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Nigeria: UN expert calls for more advances in protecting older persons

New York: Despite commendable progress on legal and policy safeguards for older persons, a UN-appointed independent human rights expert said on Friday that Nigeria must implement already adopted measures to protect them against ageism and age discrimination, both of which are still prevalent.

Nigeria: Three-story building collapses in Abuja, several feared trapped under debris

Abuja: A three-story under construction building collapsed in Nigerian capital Abuja which has left several people trapped under debris.

Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap four nuns on highway

Abuja: Gunmen have abducted four Catholic nuns from a highway in Nigeria's oil-producing Imo state, media reports said on Tuesday.

Nigerian catholic church shooting: Five arrested

Abuja: Five men have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the June 5 shooting at a Catholic church in the Nigerian state of Ondo, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said on Tuesday.

Nigeria: crisis in northeast will worsen without urgent help, says OCHA

New York: UN humanitarians issued an alert on Tuesday over the deteriorating situation for millions of mainly women and children in northeast Nigeria who continue to be affected by protracted armed conflict, just as the country enters the lean season.

Act now to end food, energy and finance crisis, Guterres urges world leaders

New York: Ripple effects from the war in Ukraine have generated a severe cost-of-living crisis which no country or community can escape, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday at a press conference to launch the latest report on the conflict’s impacts on food security, energy, and financing.

Nigeria: Guterres condemns ‘heinous’ church attack which left dozens dead

New York: The UN Secretary-General has condemned “in the strongest terms” a brutal attack on a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria at the weekend, which left at least 50 people dead and wounded dozens more.

Gunmen kill church worshippers in Nigeria

Abuja: Unknown gunmen killed several church worshippers in Nigeria's Ondo state on Sunday.

Nigeria: Lagos building collapse leaves 8 people dead

Lagos: At least eight people have died as a three-storey building collapsed in Nigeria's southwest Lagos state, media reports said on Monday.

Nigeria: Over 100 killed in explosion at illegal oil refinery

Abuja/UNI/Xinhua: Over 100 people have been killed following an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria's southern state of Imo, official and local sources said on Saturday.

Nigeria road accident kills at least five

Lagos/UNI/Xinhua: At least five members of a family died and two others were injured in an accident in Nigeria's northwest state of Jigawa, confirmed a local police officer.

Nigeria: Gunmen attack in Kaduna leaves 11 people killed

Lagos: Unidentified gunmen killed at least 11 people in Nigeria's Kaduna state on Sunday, media reports said.

UN relief chief pledges support for Nigeria

New York: Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths, has ended a four-day visit to Nigeria, pledging support and promising the United Nations will do everything it can to help rebuild the lives of vulnerable families who have been impacted by violence and extremism there.

Scores of civilians dead, UN chief condemns 'appalling' attacks in Nigeria

New York: The Secretary-General, António Guterres, strongly condemned on Monday the “appalling” attacks perpetrated over the weekend in Nigeria’s Zamfara State in which scores of civilians were killed. 

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari orders conditional lifting of the ban on Twitter

Abuja/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday directed the government to lift the suspension of Twitter if the social media networking giant complies with national regulations.