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US agency says Tigrayan forces looted aid warehouses

Tigrayan forces looted aid warehouses

Forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in recent weeks looted warehouses belonging to the US government’s humanitarian agency in the Amhara region, USAID’s Ethiopia director has said. War broke out in the mountainous region last November between Ethiopian troops and the [...]

September 1, 2021 Security
Malnutrition threatens child survival in North East

Malnutrition threatens child survival in North East

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that malnutrition is the biggest threat to child “survival and development” in the North East. The Chief Field Officer, Maiduguri, Samuel Sesay, raised the alarm, yesterday, at a three-day Media Dialogue on [...]

September 1, 2021 Health issues
Ronaldo tops English football deals on deadline day

Ronaldo tops English football deals on deadline day

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return was the stand-out highlight on deadline day on Tuesday as the English transfer window closed. His move from Juventus was teed-up on Friday. Juventus had said then that Manchester United had agreed to pay 17.7 [...]

September 1, 2021 Sports
How Gunmen Invaded Bayelsa Hospital

How Gunmen Invaded Bayelsa Hospital

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday, raided a government hospital, Diete Koki Memorial Hospital, in Bayelsa state carting away cash and valuables belonging to doctors on duty and patients. The bandits scaled the perimeter fence of the state-owned health facility from [...]

September 1, 2021 Security
Naira Falls To All-time Low Of 527 Naira To A Dollar

Naira Falls To All-time Low Of 527 Naira To A Dollar

The naira extended its decline on Monday, sliding to an all-time low of 527 against the dollar at the parallel market. The local currency, which has been on a downward trend in recent weeks, fell to 524 against the greenback [...]

September 1, 2021 Finance