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UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers from CAR

UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers from CAR

Gabon’s defence ministry has said the United Nations will withdraw the country’s 450-strong peacekeeping contingent from the Central African Republic (CAR) over sexual abuse allegations. “In recent weeks, exceptionally serious acts that go against military ethics and the honour of [...]

September 16, 2021 Law
FG launches youth employment action plan

FG launches youth employment action plan

The Federal Government has to mobilise the energies and capacities of youths to minimise national security risks. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Akin Dare, disclosed this in Abuja, yesterday, at the launch of the Nigerian Youth Employment [...]

September 16, 2021 Security
UNICEF estimates 1m Nigerian children ‘afraid to return to school’

UNICEF estimates 1m Nigerian children ‘afraid to return to school’

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says school attacks and student abduction in parts of Nigeria have instilled fear among communities stopping at least one million children from returning to school. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, UNICEF said there [...]

September 16, 2021 Education
Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet ‘Accidentally’ Bombs Yobe Village

Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet ‘Accidentally’ Bombs Yobe Village

Tragedy struck in the fight against terror group, Boko Haram, on Wednesday, when a fighter jet involved in the counter-insurgency operation in the North-East bombed a village in Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State, killing at least 10 villagers. [...]

September 16, 2021 Military
Buhari To Address UN General Assembly September 24

Buhari To Address UN General Assembly September 24

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, September 24, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported. A provisional [...]

September 16, 2021 Government and politics