Wednesday, 29th November 2023

Sudan crisis

28 Apr
Some Nigerians being evacuated by the Federal Government from crisis-torn Sudan have complained that they were stranded in the desert for hours as bus drivers conveying them protested poor logistics arrangement.
27 Apr
After days of uncertainty, the Federal Government, yesterday, began evacuating Nigerians stranded in Sudan, following the outbreak of conflict in the North African country.
27 Apr
Sudanese war crimes suspect, part of the Islamist regime ousted in 2019, has escaped jail as heavy battles rocked the country Wednesday, heightening fears for a fragile ceasefire.
26 Apr
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, and her Foreign Affairs counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, have said plans are underway to airlift Nigerians caught up in the ongoing crisis in Sudan.
25 Apr
As part of an effort to bring home Nigerians caught up in the ongoing crisis in Sudan, the ministers of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and Foreign Affairs, have said plans are underway to airlift Nigerians stranded in Sudan through identified safe transit areas back home.
24 Apr
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, yesterday, disclosed that the presidency is deeply worried over thousands of Nigerian citizens trapped in troubled Sudan owing to the dangers associated with air travel in the North African country, just as the Federal Government is working towards safe evacuation plan.
24 Apr
There are two countries whose well-being and stability reach nearly every part of Africa. One is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is nominally in the Central African region but which shares borders with nine countries extending to all of the continent’s four other regions
22 Apr
Fighting in Sudan's capital entered a second week Saturday as crackling gunfire shattered a temporary truce, the latest battles between forces of rival generals that have already left hundreds dead and thousands wounded.
21 Apr
UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said Friday he had cut short a visit to New Zealand to return to London to address the spiralling conflict in Sudan.
18 Apr
Fighting between the army and paramilitaries in Sudan has killed around 200 people and wounded 1,800, damaging hospitals and hampering aid after three days of urban warfare.
16 Apr
Fighting in Sudan raged for a second day Sunday after battles between rival generals in control since their 2021 coup killed at least 56 civilians and wounded hundreds more people, sparking international alarm.


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From the deputy chairman of the House of Representatives committee on media and public relations, Dr Philip Agbese came the assurances that there would be a sound working relationship between the House and the Executive arm.
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LAGOS, Nigeria, 29 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-   FBS, a leading global broker, collaborated with the charity organization Helpers Social Development Foundation (HSDF) to improve the educational experience for students at Community Primary School Imezi-Olo in Ezeagu Local Government Area, Nigeria. Global broker funded the purchase of school supplies, uniforms, and whiteboards that over 100 students would…
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In a touching story that unfolds in Abia state, Nigeria, Israel Kennedy found himself facing a poignant decision when his home church, the Assemblies of God Church in Aba, declined to officiate his wedding with fiancée Miss Rose due to her pregnancy. The unexpected twist occurred just hours before the scheduled ceremony, leaving the couple…
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A non-governmental organisation, Alliances for Africa, AfA has inaugurated an 30-man committee tasked with the responsibility of tackling and ending violence against women and girls prevalence in Imo State.
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The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Benjamin Okezie Kalu has decried the exodus of medical professionals from the country.
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Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons, (NAPTIP), Professor Fatima Waziri-Azi, has called on partners in the fight against Sexual and Gender Based Violence, (SGBV), to step up advocacy efforts towards preventing and tackling the issue.
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Singapore has said it is considering building artificial islands off its east coast to protect low-lying areas against rising sea levels caused by climate change. Engineering and environmental impact studies for the "Long Island" project will start in 2024 and take five years to finish, National Development Minister Desmond Lee said Tuesday. Land reclaimed for…