Tag: secretary general

Let’s Be Honest, There’s Racism in The UN – Guterres

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2020

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has decried the existence of racism in the organisation. He indicated that the situation was ironic and worrisome, considering the fact ... Read More

Former NFF Secretary General, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2019

Former Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Ogunjobi, who before his demise was the Chairman of Osun Football Association, ... Read More

Ghana to give Kofi Annan state burial, body arrives 10 September

admin- August 30, 2018

The body of Kofi Annan, the late former secretary-general of the United Nations, will arrive in Ghana on September 10, the government has announced. The ... Read More

How Boko Haram ruined Cameroon-Nigeria Mixed Commission

admin- July 19, 2018

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres By Prudence Arobani The demarcation of the Cameroon-Nigeria border and the pillar construction continued to face challenges due to insecurity in ... Read More

UN cautions U.S on migrant policy

admin- June 19, 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres By Prudence Arobani The UN has committed to the defence of the rights of migrant and refugee children and appealed to ... Read More

Nigeria remains highest shareholder in AfDB – Nmehielle

admin- May 3, 2018

Nigeria remains highest shareholder in AfDB – Nmehielle The African Development Bank (AfDB)  on Thursday said Nigeria remained the highest shareholder of the bank with ... Read More

NGE Wants Enabling Legal Environment For Press Freedom

Abdul Jimoh- May 3, 2018

As part of the activities marking the 2018 World Press Freedom Day, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday called on the government to ... Read More

International Community Condemns Somalia’s Worst-Ever Bomb Attacks

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2017

The UN and the U.S. have strongly condemned the Saturday bomb attacks in Mogadishu which is described as Somalia’s worst-ever bomb attack. UN Secretary-General Antonio ... Read More

December 14, 2016 News Summary 13th December 2016: President Buhari Intervenes In Gambia Political Impasse, and more

admin- December 14, 2016

President Buhari Intervenes In Gambia Political Impasse High-level talks are now ongoing in Banjul the capital of Gambia towards finding lasting solutions to the political ... Read More

OPEC Agrees On Output Cut To Boost Oil Prices

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2016

OPEC officials approved on Monday a document outlining the exporter group’s long-term strategy, in a sign its members are making progress in ironing out differences ... Read More

Chief Of Army Staff Bags Prestigiuos Kwameh Nkrumah Leadership Award

Abdul Jimoh- August 27, 2016

.........Dedicate same Officers and Soldiers of the Nigerian Army The Chief Of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has received the prestigious award of ... Read More

#Rio2016: 3-Man Panel Sent To Brazil To Investigate Alleged Abuse Of PVCs

admin- August 15, 2016

A three man panel has been despatched to Salvador, Brazil to investigate allegations of abuse of Personal Identification Cards known as PVCs or accreditation cards. ... Read More

UNWTO Rolls Out Measures To Boost Tourism Development in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2016

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has rolled out a number of measures, including technical assistance, capacity building and the revision of the country's Tourism ... Read More

NFF Confirms FIFA President, Infantino’s Visit

admin- July 12, 2016

President of world football –governing body, FIFA, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will arrive Nigeria in a fortnight on a ... Read More

Kachikwu With Diplomatic Shuttle, Barkindo Emerges OPEC Secretary General

Tanimu- June 3, 2016

Muhammad Barkindo Garba Deen Muhammad: After months of shuttle diplomacy anchored by the Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s quest ... Read More

FIFA Appoints Senegalese Woman As Secretary-General

Henry Solomon- May 14, 2016

  Senegal's Fatma Samoura has been appointed as FIFA’s Secretary-General, becoming the first female in that post and the first African in such position. She ... Read More

Ex-NNPC Boss Barkindo Nominated By Nigeria As Next OPEC Chief

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2016

Nigeria has nominated the former chief of its state oil company to be the next secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, delegates ... Read More

Ban Ki-Moon Salutes Nigeria’s Untiring Efforts In PeaceKeeping Mission In Liberia

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2016

(Photo: DefenceInfo) The Special Representative to Secretary General (SRSG) in the United Nations’ Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Mr Farid Zarif, has eulogized the Nigerian Contingents ... Read More