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  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Africa

DEALING WITH THE FAMINE ALERT

DEALING WITH THE FAMINE ALERT 610 words 15 March 2017 This Day AIWTHD English © Copyright 2017 THISDAY NEWSPAPERS LTD.   The best answer is to treat the alert by UNICEF seriously The recent alert by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) that nearly 1.4 million children were at imminent risk” of death by famine is a [...]

  • Aug 04 / 2016
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Africa

Military On High Alert As Militants Declare Niger Delta Republic Today

Yenagoa and Warri, Aug 01, 2016 (This Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Barring any last minute changes, the Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), a group of Ijaw militants, which has vowed to declare the independent Republic of Niger Delta, may today make good its threat. But without mincing words, the Nigerian military has warned [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Africa

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: FG MUST ADOPT MEASURES TO BATTLE MENACE – GROUP

WORRIED by recent spate of deadly attacks and killings by herdsmen in Nigeria, a group, the West Africa Responsibility to Protect Coalition (WAC-R2P), has called on Federal Government to urgently adopt measures aimed at combating the menace. The group made the call on Wednesday in Lagos in a statement issued by its Executive Director, Wale [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Europe

Brexit, Eurocrats, Europeans and the Others

There is a spectre that has been haunting Europe since 1992, it is the on-going transition from the Westphalian State to the European State. Brexit is not about the United Kingdom alone, it’s about the much larger question about whether the State as Europeans know it should give up on national sovereignty. We could start [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Africa

Elusive search for peace in Niger Delta

THERE is no end in sight yet to the resurgence of violence in the Niger Delta region. The new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, unde­terred by the Federal Government’s posturing to use force to restore order in the troubled oil rich region, carried out another attack on a gas pipeline to Escravos in Warri South-west [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Africa

Barbarians in town

LET me begin with some words of appreciation for my readers. You are all wonderful, many of you read and find time to either write or talk back. Your contributions have made this column one of immense impact. For me many of the reac­tions are very inspiring, especially in our kind of environment, where it [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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When Stakeholders Converged to Strengthen Migration Management

Apr 24, 2016 (This Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Recently, the Nigeria Immigration Service held its 2016 Comptroller General Annual Conference and Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Yemi Akinsuyi writes on the event which delved into the management of migration in Nigeria. The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, saddled with the responsibility of the management of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

The Chibok Girls Must Be Found aEUR” and Freed [Blog]

Apr 13, 2016 (International Crisis Group/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Muhammadu Buhari spoke out clearly when he took over Nigeria’s presidential seat from Goodluck Jonathan in May last year: “We cannot claim to have defeated Boko Haram without rescuing the Chibok girls and all other innocent persons held hostage by insurgents”. At that time, one year had [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Tension over cattlemen’s unprovoked tyranny

Nigerians warn that herdsmen’s invasion of communities is a ticking time bomb By Tessy Igomu A trail of sorrow, tears and blood. That has been the recent regular trademark of itinerant herdsmen in many parts of the country. With unconcealed impunity, they invade communities, maiming everything in their path. From the South-West to the South-South, [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Travails of IDPs in Yobe

Apr 08, 2016 (Daily Trust/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The three major problems confronting government recognized IDPs camps in Nigeria include one, welfare: Displaced persons are finding it difficult to regain pre-conflict way of living because of the poor living condition. Secondly is security: Yet to recover from psychological trauma from loss of [...]

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