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AU launches tool to check women’s participation in peace and security

The Office of the Special Envoy on Women Peace and Security (WPS) has launched a 10 years Continental Result Framework (CRF) to monitor the implementation the WPS agenda in member states of the African Union. The launching ceremony reportedly took place alongside the Gender is my Agenda Campaign ( GiMAC) from

Human suffering underlines the urgency to do more in 2019

In 2019 the Peace and Security Council (PSC) is likely to see crises in places such as South Sudan, Somalia, the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Sahel remain on its agenda. Other burning issues such as Cameroon could spiral out of control if not handled by the continental body. The

North, South Korea to hold 3rd peace summit September

Godsgift Onyedinefu The North and south Korean leaders have agreed to hold an inter-korean summit to discuss issues on the permanent settlement of peace and ways to ease tensions between the countries, Director, Korean Cultural Centre, Abuja, Sungrae Han announced on Tuesday. The summit which is set to hold spetember 18th - 20th

Zamfara is now safe from armed bandits, criminalities – DHQ

•Over 6000 IDPs has returned home   Godsgift Onyedinefu   The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that Zamfara State is now safe from incessant killings, banditry activities, cattle rustling, kidnappings and armed robbery and other security threats. The Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. John Agim, disclosed this on Friday while addressing Newsmen on the

UN warns isreal-Gaza attacks will lead to war

Hamas says truce reached with Israel     United Nations has expressed strong concern that the escalating violence in Gaza could lead to war. Nickolay Mladenov, the UN's special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, said he was "deeply alarmed by the recent escalation of violence between Gaza and Israel, and

FG to end herdsmen-farmers clashes -Osinbajo

Babatunde Abiodun  Indications emerged on Tuesday that the Federal Government is determined to end the naughty herdsmen-farmers’ clashes, though the lingering crises predate the Buhari administration. The Nigeria's Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, stated this while receiving a delegation led by the traditional rulers of Batta and Bachama communities in Adamawa State: HRM Hama Batta,

AUN’s Message of Peace to Nigeria

Editor's note: American University of Nigeria (AUN)'s message to Nigerians on the occasion of the nation's 57th Independence Day Anniversary     Hello neighbors! As President of the American University of Nigeria, and Chairperson of the Adamawa Peacemakers Initiative, I share a message of peace to our community.  During this holiday weekend, celebrating

Agitations: Jerry Gana calls for dialogue, warns against hate speech

•African Study Bible is unveiled ..Nneoma Ndibe  The former Nigerian Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana has called on the federal government  to embrace dialogue as a sustainable way of addressing the rising ethnic tensions in the country hinged on the clamour for restructuring or outright secession by various socio-political groups. Gana made

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