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WFP suspends part of its food aid in South Sudan as funds dry up

WFP suspends part of its food aid in South Sudan

The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended part of its food aid in South Sudan due to a funding shortage – heightening the risk of starvation for 1.7 million people. The move to suspend aid will affect almost [...]

June 15, 2022 Africa, Food
PDP narrows VP choice to Wike, Okowa, Udom

PDP narrows VP choice to Wike, Okowa, Udom

As the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) finalises on the running mate to its presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, today, the party may be considering picking a sitting governor for the Vice President slot ahead of the [...]

June 15, 2022 Government and politics
Malabu: Nigeria loses $1.7 billion JP Morgan case

Malabu: Nigeria loses $1.7 billion JP Morgan case

Nigeria on Tuesday lost its $1.7 billion claim against JP Morgan Chase Bank over the transfer of proceeds from the sale of OPL 245 in the controversial Malabu oil deal. Judge Sara Cockerill ruled Tuesday that the Nigerian government couldn’t [...]

June 15, 2022 Law
Nigerian Man Jailed For Life For Raping 14-year-old Schoolgirl

Nigerian Man Jailed For Life For Raping 14-year-old Schoolgirl

Justice Adekunle Adeyeye of Ado-Ekiti High Court has convicted and sentenced 30-year-old Shola Oguntuase to life imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old Junior Secondary School student. Delivering judgement on the one count preferred against the convict, Justice Adeyeye held that the [...]

June 15, 2022 Crime
Buhari Meets APC Governors To Discuss Tinubu’s Running Mate

Buhari Meets APC Governors To Discuss Tinubu’s Running Mate

President Muhammadu Buhari met with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to discuss the choice of running mate of Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate, on Tuesday. The meeting was held at the presidential villa in the federal capital [...]

June 15, 2022 Government and politics