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Hunger Republic

    Hunger Republic

Every day, ordinary Nigerians from Maiduguri to Oyorokoto- Andoni in Rivers state, Okerenkoko- Delta to Wamako in Sokoto state make difficult decisions. They are forced to choose between having one

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FAO: Over 12m Nigerians facing hunger because of insecurity, COVID

    FAO: Over 12m Nigerians facing hunger because of insecurity, COVID

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says over 12 million Nigerians are experiencing hunger owing to insecurity and the COVID pandemic. NAN reports that David Tsokar, FAO communications officer, said

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Bandits ‘hungry’, demand food as ransom after governors shut markets in north-west

    Bandits ‘hungry’, demand food as ransom after governors shut markets in north-west

The decision of some governors in the north-west to close markets in the region is reportedly taking a toll on bandits. Three governors in the region ordered the closure of

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IDP Chronicles: Niger widows survive on handouts after gruesome killing of their husbands

    IDP Chronicles: Niger widows survive on handouts after gruesome killing of their husbands

In northern Nigeria, repeated attacks by bandits have displaced several families, and women are among the worst hit. With little support available, many of the widows now depend on handouts

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UN: 768m people globally faced hunger in 2020 — highest in 15 years

  UN: 768m people globally faced hunger in 2020 — highest in 15 years

The United Nations (UN) says an estimate of 768 million people across the world faced hunger last year due to

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The cost of hunger in northeast Nigeria

  The cost of hunger in northeast Nigeria

BY ADEDEJI ADEMIGBUJI AND CHRISTINE COOL Insecurity and conflict have plagued northeast Nigeria for almost 12 years, causing millions of

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Hunger, anger on our streets

  Hunger, anger on our streets

BY EDWARD DIBIANA As I sat in my car parked under the tree, in front of Utako market in Abuja

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UN: 13m jobs at risk in Nigeria if COVID-19 restrictions continue

  UN: 13m jobs at risk in Nigeria if COVID-19 restrictions continue

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) says the COVID-19 lockdown measures may lead to 13 million job losses in

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Now, there is COVID-19 and hunger

  Now, there is COVID-19 and hunger

In 2014, on a sunny Saturday, I was on a 20 minutes break from a first paper during a PGDE

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‘I don’t even eat pònmó’: COVID-19, hunger and social action

  ‘I don’t even eat pònmó’: COVID-19, hunger and social action

There have been some fascinating videos on social media showing the response of Nigerians to the Covid-19 outbreak, the lockdown

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