Friday, 8th December 2023

Sudan Conflicts

23 Jul
In a war-devastated district of Sudan's capital, Abbas Mohammed Babiker says he and his family have only been able to eat once a day. Now even that is in doubt, but on Sunday a citizens' support group issued an urgent appeal for donations to help people like him.
7 Jul
Nearly three million people have been displaced internally and across borders by the conflict in Sudan, in less than three months. In addition to the more than 2.2 million Internally Displaced People (IDPs), nearly 700,000 others have fled into neighbouring countries, according to the latest figures by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM’s) Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM).
17 Jun
Air strikes killed or wounded more than two dozen civilians in Khartoum Saturday, a citizens' group said, as medics reported hundreds of wounded fleeing Sudan's western Darfur region in worsening violence of a two-month war.
11 Jun
Shelling and gunfire resumed Sunday in the Sudanese capital, witnesses said, at the end of a 24-hour ceasefire that had given civilians rare respite from nearly two months of war.
28 May
Gunfire rang out Sunday in the Sudanese capital, adding to truce violations which United States and Saudi mediators said significantly hindered delivery of the desperately needed aid it was supposed to enable.
27 May
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said he was "shocked" by a letter from Sudanese army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, reportedly requesting the replacement of special envoy Volker Perthes amid a brutal war with paramilitaries.
2 May
The Federal Government, yesterday, said Egypt has opened its borders to Nigerians fleeing conflict-hit Sudan. In an update shared on Twitter, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Monday said an Air Force plane was already on ground in Aswan, Egypt, adding that the processing of the first set of evacuees would begin.


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Rivers State has charged agencies on synergy to improve the lot of the people in line with the manifesto of the Governor Siminalayi Fubara-led administration.
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A group of researchers from the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), in collaboration with critical stakeholders and scholars, among who are Director-General (DG), Nigerian Institute of International Affairs...
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National Orientation Agency (NOA) has blamed the insecurity challenges in the country on the collapse of societal values and loss of cultural identities.
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the transformative impact of technology on the state’s development is profound and has been propelling a remarkable 500 per cent increase in productivity across pivotal sectors, ranging from agriculture to manufacturing.
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The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed a resolution requesting that the State Government to put machineries in motion to stem the subtle take-over of Adire, Kampala local industry by foreigners. The passage of the resolution followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff, seconded by the Minority Leader, Lukman Adeleye and…
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Lupita Nyong'o, 40, and Joshua Jackson, 45, were recently seen holding hands during a romantic stroll near Joshua Tree, California, confirming ongoing romance rumours. The pair, first linked in October, showcased a coordinated casual style during the outing. A source shared with ET that the couple is enjoying their time together, describing their connection as…
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From the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, came the revelation that 1,633 mining licenses have so far been revoked. Speaking yesterday during the launch and public presentation of a book titled: "The Beauties of Nigeria" in Abuja, he explained that the measure has led to a successful reduction in illegalities in the mining…
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The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), a prominent non-profit organization combating gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria, hosted its fifth annual advocacy WARIF No Tolerance March, against Gender-based Violence worldwide, as part of its annual campaign to commemorate the United Nations (UN) 16 Days of Activism. The campaign has had a growing reach and impact…
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The Nigerian Navy has confirmed the arrest of 17 people caught engaging in the illegal siphoning of crude oil in Ondo state. Navy spokesperson, Commodore Adedotun Olukayode Ayo-Vaughan, in a statement said the Forward Operating Base (FOB) Igbokoda in Ondo on Wednesday at about 10:00pm detected the suspects. Ayo-Vaughan added that the Naval officers arrested…
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Gunmen on Thursday attacked players and officials of the Sunshine Stars football club of Akure along the Benin-Ore highway. A ball boy for the team whose identity is yet to be disclosed was said to have been shot during the attack, while the Manager, Seun Betiku, and some other officials sustained varying degrees of injuries.…