Monday, February 6, 2023


February 1, 2023

U-17 AFCON: Nigeria to battle Morocco, South Africa, Zambia

The Golden Eaglets have been drawn to play Morocco, South Africa and Zambia in Group B of the Africa U-17 Cup of Nations.

Golden Eaglets (Credit: NFF)
January 26, 2023

Women prevented 141 million unwanted pregnancies in 2022 with contraceptives: Report

The report estimates 371 million women of reproductive age in low and middle income nations now rely on contraception.

January 26, 2023

Democracy under threat in African nations: Report

The analysis asserted that government brutality against dissenting voices has increased across Africa ever since the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Photo of military combatants used to illustrate this story
January 25, 2023

Gunmen kidnap WHO doctor Mahamadou Diawara in Mali

Mr Diawara was taken from his car in the town of Menaka, located in an eastern region where militant groups linked to Al Qaeda and Daesh are active.

WHO medical personnel
December 23, 2022

Remains of two fallen Nigerian peacekeepers in Mali to be returned home: UN

The remains of the fallen peacekeepers would be received by the Nigerian government after their memorial ceremony, the UN said.

UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric
November 28, 2022

Nigeria committed to restoring political stability, security in West Africa: Buhari

The president said Nigeria was committed to restoring democratic rule to Mali, Guinea and Burkina-Faso.

Muhammadu Buhari (Credit: Muhammadu Buhari)
November 23, 2022

Gulf of Guinea: UN official urges stronger action to address piracy

The UN Assistant Secretary-General wants more security partnerships between States and their regional and international partners.

Martha Pobee
November 15, 2022

Ivory Coast to withdraw from UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

Mali has relied on regional allies and peacekeepers for a decade to contain an Islamist insurgency that has killed thousands of people.

United Nations peacekeeping force
November 11, 2022

Rising terrorism in Africa major threat to peace, says UN

UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammed says the growth of terrorism is a major threat to international peace and security, felt most in Africa.

October 29, 2022

UNHCR seeks support for 3.4 million flood victims in Nigeria, other African countries

The call comes amid the worst floods in a decade, which have swept across Nigeria, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon.

United Union/flood