crisis pushes up levels of hunger among the global poor, the World Food Programme and UNICEF are urging national governments to prevent devastating nutrition and health consequences for the 370 million children missing out on school meals amid school closures.
WFP said it will maintain its vital lifesaving assistance in Nigeria under the new strategic blueprint
No fewer than 19 United Nations officials were aboard the Ethiopian airplane that crashed on Sunday, the UN Department of Safety and Security in Kenya has said.
The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a contribution of $500,000 from the Republic of Korea that will provide one month of food assistance for nearly 125,000 food-insecure people in the conflicted-affected North East Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.
The head of a major UN agency, who was nominated to the post by the Trump administration, said on Tuesday that he believes climate change to be a global threat.
The World Food Programme together with its partner, INTERSOS, has distributed fuel-efficient stoves to 7,340 displaced families receiving WFP food assistance in the town of Banki, Nigeria’s Borno State.
The World Food Programme says it has spent 126 million dollars to provide food aid in various forms, to 1.2 million people, in 16 Northern Nigerian states, since 2017.
Using a “twin track” approach, FAO is providing enough seed and fertilizer to produce up to eight months’ worth of food during the 2018 rainy season, while WFP covers the food needs of households until these crucial harvests in September.
WFP Representative and Country Director in Nigeria, Myrta Kaulard, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Programme highlighted the extremely critical importance of humanitarian support for affected countries
Major General Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, gave the clarification in a Short Service Message to the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Kidah, who said that the exercise was in conjunction with World Food Programme and Food and Agriculture Organisation, said the beneficiaries were trained under skill acquisition programme of the NGO.
NEMA has confirmed the death in a statement on Friday
He said: “Unidentified men attacked staff of the International Medical Corps at Gubio IDP camp in Maiduguri. IMC is a client to WFP.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about two million persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency are taking shelter in various camps in Maiduguri and other liberated communities in the North East