Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "crisis"

    From classrooms to IDP camps: How Plateau crisis crippled activities in schools

From classrooms to IDP camps: How Plateau crisis crippled activities in schools

In the beginning of June, Plateau State Polytechnic was full of life; students and lecturers went about their normal businesses while academic and non-academic activities went on smoothly.Fast forward to Friday, June 29, the institution had turned a ghost of itself. There was no sign of life in virtually all parts of the school when TheCable visited. It was a similar [...]

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    Taraba group heads to ICC, gives Osinbajo 24 hours to arrest herdsmen

Taraba group heads to ICC, gives Osinbajo 24 hours to arrest herdsmen

A group of various ethnic nationalities in Taraba states under the aegis of Save Our Souls Group (SOSG) has written a letter to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, demanding justice in the killings of their people by suspected herdsmen.The SOSG gave Osinbajo a 24-hour ultimatum to bring leaders of Miyetti Allah Cow Breeders Association (MACBAN) to book or face a court action.They [...]

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    Appeal court adjourns PDP leadership suit indefinitely

Appeal court adjourns PDP leadership suit indefinitely

The appeal court, Abuja, on Thursday adjourned indefinitely hearing in a suit on the leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The Justice Ibrahim Saulawa-led three-man panel suspended hearing on the matter to await the decision of the Port Harcourt division of the court, which had heard the case earlier.This followed an application by Akin Olujinmi, counsel to the Ali [...]

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    Cassava revolution ‘can solve’ Nigeria’s economic crisis

Cassava revolution ‘can solve’ Nigeria’s economic crisis

Segun Adewumi, national president, Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, says the country can generate over N20 trillion from cassava within a year.Adewumi said this in an interview with NAN in Abuja on Monday.He said that cassava, which is one of the most reliable cash crops in the world, could also be used to "trigger industrial revolution and solve Nigeria’s economic problems".Adewumi [...]

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    Recognise Sheriff and end this mess, Ojugboh tells PDP

Recognise Sheriff and end this mess, Ojugboh tells PDP

Factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, speaking through his deputy, Cairo Ojugboh, has asked the opposition party to recognise him as substantive chairman to put an end to its lingering internal strife.Ojugboh's comment was in reaction to a statement put out on Saturday by the national working committee of the PDP headed by Ahmed Makarfi.Speaking [...]

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    500m children live in crisis zones, says UNICEF

500m children live in crisis zones, says UNICEF

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    Boko Haram crisis: Children born after 2009 ‘might never fully learn’

Boko Haram crisis: Children born after 2009 ‘might never fully learn’

Children born after 2009 in Boko Haram-ravaged states might never be able to learn optimally, as their brain development is at risk since they have lived all their life in conflict.The Boko Haram insurgency started in 2009, meaning several under-seven children have lived their most fruitful developmental years in the conflict – a toxic state that will inhibit their brain cell [...]

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    Al-makura to meet Jonathan as Nasarawa boils again

Al-makura to meet Jonathan as Nasarawa boils again

The Nasarawa Police Command on Sunday confirmed that five persons died in the renewed communal crisis in the state.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Umar Ismaila,  disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia.He said the crisis broke out between the Eggon and Gwandara ethnic groups over a farm land at Igga in [...]

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