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WFP warns of famine threat in northeast Nigeria

20 March 2018, 7:18 AM

Despite security challenges ravaging the north eastern states of Nigeria, the World Food Programme says new data shows that the situation for extremely vulnerable families, has improved further in the past six months due to sustained humanitarian assistance.

Nigeria skips African summit in blow to free trade deal

19 March 2018, 6:33 AM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the African Union summit in Rwanda this week.

Nigeria’s Buhari says no rest until last kidnapped girl released

17 March 2018, 7:44 AM

Nigeria’s president told the parents of 110 abducted schoolgirls on Wednesday he had ordered all military and security agencies to search for them, in his first visit to their home town since suspected Islamist militants took them a month ago.

Nigeria’s Buhari sacks head of Niger Delta amnesty programme

13 March 2018, 9:46 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the head of an amnesty programme for former militants in the country’s oil and gas-producing heartland, amid allegations of graft. Funding of the former Niger Delta militants under the 2009 amnesty has been key to maintaining relative stability in the southern region and preventing attacks on energy facilities in Africa’s […]

Nigeria to demolish market for Akanu Ibiam Airport expansion

13 March 2018, 4:25 PM

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has to demolish a market to allow for the expansion of Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu.



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