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News Niger » People: Buhari tells visiting Olu of Warri what his government will do in Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2018/02/23/buhari-tells-visiting-olu-warri-government-will-niger-delta/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured people of Niger Delta that his administration would work towards rapid development of the region. Buhari said his administration will ensure development in the region by consolidating on all ongoing projects and ...

News Niger » People: Female Activist Sues for Peace In Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/23/female-activist-sues-for-peace-in-niger-delta/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

A frontline female activist, Dr. Judith Asuni has appealed to the people of Niger Delta to shun violence and continue to explore dialogue as the most dependable social instrument to redress challenges of underdevelopment in the region. She maintained that ...

News Niger » People: Cornell-CARE team to advance gender equity, climate resilience in Niger

News channel or source: http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/02/cornell-care-team-advance-gender-equity-climate-resilience-niger
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“Niger is an extraordinarily poor country ... At the same time, I was heartened by the dedication and determination of local people, from individuals in government institutions to members of pastoral communities. I am hopeful that our partnership ...

News Niger » People: Niger Govt To Sponsor Surgery Of Rape Victim

News channel or source: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/23/niger-govt-sponsor-surgery-rape-victim/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Niger Government would sponsor the surgery of a 10-year-old ... was becoming alarming and urged parents to monitor the movements of their children and people they leave their wards with. She enjoined parents and guardians whose children were abused to ...

News Niger » People: Four off-grid firms seal financing pact in Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://thenationonlineng.net/four-off-grid-firms-seal-financing-pact-niger-delta/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“This support by All On will enable Cold Hubs to further refine its business model to improve the livelihoods of people and enhance food security in the Niger Delta,” he said. GVE Managing Director Ifeanyi Orajaka said: “We are excited about this ...

News Niger » People: Meningitis Kills Four In Niger State

News channel or source: https://www.channelstv.com/2018/02/21/breaking-meningitis-kills-four-niger-state/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Four people have been confirmed died from Cerebrospinal Meningitis in Niger State, following the outbreak of the disease in the state. The state’s Commissioner of Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril, told reporters on Wednesday that the deaths were recorded in ...

News Niger » People: Niger Deltans urged to shun violence

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/niger-deltans-urged-shun-violence/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

WARRI – Niger Deltans have been urged to shun violence and continue ... Yemi Osibanjo who was acting President to visit the region to interact with the people on the way forward. While urging youths to shun any temptation to go the path of violence ...

News Niger » People: Millions of people in the Lake Chad Basin region remain in desperate need of aid

News channel or source: https://www.nrc.no/news/2018/february/millions-of-people-in-the-lake-chad-basin-region-remain-in-desperate-need-of-aid/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Two million people are already food insecure across Cameroon, Niger and Chad. Over half a million children already suffer from malnutrition, most of them in northeast Nigeria, with no sign of that rate decreasing. In the past year, humanitarian actors were ...

News Niger » People: Niger trial: 475 Boko Haram suspects freed for lack of evidence

News channel or source: http://punchng.com/475-boko-haram-suspects-freed-for-lack-of-evidence/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

In total, some 1,669 people have been processed in a string of mass hearings ... The violence has also spilt over into neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

News Niger » People: Lake Chad basin: 10.7M people need relief assistance to survive

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/lake-chad-basin-107m-people-need-relief-assistance-survive
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Assistance is reaching more people than before as aid organisations increase personnel ... remain high in the conflict-hit regions of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. Humanitarian organisations are in 2018 requesting for US$1.6 billion to ease hunger ...