Tag: United Nation

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 urges traditional rulers to protect girl-child against child marriage

inno.korie- December 4, 2018

The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Tuesday urged traditional leaders to protect the girl-child from child marriage ... 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

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

Female victims of Boko Haram under U.N. focus

admin- June 20, 2018

The UN has focused on the plight of the girl victims of sexual violence and abuse by Boko Haram terrorists as it celebrates International Day ... Read More

17m people left Africa in 2017, says UN report

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade ... Read More

Ebola Cases in Congo Jumps to 14

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 18, 2018

The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Congo has risen from three to 14, according to the Central African country’s Health Ministry. “In total since ... Read More

WHO Convenes Emergency Meeting as Ebola Spreads in DRC

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 18, 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday over the latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease in the Democratic Republic ... Read More

Forests Day: FRIN boss, others seek more trees in urban centres

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 21, 2018

As the global community marks the International Day of Forests, the Executive Director, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, Dr Adeshola Adepoju, has called ... Read More

UN Warns against Continuous Violence in Southern Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 14, 2018

The UN has warned against the ongoing violence in Libya’s southern city of Sabha, calling on all parties to exercise restraint and work toward a ... Read More

UN Appoints Kemi Adeosun into Pension Fund Investment Committee

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 14, 2018

The United Nations has appointed Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). Kemi ... Read More

United Nation to Repatriate 180 Nigerians from Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 4, 2018

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) would on Monday (Jan. 8) repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country. The UN migration ... Read More

”Food Africa” Model Project Begins In Kaduna

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2017

Sahara group, The Roca Brothers, Kaduna State Government and UN System in partnership commenced the implementation of  ''FOOD AFRICA'' Model Project in Kaduna, a programme ... Read More

Issues Trump Will Press On Other Nations To Take Greater Role At #UNGA

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump will urge other nations at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to take on a greater role even as he stresses ... Read More

NTA NEWS SUMMARY: Buhari Receives Ghanian President

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 14, 2017

    Buhari Receives Ghanian President Critical issues of interest to Nigeria, ghana and the west african sub-region were brought to the front burner as ... Read More

Feel free to visit Nigeria House’, envoy urges Nigerians

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 21, 2017

Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, has asked Nigerians to feel free to visit the Nigeria House when in New York, saying ... Read More

FCTA to Hand-Over Renovated UN Building Soon

Suleiman Idris- April 6, 2017

The FCT Administration would strive very hard to complete and handover the United Nations House, Abuja to serve the purpose of being the Common Office ... Read More

SDGs: United Nation Commends Nigeria’s Domestication Progress

inno.korie- March 2, 2017

Clair Adelabu-Abdulrazak, Abuja: The United Nations has described Nigeria as a leader in domesticating the sustainable development goals -SDGs. At a “UNITAR learning conference” organized ... Read More

Saraki Seeks Increased Use Of Clean Cooking Energy By Nigerians

Abdul Jimoh- October 13, 2016

Senate President, Bukola Saraki Chuks Okocha, Abuja; Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for an increased usage of clean cooking energy by Nigerians ... Read More

UN Adopts SDGs Global Education Action Plan Agenda

Tanimu- June 3, 2016

NAN/UN: A global education action agenda affirming the importance of Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) 4, was adopted on Thursday in Gyeongju, South Korea. Gyeongju Action ... Read More