Tag: UN Secretary General

UN describes ‘Virginity testing’ as human rights violation

admin- October 18, 2018

A group of United Nations (UN) agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of a ... Read More

UK regrets U.S. exit from U.N. rights council

admin- June 20, 2018

The UK has expressed regret over the Tuesday’s decision of the U.S. to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, ... 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

World, One Error Away from Nuclear Destruction – UN Chief

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2018

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the world is “one mechanical, electronic or human error away from a catastrophe that could eradicate entire cities ... Read More

UN condemns Maiduguri Sunday night attack

admin- April 3, 2018

Mr. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General The UN on Monday condemned the Sunday night attack by Boko Haram insurgents at some communities in Jere Local Government ... Read More

UN Scribe Lauds NASS Relationship With Executive 

Abdul Jimoh- November 9, 2017

  The United Nations has commended the good relations between the Executive and the 8th National Assembly as exhibited by the lawmakers at the joint session ... Read More

UN Chief Optimistic That Trump Would Re-certify Iran’s Nuclear Agreement

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2017

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed strong hope that US President Donald Trump would retain what he termed the ‘breakthrough’ agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. ... Read More

Nigeria Has Come To Take Its Rightful Place At The UN – New Ambassador

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2017

The Nigeria’s new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, says his assumption of duty signifies that Nigeria has come to take ... Read More

Amina Mohammed Sworn-In As UN Deputy Secretary General

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2017

Former Nigerian Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has been sworn-in as the Fifth United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary-General on Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in ... Read More

Nigerian Appointed UN Registrar of Criminal Tribunal

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2016

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of  a Nigerian, Mr. Olufemi Elias, as Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals. The ... Read More

Uproar Over UN Wonder Woman Honorary

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2016

Comic Character Wonder Woman Wonder was not the feeling that struck many women upon hearing that comic character Wonder Woman was being made an honorary ... Read More

UN Secretary General on The Release of 21 Chibok School Girls

Tanimu- October 15, 2016

UN AssemblyUN Secretary General New York: The Secretary-General welcomes the reported release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls, following more than two years of captivity. He remains ... Read More

African Union Exhibits Key Achievements in Humanitarian Action at the First World Humanitarian Summit Exhibition In Turkey

inno.korie- August 18, 2016

The African Union Commission successfully participated in an exhibition at the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit, The exhibition highlighted Africa’s challenges and experience in ... Read More

UN Chief Renew Call to Support MNJTF Against Insurgency

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 8, 2015

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin countries The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attacks by ... Read More