Tag: UN

Nigeria’s Ambassador To UN Hails NYSC On Contribution To National Development

Abdul Jimoh- December 16, 2021

Nigeria’s permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Muhammad Bande, says matters of Youth developments remains central to the progress of any Country. Professor ... Read More

EFCC Boss, Bawa in US for UN Special Session Against Corruption

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2021

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Abdulrasheed Bawa has arrived in New York, United States, where he is billed to ... Read More

UN Pledges Support, Urges FG to Invest in Digital Economy

AMT Tanimu- February 22, 2021

The United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Mrs Amina Muhammed pledged the support of the global body to the country’s digital economy sector while urging the ... Read More

Dr. Pantami and UN Deputy Secretary General Meets on Digital Economy

AMT Tanimu- February 22, 2021

Nigeria is seeking broader opportunities from the World Bank and other United Organizations in the area of Policy and Digital Training for teeming Nigerian youths ... Read More

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

Red Cross lauds Nigeria’s commitment to global nuclear ban

Abdul Jimoh- August 7, 2020

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) welcomes Nigeria’s commitment to contribute to global ban on nuclear weapons by ratifying the Treaty on the ... Read More

COVID-19 Response: FG Receives 2nd Batch Medical Supplies of UN Basket Fund

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response ... Read More

NDLEA arrests 109 suspects, seizes about 1,400 Kgs of illicit drugs in Ekiti

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2020

The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Ekiti Command, says it arrested 109 suspected dealers on illicit drugs in the last 11 months in the ... Read More

3 Nigerians, 80 Others get UN Posthumous Peacekeeping Award

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

United Nations, May 29, 2020 (NAN) The United Nations on Friday honoured three Nigerians and 80 other military, police and civilian peacekeepers, who lost their ... Read More

UN: Global Hunger Could Double Due to COVID-19

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2020

The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the UN ... Read More

UN Women Honours Candido as a ‘He-For-She’ Champion

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2019

UN Women on Tuesday honoured Mr Abdullahi Candido, the Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), as a ‘HeForShe’ champion for his contributions to women empowerment ... Read More

Gates Foundation Honours 16-Year-old Activist

Henry Solomon- September 25, 2019

Miss Payal Jangid, a 16-year-old from India was  honoured for her commitment towards advocating for education and abolition of child marriage after refusing to marry ... Read More

FG Assures ECOWAS, UN of Credible 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- December 13, 2018

The Federal Government has assured the economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the UN election monitoring team of credible elections in 2019. The ... Read More

PCNI and UN Hold Workshop on Revolutionizing Humanitarian Interventions – Alkasim Abdulkadir

AMT Tanimu- December 6, 2018

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) and the United Nations concluded a two-day workshop on the UN’s “New Way of Working” a widely ... Read More

Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence – Minister

Henry Solomon- December 3, 2018

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar has urged Nigerian women and girls to break their silence and speak out against ... Read More

UNHCR, AUN Empowered 190 Displaced Persons in Borno

AMT Tanimu- October 31, 2018

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and American University of Nigeria (AUN) have distributed resettlement packs to 190 graduates of its skill acquisition ... Read More

New wonder drug for Tuberculosis hailed as game changer

admin- October 23, 2018

Tuberculosis patients in India: a new drug bedaquiline, used along with other drugs, is being hailed as game changer A new treatment for a drug-resistant ... Read More

UNOCHA Holds Workshop on Humanitarian Response Plan – @NePcni

AMT Tanimu- October 17, 2018

On October 2, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) hosted a workshop on the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Plan. The workshop ... Read More

Boko Haram: UN To Visit Maiduguri, Bama, Abuja To Strengthen Humanitarian Intervention

Abdul Jimoh- October 2, 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama (M) with UNDP Administrator, Mr Aching Steiner (L)) and UN Emergency Relief Coordinator and Head of UN Office for the ... Read More

Nigeria, UN, Germany and Norway hold Summit on North East in Berlin

AMT Tanimu- September 6, 2018

On Monday, September 3, 2018, Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations converged on Berlin Monday for a “pledging conference on Boko Haram”. The Berlin ... Read More