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UN allocates $15m to fight hunger in North-East Nigeria

United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Chief, Mark Lowcock has allocated a total of $15million emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in Northeast Nigeria. A total of $100million was allocated to stave off hunger in seven countries: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen. The world body […]

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Ezekwesili reacts to Bakare’s claims she rejected being Buhari’s running mate

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has said that senior pastor of the Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, was right she rejected being President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate in 2011. The former minister responded to the pastor’s claims via a Twitter post where she revealed a lot of people had been asking if it […]

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ASUU strike: Ngige gives update after meeting with Buhari

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said the integrity test being conducted on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAs) software being proposed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, would last between six and eight months. ASUU has been on strike in protest against the Federal Government’s preferred Integrated Payroll and […]

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PDP is Nigeria’s best friend – Atiku speaks amid Umahi’s defection to APC

Former presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has described his party as the best friend Nigeria could have. Atiku made the remark while insisting that all geopolitical zones in the country are adequately represented in PDP. The former Vice President stated this in a post on his Facebook page. He also […]

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2023: Umahi defected to APC for presidential ticket, He’ll be disappointed – Deji Adeyanju

Popular human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has reacted to the defection of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Adeyanju disclosed that Umahi defected to APC to pursue his presidential ambition but President Muhammadu Buhari will hand over to a Northerner. The convener of Concerned […]

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Boko Haram: NAF clears air on terrorists shooting down UN helicopter in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force has refuted reports that Boko Haram insurgents shot down a United Nations, UN, helicopter in Borno State. Reports had it that five people were killed in the crash that occured in Banki, Borno State, on Tuesday. However, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, described the report […]

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Umahi’s defection: PDP has been fair to Ndigbo – Wike replies Ebonyi Gov

The quest by Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, to be the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in 2023 led to his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has claimed. Wike said committed members of the PDP were not surprised that Governor Umahi formally defected to the APC, […]