Friday, 29th September 2023

World Food Programme

12 Sep
The World Food Programme said Tuesday that shrinking funding was forcing it to drastically slash rations in many operations, warning that 24 million more people risked being pushed to the brink of starvation. The United Nations agency said it had been struggling to meet growing global needs for food assistance while facing a funding shortfall…
30 Jul
Africa has the potential to become the breadbasket for the world. The continent possesses an embarrassment of riches in natural resources, including fertile soil, ample water, and more sunlight than any other continent.
22 Jul
Authorities in Yemen have identified a suspect in the killing of a World Food Programme official in the southern Taez province, a security official has told AFP. Moayad Hameidi, the head of the UN food agency's office in Taez, was killed in a shooting Friday in the nearby city of Turbah, the Rome-based WFP has…
13 Jul
United Nations food intervention agency, World Food Programme, (WFP), has renewed its commitment with the National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA), to offer raid good security inventions training and to assist vulnerable Nigeria that were affected by man-made disaster in Cameroon who are taking refuge there.
6 Jul
The decision by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to slash population of its proposed emergency food and nutrition assistance operation in the Sahel due to funding crunch may have exposed 5.4 million West Africans to imminent starvation.
19 May
To prevent catastrophic hunger and malnutrition in northeast Nigeria, $396 million is urgently needed to scale up humanitarian action in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY) states.
16 Sep 2022
Christain Aid Nigeria in partnership with World Food Programme (WFP), Tuesday, began the planting of 100,000 tree seedlings within Maiduguri and its environs as part of its 2022 livelihood support to the state.
3 Jun 2022
The World Food Programme (WFP), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and New Nigeria Foundation have called on the government to emplace guidelines for rice fortification with micronutrients
14 Apr 2022
The World Bank Group (WBG), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have warned, in strong terms
20 Mar 2022
Nothing mirrors the pathetic state that the nation has found itself in, than the plunging index of sustainable development. Apart from becoming glaring and finding expression in the number of Nigerians that are living below poverty lines and unable to cater...
18 Dec 2021
A two-year-old boy bawls as his mother gently lays him on scales at a health centre in northwestern Central African Republic,
11 Nov 2021
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 aid drivers to the conflict-torn north, the latest roundups despite an international push to end a brutal war.


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Consul General of France in Lagos, Laurent Favier, has expressed his determination to deepen France’s economic and commercial relations with Nigeria. Favier disclosed this at the CEO luncheon series three organised by the Franco-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
15 mins ago
As part of Federal Government’s palliative measures to cushion the effect of petroleum subsidy removal, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has concluded plans to introduce Mass Transit express passenger train.  
20 mins ago
GSS Apo ‘Apo Raptors’ emerged winners in the boys category of this year’s Power Forward event concluded at the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja. GSS Zone 3 ‘Wuse Fever’ were crowned champions in the girls category.
21 mins ago
Some youths in Ondo State have carpeted the embattled Deputy Governor of the state, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, for allegedly intimidating the state House of Assembly over the ongoing impeachment proceedings against him.
21 mins ago
Google has announced applications for the Hustle Academy Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) Fund, a ₦75 million equity-free fund dedicated to amplifying the ambitions of Nigerian small businesses.