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21 Aug 2020
To commemorate the World Humanitarian Day marked yearly on August 19, Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, wife of Ogun State governor, met with healthcare workers on the frontline...
19 Aug 2018
As the annual World Humanitarian Day is marked today, it is time to ponder and take stock of how far Nigeria and the rest of the world have come in expressing the milk of human kindness to deprived millions across the globe. The World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to…
19 Aug 2018
As Nigeria commemorates World Humanitarian Day, the Federal Government, yesterday, admitted that the increasing humanitarian crisis in the country has slowed down development in the nation.  The Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during celebration of the Day in Abuja, lamented that a lot of resources that should have been applied for economic and…
19 Aug 2017
Kallon made the call in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday, while addressing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Bakassi Camp to commemorate the World Humanitarian Day.
22 Aug 2016
The Boko Haram insurgency in the North East has claimed the lives of more than 23,000 people and displaced 2.2 million others.


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Monkeypox has caught the attention of US President Joe Biden, who said Sunday that people should be on guard against the disease which has the potential for "consequential" impact if it were to spread further. Several cases of monkeypox have been detected in North America and Europe since early May, sparking concern the disease, endemic…
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Napoli ended their season with a comfortable 3-0 Serie A win at Spezia which was stopped for over 10 minutes following clashes between opposing supporters on Sunday. Luciano Spalletti's team were already leading against Spezia on captain Lorenzo Insigne's last game for the club thanks to Matteo Politano's fourth-minute opener when objects were thrown by…
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 24 parcels of cocaine concealed in 12 tyres of lawnmowers imported into the country through the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA). Mr Femi Babafemi ,NDLEA Director ,Media and Advocacy,said  this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said that a Brazilian returnee, Okechukwu Francis Amaechi,…
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Pope Francis said Sunday that he was following "attentively" the "often complex" life of Catholics in China, without directly referencing a 90-year old cardinal arrested in Hong Kong this month. "I attentively and actively follow the often complex life and the matters of the faithful and pastors, and I pray every day for them," the…
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its primary elections to nominate candidates for the 2023 general elections will commence as officially scheduled on Sunday, May 22.