Tag: United Nations

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 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

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

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

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

Special Situation Report: UN building Bombing 7 Years After

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2018

Seven years after the UN building in Abuja was hit by insurgents in which 21 persons died, the reconstruction of the building has been shrouded ... Read More

World Food Prices Down 3.7% In July – FAO

Abdul Jimoh- August 2, 2018

World food prices fell 3.7 per cent in July from the month before with declines seen across all crop types, the United Nations food agency ... Read More

Antonio Guterres : United Nations running Out of Cash

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 27, 2018

The United Nations is  running out of cash,  Secretary-General Antonio Guterres  has warned, saying the cash crunch is  the worst in years. The UN chief ... Read More

Nigerian Green Bond is World’s 1st Fully-Certified Green Bond’ – Amina Mohammed

Henry Solomon- July 17, 2018

Nigeria’s N10.69 billion  Sovereign Green Bond issued on Dec. 18, 2017, is the world’s first fully-certified sovereign green bond, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has ... Read More

World Environment Day: UN urges ban on plastic containers

inno.korie- June 5, 2018

Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled and governments should consider banning or taxing single-use bags or food containers ... Read More

Prof. Ibrahim Gambari gets new UN’s job

admin- May 30, 2018

The United Nations has appointed Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as a member of independent eminent experts on the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Promotion Action. ... 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

We will hold credible, free and fair election in 2019 – Buhari

admin- March 27, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the United Nations (UN) of his commitment to conducting credible, free and fair elections in 2019. Buhari gave the assurance ... 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

#IWD2018 UN Gives Recognition to Aba Women’s Riot

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2018

The UN Women has recognised the Aba women’s riot of 1929 as a noteworthy women-led demonstration, which ignited the revolution in the defence of women’s ... Read More

UN Warns: Big Cat Species Going into Extinction

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2018

The UN has called for the protection of big cats species such as lions, tigers and leopards, warning that they are fast going into extinction. ... Read More

28 African Countries Have no Single Radiotherapy Machine for Cancer– UN

Henry Solomon- February 3, 2018

UN agency, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decried the lack of a single radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in 28 African countries. Yukiya Amano, ... Read More

Senate Working to Improve Electoral Process, Says Saraki

Abdul Jimoh- January 23, 2018

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said the Senate is working to improve the nation's electoral process by building on the gains ... Read More

ECOWAS Parliament, UNHCR Tour Insurgency Affected Communities in Adamawa

Henry Solomon- January 20, 2018

Some members of ECOWAS Parliament and UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have commenced tour of some communities affected by insurgency and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps ... Read More

President Buhari With by Gov Bindow To Participate in ‘One Planet Summit’ in Paris

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2017

Governor of Adamawa State, Sen Mohammed Umar Jibrilla Bindow, will travel with President Muhammadu Buhari to participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the One ... Read More