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Human trafficking

UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

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The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria to provide unhindered access to legal services to victims...
dollars

AfDB supports Ghana’s COVID-19 response with US$69 million grant

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The African Development Fund (ADF) approved on Friday, a 69 million U.S. dollars financing support for Ghana's response to the outbreak of the new...
train

Nigeria to resume train services after months of shutdown

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Nigeria will resume its train services after months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi said Saturday. ...
Nigeria

Better to Be a “Nigger” from Nigeria

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A Message to the Oppressed Racists used to call African Americans "niggers" in order to remind them that they were abducted from Africa – from...
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Nigeria de-radicalizes 601 repentant Boko Haram fighters

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Nigeria on Saturday released 601 ex-Boko Haram members after undergoing six months de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program in northeast Gombe State. ...
Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills 5 aid workers in Nigeria

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Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday released a video showing the killing of five humanitarian workers who were recently abducted in Nigeria's restive Borno state. ...
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10 killed in Nigeria village attack

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Armed gunmen on Monday evening invaded Gora Gan village in Zango-Kataf area of northern Kaduna state, killing 10 people, including the village head, a...
Mapping Africa

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases hit 612,586

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 612,586 as of Wednesday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
Agra Webinar

Securing the 2020 cropping season amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Nigeria (AGRA) had a Webinar on “Securing the 2020 Cropping Season in the face of Covid-19 Pandemic”....
Covid

COVID-19 cases surge in Nigeria as total cases hit 33,153

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Nigeria continued to witness rapidly rising COVID-19 cases with the country reporting 595 new cases on Monday night, bringing the country's total to...
accident

10 killed in south Nigeria road accident

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Ten people were confirmed killed when a bus and a truck had a head-on collision on a busy road in south Nigeria, the police...
Big Brother Naija Season

Big Brother Naija Season 5 Premieres July 19 On GOtv

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Season 5 of the popular TV reality show in Africa, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), will premiere Sunday, 19 July. Viewers on DStv and GOtv...
The ferry sank within two hours - it is still not clear why it capsized

Death toll rises to 7 in Nigeria boat capsize

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The number of people killed in Friday's capsizing of a boat in Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, has risen to seven, a local official said...
In a sign of the continent’s increasing importance for Russia, its president, Vladimir Putin, held the first Russia-Africa summit in October 2019

Russia Bringing Nuclear Power to Rwanda and Other African Nations

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Resolving Libya Crisis Requires New Thinking Ignoring the geo-political overtones from Deutsche Welle (see link below), the article does discuss Russia’s role in helping Africa...
Gunmen

4 killed in attack by gunmen in north Nigeria

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The police in Nigeria's northwest region on Saturday confirmed four people were killed and many others wounded in an attack by gunmen. ...

Google for Nonprofits: unveiled in Ghana and Nigeria

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Ghanaian and Nigerian nonprofits will now be able to join the Google for Nonprofits program. Get access to a number of Google's paid products,...
witch camp

Ending Witch Persecution and Gender-based Violence in Nigeria

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There has been a nationwide protest against gender-based violence in Nigeria. This protest has been used to raise awareness about rape, and to mobilize...
kidnapped in Nigeria

The Importance of 2023 In Current Nigerian Politics

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Everything happening in Nigeria now is about 2023 even though this is 2020. It is clear that Nigerians are now doubting the health, the...
Nigerian Economy

Why Nigeria Can’t Diversify Her Economy

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The Buhari administration’s early pronouncement during its first tenure had made many to suppose diversification of the Nigeria economy to be one of the...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Political and Electrical Power Systems In Nigeria

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During my first lesson in power system planning, the lecturer walked in and said, “to develop a country, one of the first things a...
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Windstorm kills 6, destroys 600 houses in northern Nigeria

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A heavy windstorm on Thursday killed six people and destroyed at least 600 houses in Nigeria's northern state of Kano, an official said. ...
Rape

Nigeria to launch nationwide campaign against rape

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Nigeria is set to launch a national campaign against rape and gender-based violence in the country, said Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture,...
terrorist

Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Nigeria

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The Security Council has strongly condemned the multiple terrorist attacks last week in Nigeria, which together resulted in at least 120 killed and many...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

CLEEN Foundation Wages War Against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence amidst COVID-19

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As a matter of urgency, CLEEN Foundation has called for the government's action against perpetrators of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria amidst...
Covid

Nigeria plans to evacuate 1,000 citizens stranded abroad

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Nigeria plans to evacuate 1,000 citizens abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic this week, an official with the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) said Monday. ...

82 bodies recovered following Boko Haram attacks in NE Nigeria

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About 82 bodies had been recovered so far from four attacks in three different locations by suspected Boko Haram militants in a state in...
Covid Case

Nigerian government laments rising cases of COVID-19 as tally exceeds 14,000

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The Nigerian government has said it is worried by the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country, as over 600...
Gunmen

Gunmen kill 70 in NE Nigeria, target their funerals

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More than 70 civilians have been killed, an untold number wounded and more than 1,000 heads of cattle stolen in a raid on a...
About Killed In Attacks By Gunmen In Nw Nigeria

Gunmen kill at least 40 in northwest Nigeria raid

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Gunmen on motorbikes killed at least 40 people during a raid on some communities in northwest Nigeria, local media reported Wednesday. According...
Covid Case

Nigeria reports 663 new cases of COVID-19

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Nigeria on Tuesday night reported its highest daily increase of COVID-19 infections with 663 new cases. This brought the total number of...