Three Suspects Arrested Over Bethel School Abduction

Three suspects have been arrested over their alleged involvement in the abduction of students of the Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, Kaduna State, by operatives of the Special Tactical Squad (STS).

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We Have No Mandate To Zone Presidency, Other Political Offices – PDP Committee

The Zoning Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it has no mandate to zone political offices such President or Vice President of Nigeria.

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Drug War: Assets Confiscation Will Weaken Cartels – Marwa

  Chairman/ Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Maruwa (Retd) has charged other Heads of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies in Africa to consider targetting the assets of drug cartels as a veritable tool that will weaken criminal networks. He gave the charge at the virtual … Continue reading Drug War: Assets Confiscation Will Weaken Cartels – Marwa

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COVID-19: Children’s Diets Not Improved In Last Decade – UNICEF

Children under the age of 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm, a new report by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed.

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South West Athletics Secondary Schools Invitational To Hold In Lagos

Organisers of the first South West Athletics Secondary Schools Invitational and Relays have announced that the competition will take place between November 11 and 13, 2021 at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos.

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US Envoy To Haiti Resigns, Slams Migrant Deportations

    The US special envoy to Haiti resigned Thursday two months after his appointment, denouncing the Biden administration’s deportation of Haitian migrants from the US-Mexico border back to their poverty-stricken homeland.  “I will not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees and illegal immigrants to Haiti,” … Continue reading US Envoy To Haiti Resigns, Slams Migrant Deportations

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Football Must Do More To Combat Racism Than The Take Knee – Lukaku

  Romelu Lukaku says football must take “stronger” action in the fight against racism, questioning the impact of players taking the knee before Premier League matches. Lukaku’s Chelsea team-mate Marcos Alonso this week explained his decision to stop making the gesture, deciding instead to stand and point to the “No To Racism” badge on his … Continue reading Football Must Do More To Combat Racism Than The Take Knee – Lukaku

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EU, UNICEF To Address Mental Health Of 5,129 Out-Of-School Children In Borno

  As children continue to bear the brunt of the 12-year conflict in North East Nigeria, the European Union (EU) and UNICEF are working together to provide community-based psychosocial services aimed at improving children’s mental health. This is according to a press statement jointly released by the European Union (EU), and UNICEF. Through the EU-funded … Continue reading EU, UNICEF To Address Mental Health Of 5,129 Out-Of-School Children In Borno

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World Powers Agree At UN On Inclusive Afghan Government

  The five permanent UN Security Council members found common ground Wednesday on Afghanistan with officials saying all the powers would press the Taliban to be more inclusive after their military takeover. China and Russia have described last month’s Taliban victory as a defeat for the United States and moved to work with the insurgents, … Continue reading World Powers Agree At UN On Inclusive Afghan Government

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Macron, Biden Have ‘Friendly’ Talk To Defuse Submarine Row

  US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron had a “friendly” phone call Wednesday to defuse a deep row over submarine sales to Australia, promising to meet in person to repair the transatlantic relationship. The call, which the White House said lasted about 30 minutes, was the first between Biden and Macron … Continue reading Macron, Biden Have ‘Friendly’ Talk To Defuse Submarine Row

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