‘Seven million people in S/Sudan at risk of severe food insecurity’

7m people in S/Sudan at risk of severe food insecurity – UN agencies warn

Three UN agencies on Monday warned that seven million people in South Sudan, almost two-thirds of the population, could become severely food insecure in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance and access. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) in a statement said, if this happens, this willRead More

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U.S election: Russia’s Lavrov dismisses FBI charges

Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has dismissed as “blather” the charges levelled by the FBI special counsel against 13 Russians for election meddling. Lavrov said at a major security conference in Germany he would not comment further until he saw “facts.” The charges brought by Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, are seen as a major developmentRead More

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We will compel Buhari to seek re-election in 2019 – Campaign organisation

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The National Coordinator, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, said on Saturday the organisation would compel President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019. Pasali stated this in Bauchi while inaugurating BCO North-East Zonal Secretariat and officials that would run the affairs of the secretariat. He said: “We will mobilise the masses of thisRead More

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UNESCO urges FG to adequately fund S&T for national development

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The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on Friday urged the Federal Government to provide appropriate funding for Science and Technology (S&T) for speedy development of the country. Dr Osuji Otu, the National Programme Officer of Sciences UNESCO told the News men in Abuja that adequate funding of science and technology would act asRead More

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‘How I became a graduate through phone repair’

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Mr Tony Okeke, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering Technology, said he sponsored his education through phone repair. The 39-year-old graduate from Akpugo, Mkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, said he enrolled for phone repair training in 2002 at the then Abuja GSM Village as a school certificate holder. He spoke to the News AgencyRead More

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