Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Hunger"

    Global hunger steadily rising, says UN report

Global hunger steadily rising, says UN report

The UN says hundreds of millions are at risk following limited progress being made in addressing the multiple forms of malnutrition, ranging from child stunting to adult obesity.This was made known in the 2018 edition of the global report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition.The report said nearly 151 million children younger than five were too short for [...]

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    Hunger looms in Zamfara as kidnappers raid farmlands

Hunger looms in Zamfara as kidnappers raid farmlands

Two years ago when President Muhammadu Buhari  launched Operation Harbin Kunama, a military taskforce  targetted at banditry and cattle rustling in Zamfara state, many residents heaved a sigh of relief.Despite the efforts of the government and security forces, attacks have not stopped but taken a worse dimension. Farmers in different parts of Zamfara have abandoned their farmlands over fear of [...]

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    Sultan: Laziness responsible for hunger in the land

Sultan: Laziness responsible for hunger in the land

Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, says the laziness of people is responsible for hunger in the land.According to Daily Trust, the sultan said this at the 22nd annual Ummah convention in Sokoto.He was responding to a comment by Ahmad Bello, chairman of the Shura committee of the National Islamic Centre, who told the federal government to address the "extreme [...]

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    Makarfi’s PDP: Nothing but poison can come from Sheriff, we reject his peace move

Makarfi’s PDP: Nothing but poison can come from Sheriff, we reject his peace move

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the hand of fellowship offered by Ali-Modu Sheriff, describing it as a Greek gift.Sheriff had urged the faction to work with him to rebuild the party.But in a communiqué issued at the end of its stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja on Monday, the faction said it had filed an [...]

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    Mbaka: Nigerians may vote Buhari out in 2019

Mbaka: Nigerians may vote Buhari out in 2019

Ejike Mbaka, a reverend father and spiritual director of the Adoration Ministry, has lamented the effects of the country's economic recession on the masses, saying Nigerians may vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Mbaka, who supported Buhari's election, said it is high time the president understood that "things are going wrong".The Catholic priest in a recent message published by Punch, said [...]

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