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no responses. May 8, 2019 Enuwa Ochai

Federal Government Seeks United Nations Intervention To Recharge Lake Chad


Federal Government Seeks United Nations Intervention To Recharge Lake Chad

The President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), María Espinosa-Garcés, has described the shrinking of the Lake Chad as one of the major climate […]

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no responses. April 24, 2019 Elizabeth David

Alec Baldwin Calls For Action On Climate Change At UN Event


Alec Baldwin Calls For Action On Climate Change At UN Event

Actor Alec Baldwin said that his passion about preserving the planet for future generations was sparked by meeting indigenous people who are guardians of their lands […]

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Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’

no responses. April 21, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Killing Of Egyptian Peacekeeper In Mali ‘May Constitute War Crimes’ UN Warns


Killing Of Egyptian Peacekeeper In Mali ‘May Constitute War Crimes’ UN Warns

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy […]

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‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official

no responses. April 19, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN Top Official Solicits Urgent Support For ‘Foreign Children’ In Overwhelmed Syrian Camp


UN Top Official Solicits Urgent Support For ‘Foreign Children’ In Overwhelmed Syrian Camp

Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a […]

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Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry

no responses. April 3, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

UN, EU Warn Of Food Crises Driven By Conflict And Climate-related Disasters


UN, EU Warn Of Food Crises Driven By Conflict And Climate-related Disasters

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry A new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released Tuesday, says […]

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‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official

no responses. March 27, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East


Top UN Official Warns Of Provocative Actions And Inflammatory Rhetoric Destabilizing Middle East

Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the […]

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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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