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YOLA — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that half a million populations of Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states are at risk of starvation as its funding for the region dries up. The global agency, in a statement, said it might soon be forced to cut food rations except it secures urgent funds to continue its life-saving operations in the crisis hotspot. The UN agency also said the number of internally displaced...

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ENUGU — The Enugu State Government has promised to take over the welfare of the only surviving child of late Mr and Mrs. Lawrence Chukwu who lost their lives alongside their three-year-old daughter, Nazareth and house help Ukamaka after eating alibo and Ora soup suspected to be poisoned. The State Government revealed this during a condolence visit to the extended family of the deceased by the Commissioner for Gender Affairs and Social Development, Princess Peace...

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ENUGU —Tragedy struck in Ugbo Paul, a suburb of Abakpa Nike, in the Enugu East council area of Enugu State, following the death of three family members and their maid after eating a meal suspected to have been poisoned. It was gathered that only a nine-month-old baby girl of the family survived the tragedy, as she was not fed with the food. The victims were identified as the head of the family, Mr Lawrence Chukwu;...

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Tuesday that 17 per cent of all food available to consumers in 2019 ended up being thrown away. The UN food agency therefore, launched an urgent appeal for action to reduce the amount of food that is wasted, maintained that lack of food, hunger and malnutrition affect every country in the world. Nancy Aburto, Deputy Director of FAO’s Food and Nutrition Division Economic and Social Development Stream,...

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ENUGU — The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised export stakeholders to always seek proper registration of their products to prevent their rejection. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the advice on Thursday at a one-day South-East Stakeholders’ Sensitisation on Registration and Guidelines for Export Trade held in Enugu. Adeyeye, represented by the Director, South-East Zonal Office of the agency, Mrs Olajumoke Ojetokun, said that NAFDAC offices...

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SOKOTO — Tragedy has struck Danzanke village of Bargaja ward, Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto state following the death of 24 people in a single household as a result of food poisoning. Dr. Ali Inname, Sokoto state Commissioner for Health who confirmed this in a statement said members of the household used fertilizer type known as “Gishirin Lalle in Hausa”, as seasoning in cooking food, instead of common salt. The statement read in part:...

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KADUNA — National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will partner with relevant stakeholders to strengthen enlightenment campaign on the Breast Milk Substitute (BMS) Code, among healthcare providers and professionals. The Kaduna State Coordinator, Nasiru Mato, disclosed in Kaduna on Friday, at a Policy Dialogue Webinar on Breastfeeding, organised to commemorate the 2021 World Breastfeeding Week. The webinar with the topic, “The Role of Stakeholders in Domestic Resource Mobilization for Optimal...

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ENUGU — The menace of suspected Fulani herdsmen at farm settlements in Enugu state has crippled rate of farm produce in the state resulting in the high cost of foodstuffs in the market. Speaking to WAPN correspondent, a vegetable seller in the popular New Market Enugu, who pleaded anonymity explained, “The cost of foodstuffs are very high now as opposed to what it used to be at this time of year, rainy season,” “This is...

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DAMATURU, (Yobe State) — The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Faruk said the Federal Government’s National Home Grown Feeding Programme special intervention has impacted positively on millions of Nigerians in areas of hunger reduction, malnutrition, employment generation, and wealth creation. The minister while flagging off Stakeholders’ engagement and enrolment exercise in Damaturu to scale up the programme in Yobe state, said over 100,000  Pupils and 215 cooks in Yobe state are currently benefitting from...

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YOLA — The wife of the Adamawa state Governor, Hajiya Lami Ahmadu Fintiri has assisted 100 widows, orphans, and less privileged with various items in Malamre of Karewa ward in Yola North. Items distributed include wrappers, blankets, mats, rubber buckets, packages of foodstuff, and bag containing soap, toothpaste, pants, sanitary pads, and combs, among others. Presenting the items, representative of the wife of the governor Hajiya Asabe Shuaibu urged the beneficiaries to make proper use...

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