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Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say

no responses. March 15, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination


UN Experts Seek Amendment Of Drug Laws To Combat Racial Discrimination

United Nations human rights experts said at every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death […]

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Annual UN women activists’ summit opens with focus on services, infrastructure

no responses. March 12, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

#csw63: Seeks For Basic Social Protections For Women And Girls


#csw63: Seeks For Basic Social Protections For Women And Girls

Addressing the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in a joint speech, Muniba Mazari and Mary Fatiya, both asked for […]

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no responses. March 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

IOM To Fly Flag At Half-mast, As UN Officials Express Condolences, Sadness After Crash


IOM To Fly Flag At Half-mast, As UN Officials Express Condolences, Sadness After Crash

Many senior UN officials took to Social Media to express their condolences and sadness. On Twitter, José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the Food and […]

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres

no responses. March 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 19 U.N. Workers Killed


Ethiopian Airlines Crash: 19 U.N. Workers Killed

An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board The UN Secretary-General […]

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no responses. October 7, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

UN Top Officials Join Forces To Support Crisis-affected North-east Nigeria


UN Top Officials Join Forces To Support Crisis-affected North-east Nigeria

The United Nations Development Programme Administrator Achim Steiner and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock have called on national and international partners to reinforce joint efforts to […]

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no responses. October 4, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand


Uganda Army Launches Ulinzi Condom Brand

Uganda’s army has launched its own brand of condoms, named after the Swahili word for “protection”, to help prevent soldiers contract HIV. A soldier cannot defend […]

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Middle-The UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children,Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, in Abuja,Nigeria at a news conference

no responses. September 11, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

#Traffickinginpersons: UN Faults Nigeria’s Political Will, Funding And Programs


#Traffickinginpersons: UN Faults Nigeria’s Political Will, Funding And Programs

The UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children,Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, has stressed the need for Nigeria to step up efforts and ensure that […]

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UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro 

no responses. September 3, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

UN Human Rights Expert To Visit Nigeria, Discuss Various Forms And Manifestations Of Trafficking In Persons


UN Human Rights Expert To Visit Nigeria, Discuss Various Forms And Manifestations Of Trafficking In Persons

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Grazia Giammarinaro  will assess the issue of trafficking in persons in Nigeria, during an official visit to the country from 3-10 September. […]

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no responses. August 29, 2018 Alu Azege

Increased Sensitization, Key To Peace In Nigeria


Increased Sensitization, Key To Peace In Nigeria

Media professionals have been advised to increase sensitization of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 UNSCR, for full implementation and sustainable peace in Nigeria. This […]

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no responses. August 10, 2018 Alu Azege

Niger State Enforces Law on Tree Falling


Niger State Enforces Law on Tree Falling

 The Niger state government says it will enforce law on tree falling across the state to check effect of deforestation. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello stated this […]

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no responses. May 7, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

PDP’s Letter To The UN Beyond Comprehension – Presidency


PDP’s Letter To The UN Beyond Comprehension – Presidency

The letter written by the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Uche Secondus to the United Nations Secretary General accusing President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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no responses. April 12, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

UN: Central African Republic Corpse Protest Was Propaganda


UN: Central African Republic Corpse Protest Was Propaganda

The UN says protesters who placed corpses in front of their headquarters in the Central African Republic (CAR) were using the bodies for “propaganda”. “Some people […]

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no responses. April 10, 2018 debby eselebor

Messi Named UN Ambassador


Messi Named UN Ambassador

The UN World Tourism Organisation has appointed FC Barcelona’s Argentine star Lionel Messi as an ambassador to promote responsible tourism. “During my travels I have had […]

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no responses. February 28, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

UN Outraged By Dapchi Schoolgirls Abduction


UN Outraged By Dapchi Schoolgirls Abduction

 The UN has expressed outrage at the abduction of 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The Secretary-General, Mr […]

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no responses. February 13, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

World Radio Day: Celebrating Radio And Sports


World Radio Day: Celebrating Radio And Sports

 Nigeria today joins the rest of the world to mark World Radio Day.  In December 2012, The General Assembly of the UN endorsed the proclamation of […]

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no responses. February 5, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

CAN Calls For Proactive Measure To Restore Peace In Nigeria


CAN Calls For Proactive Measure To Restore Peace In Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to be more proactive in restoring peace across the country. The president of CAN, […]

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no responses. December 11, 2017 Victoria Gaji

I’m Into Academy To Fulfill My Passion: Teju Babyface


I’m Into Academy To Fulfill My Passion: Teju Babyface

Stand-up comedian Olateju Oyelakin, popularly known as Teju Babyface on said Monday that he decided to set up a mentorship academy to fulfill his burning passion […]

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no responses. November 14, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Iran Quake Survivors Seek Shelter As Death Toll Rises


Iran Quake Survivors Seek Shelter As Death Toll Rises

Thousands of Iranians have spent a second night outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after a devastating earthquake hit the west of the country. The government is […]

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no responses. November 7, 2017 Victoria Gaji

Breaking: Obasanjo Gets United Nations Job


Breaking: Obasanjo Gets United Nations Job

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. […]

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no responses. October 20, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Adamawa State Govt. Resolve To Support Gender Equality Bill


Adamawa State Govt. Resolve To Support Gender Equality Bill

The Adamawa state Government has pledged to support the passage of its proposed Gender And EqualL Opportunities Bill,,GEOB being championed by UN Women and Ministry of […]

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