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MSF Kicks off Emergency aid for the dying Children in the North East

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on that Friday it was providing emergency help after 33 children died in a camp housing people that have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. MSF said that the children died between August 2nd and 15th in Bama, once the second-largest town in the ravaged state of Borno but now a ...

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CS-SUNN trains state chapters on advocacy, leadership skills

Civil Society Organizations from Civil Society Scaling Up-Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) state chapters have been successfully trained on advocacy and leadership skills for effective nutrition advocacy that will translate to improved nutrition outcomes in Nigeria. The Steering Committee Chairman, CS-SUNN, Dr. David Olayemi while welcoming participants to the PINNS Training of Trainers on Advocacy and Leadership skills said the aim ...

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CS-SUNN introduces “PINNS Project” to tackle Malnutrition Challenge in Nigeria!

Civil Society Scaling-up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), a non-profit coalition, made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has food and  adequate nutrition has introduced a multi-sectoral project tagged Partnership for Improving Nigeria Nutrition Systems (PINNS) at a Media Roundtable in Abuja yesterday. Speaking at the Project Inception Media Roundtable, Beatrice ...

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Communiqué of the Second African Union – United Nations Annual Conference

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia On 9 July 2018, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened the second AU- UN Annual Conference at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chairperson and the Secretary-General welcomed the strong collaboration between the AU and the UN, and expressed their commitment ...

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#TankerExplosion: A little boy got missing at the scene of Lagos Tanker Explosion!

At about 17:30pm yesterday there was a horrific tanker explosion that claimed the lives of road users. 😢 😢 😢 . . According to an eye witness, the death toll was said to be 9 while 4 persons were seriously injured and 54 vehicles destroyed by the inferno. However, the boy in this picture is a three year old named ...

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UNDP partners with Civic Foundation for Innovation, seeks new approaches to designing development solutions

Abuja, 27 June 2018 – “Innovation has potential to significantly contribute to addressing urgent development challenges in Nigeria; from youth unemployment and inequality to enhancing efficiency in the delivery of public services,” stated Samuel Bwalya, UNDP Nigeria Country Director at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Civic Foundation for Innovation. The two institutions entered into the ...

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Borno IDPs: Soldiers raped us in camps but we were forced to deny it

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-east say they are being suppressed from opening up on the alleged sexual abuse ongoing in their camps. They have also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to send an independent investigative panel to the camps regarding the issue. Amnesty International released a reportalleging that soldiers and members of civilian joint task force (JTF) demanded sex ...

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SFCG, USAID train Media Practitioners in Nigeria on CVE reporting

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and North East Regional Initiative (NERI) has put together a 3-day intensive training workshop for the Media Practitioners in Nigeria, most importantly those who have keen interest in covering and reporting Counter Violence Extremism within the volatile regions particularly North East region in Nigeria. The ...

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Recent Kaduna crisis, 71 dead, 2000 people displaced – SEMA

The May 6 attack which left 71 people dead in Gwoska village, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state, also rendered 2000 people homeless. According to NAN, an official of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) who confirmed the figures on condition of anonymity, said the agency had undertaken an assessment of the damages and provided assistance to ...

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Deeper Life Church Commissions Mega Hospital for all Nigerians!!

This turning point news would indeed prove wrong, several criticisms emanating from different quarters that Churches in Nigeria are out to milk their members dry and never to give back to the indigent citizens. Deeper Life Church, one of the biggest churches in Nigeria has done what many successive administrations in Nigeria could not do since its full attainments of ...

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