Nigeria, 36 Others Need Help On Food Security, Says FAO

[Guardian] A new report by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has listed Nigeria as one of the 37 countries currently in need of external food assistance.The global body said high levels of food insecurity persisted in the world due largely t…

[Guardian] A new report by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has listed Nigeria as one of the 37 countries currently in need of external food assistance.The global body said high levels of food insecurity persisted in the world due largely to conflicts and adverse climatic shocks that are taking a toll particularly in East African and Near East countries where large numbers of people continue to be in need of humanitarian assistance.

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Senate Moves to Suspend 444 Parastatals’ Budgets for Non-Submission of Audit Report

[Guardian] The Senate has resolved to suspend the budgetary provisions of 444 parastatals, which fail to comply with the constitutional requirement of auditing its account before the deadline of May 28 this year and having arrears of two years and above.

[Guardian] The Senate has resolved to suspend the budgetary provisions of 444 parastatals, which fail to comply with the constitutional requirement of auditing its account before the deadline of May 28 this year and having arrears of two years and above.

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Rainstorm Destroys Communities, Renders Hundreds Homeless in Bayelsa

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Hundreds of residents in Kilama, Tein, Tambiri and Egbebiri communities of Biseni clan, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have been rendered homeless by a devastating rainstorm.

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Hundreds of residents in Kilama, Tein, Tambiri and Egbebiri communities of Biseni clan, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have been rendered homeless by a devastating rainstorm.

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Lusaka Wife Stabs Man Over Nshima

A man of Lusaka’s Bauleni compound who was stabbed by his wife over nshima has been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital. And the hospital has also discharged a 20-year-old man of Lusaka West identified as Evans Lukonde who was … Continued

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A man of Lusaka’s Bauleni compound who was stabbed by his wife over nshima has been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital. And the hospital has also discharged a 20-year-old man of Lusaka West identified as Evans Lukonde who was attacked and stabbed by unknown people around recently. UTH Public Relations Officer Natalie Mashikolo says the 38 year-old Bauleni man identified as Philip Mukombe was stabbed by his wife after inquiring if she had prepared supper. Mashikolo explains that it was at this point that he was stabbed and later rushed to UTH where health personnel attended to him. The post Lusaka Wife Stabs Man Over Nshima appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Nine Million Subscribers Activate DND to Stop Unsolicited Text Messages

[Guardian] About nine million subscribers in the country have activated the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) facility to stop unsolicited text messages to their phones.The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Da…

[Guardian] About nine million subscribers in the country have activated the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) facility to stop unsolicited text messages to their phones.The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has disclosed.He said his strategic vision for the industry, which he captured in his 8-point Agenda two years ago, has made significant impact in the sector.He urged global policymakers in the telecommunication industry to promote innovation and investment in t

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Political Parties Challenge Credibility of Kano State Council Poll

[Guardian] No fewer than 29 political parties in the country yesterday challenged the credibility of last Kano council poll conducted by Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC).

[Guardian] No fewer than 29 political parties in the country yesterday challenged the credibility of last Kano council poll conducted by Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC).

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Central Bank Projects 5% Annual Inflation

[New Times] Rwanda’s annual inflation is expected to increase to 5 per cent in 2018 up from 4.9 per cent registered in 2017, the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has said.

[New Times] Rwanda's annual inflation is expected to increase to 5 per cent in 2018 up from 4.9 per cent registered in 2017, the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has said.

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Nigeria Hijacked By Men With No Ideas – Sule Lamido

[Daily Trust] Calabar -A former Governor of Jigawa State and PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday in Calabar, alleged that Nigeria has been hijacked and is being ruled by men who lack ideas.

[Daily Trust] Calabar -A former Governor of Jigawa State and PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday in Calabar, alleged that Nigeria has been hijacked and is being ruled by men who lack ideas.

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Fish Production Dropped in 2017 – Report

[Daily Trust] The National Wet Season Agricultural Performance Survey (APS) 2017 has shown serious decrease in aquaculture and artisanal fish production in some states compared to the performance in 2016.

[Daily Trust] The National Wet Season Agricultural Performance Survey (APS) 2017 has shown serious decrease in aquaculture and artisanal fish production in some states compared to the performance in 2016.

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