Tag: New York

New York court threatens to arrest Cardi B

admin- December 4, 2018

Cardi B: risks being arrested over assault charge in New York A New York judge on Monday warned Cardi B that she risked arrest if ... Read More

Nigeria Geared Up to Eradicate Discrimination Against Women – Diplomat

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2018

Nigeria has assured the international community of its unalloyed commitment to the advancement of women’s rights and the eradication of violence and all forms of ... Read More

Buhari Now A Global Icon In Fight Against Corruption, Says Onyeama

Abdul Jimoh- October 3, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama says President Muhammadu Buhari’s outing at 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA), New York has made him an accepted and recognised ... Read More

Special Honours for President Buhari in New York

AMT Tanimu- September 28, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: It was a day of glory for President Muhammadu Buhari as the State of New Jersey and City of Philadelphia gave him ... Read More

Gender Rights: Aisha Buhari dedicates award to struggling women

admin- September 28, 2018

The Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Friday said she had dedicated her Global Award of Excellence in Women and Gender Development to struggling ... Read More

President Buhari Advocates Multilateral Cooperation To Check Corruption, Illicit Funds

Abdul Jimoh- September 26, 2018

Muhammadu BuhariNigeria's President President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of corruption within countries and illicit flow of funds across national boundaries can only be effectively ... Read More

Warner shares $126m Spotify windfall with Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Neil Young

admin- August 8, 2018

Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Neil Young  and other artists on major music label Warner will share  a  $126 million windfall  with the company after  it sold ... Read More

Buhari to Addresses UN General Assembly September 25

Henry Solomon- August 3, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 73rd Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York ... Read More

Trump’s lawyer Cohen signals he could squeal on him

admin- July 3, 2018

Trump lawyer Cohen: hints he could squeal on Trump and collaborate with Mueller Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, facing potential arrest in New ... Read More

UN Chief Urges ‘Compassion’ On World Refugee Day

Abdul Jimoh- June 20, 2018

With more than 68 million people worldwide displaced due to conflict or persecution, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for unity and solidarity as a ... Read More

‘Boko Haram No Longer Holds Our Territory’ – Nigeria Tells UN

Abdul Jimoh- May 8, 2018

  Nigeria told the UN General Assembly in New York that the Boko Haram terrorists no longer held any territory in the country. Nigeria’s Ambassador ... Read More

Movie Premiere: 13,000 Trafficked Persons Rescued, 8,000 Rehabilitated – NAPTIP

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2018

Dame Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said no fewer than 13,000 trafficked persons have been rescued by ... Read More

Global Warning: 1 Out of World’s 6,000 Languages Disappears in Every 2 Weeks

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has warned that at least one out of the world’s estimated 6,000 languages disappears every two weeks. ... Read More

Ahead of Russia 2018: Dalung Promises Upfront Payment of Allowances to Super Eagles

Henry Solomon- February 3, 2018

Super Eagles players and officials would be paid their camping allowances upfront for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Minister of Youth and Sports Development ... Read More

ECOWAS Heads Of State To Determine Morocco’s Fate In December – Onyeama

Abdul Jimoh- September 25, 2017

The fate of Morocco’s application to formally join the ECOWAS sub-regional group as a full member would be determined in December by the ECOWAS Heads ... Read More

#UNGA: What President Buhari and UN Secretary General Guterres Discussed At Bilateral Meeting

AMT Tanimu- September 22, 2017

Adamu Sambo, New York: At the bilateral meeting with UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, President Muhammadu Buhari has made a strong representation to the United ... Read More

Trump Meets Buhari, Other African Leaders, Hails Defeat of Ebola

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd UN ... Read More

New Antibiotics Are Short-Term Solutions To Growing Threat Of Antimicrobial Resistance – WHO

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2017

Few new antibiotics currently in the pipeline cannot combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report has said. “Most of ... Read More

President Buhari Thanks Jordan For Donating Military Hardware

Henry Solomon- September 20, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in New York thanked the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for its support to Nigeria’s campaign against terrorism and insurgency with the ... Read More

Buhari Addresses UN, Calls For Peace, Global Support Against Terrorism

Abdul Jimoh- September 19, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent ... Read More