Monday, November 12, 2018

Tag "famine"

    There’s a famine of leadership in the world, says Ezekwesili

There’s a famine of leadership in the world, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, says there is a famine of leadership in the world.She said this at a conference which the Savvy Women's Circle organised in Lagos on Saturday.The former education minister said women should be more involved in the leadership of Nigeria and other nations.She said given the population and possibilities in women, [...]

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    Ogbeh: Threat of famine in Nigeria, an exaggeration

Ogbeh: Threat of famine in Nigeria, an exaggeration

The federal government on Sunday denied the reports of an imminent famine in the country as reported by some United Nations (UN) agencies. Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture and rural development, made the denial when he featured at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja.According to NAN, three UN agencies — Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food [...]

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    Famine can be averted in Nigeria, says Amina Mohammed

Famine can be averted in Nigeria, says Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, says in spite of the coordination challenges in delivering aid to Nigeria's north-east, there is a lot of commitment to see it come to fruition.Mohammed said there's willingness at both the national and UN level to achieve a successful distribution of aid in order to avert famine in the region.She made this known [...]

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    UNICEF: 1.4m children risk death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia

UNICEF: 1.4m children risk death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia

Famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan with close to 1.4 million children at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition, UNICEF has said.UNICEF revealed this via a statement by Doune Porter, UNICEF spokesperson, on Tuesday.“Time is running out for more than a million children,” said Anthony Lake, UNICEF's executive director.“We can still save many lives. The severe malnutrition and [...]

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    Nigeria faces ‘credible risk of famine’ in 2017

Nigeria faces ‘credible risk of famine’ in 2017

Nigeria, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia will most likely be affected by famine in 2017, according to a report released by the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET).The agency, which is supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), estimates that 70 million people across 45 countries will require emergency food assistance in 2017.Stating persistent conflict, severe drought and [...]

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    There may be famine in January, Garba Shehu warns

There may be famine in January, Garba Shehu warns

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the country is likely to experience famine in January.Speaking in an interview with Pyramid, a radio station in Kano, Shehu said the huge demand for cereals and grains from the global market could result to the disastrous situation.He said the ministry of agriculture had advised President Muhammadu [...]

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    There is ‘famine’, Chibok leaders cry out

There is ‘famine’, Chibok leaders cry out

Famine is threatening to consume the whole of Chibok community where 276 schoolgirls were abducted on April 14, 2014, chairman of the Kibaku Area Development Association, Dr Pogu Bitrus, revealed on Friday.Speaking at a media briefing convened by leaders of the Chibok community, Pogu said that Chibok villagers no longer tend to their farms for fear attacks by Boko Haram; meanwhile, [...]

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