UN chief thanks Obasanjo for smooth transition in Liberia
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed gratitude to former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo for his mediation role in ensuring smooth political transition in Liberia.
Conflicts, inequalities responsible for human trafficking, says UN
Conflicts, instabilities and inequalities are responsible for human trafficking across the globe.
UN chief hears of 'unimaginable' atrocities as he visits Rohingya camps
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said he heard "unimaginable" accounts of atrocities during a visit Monday to Bangladesh's refugee camps and called for Myanmar to be held responsible for "crimes" against the Rohingya.
UN chief says migration is 'inevitable'
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that migration, which is currently posing serious challenges to political leaders around the world, was "inevitable".
UN predicts more plastic products in oceans than fishes by 2050
The United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, says the uncensored use of plastics all over the world, would make them to outnumber fishes in oceans by 2050. Guterres declared this in his speech to mark the 2018 World Environment Day.
Full Sahel anti-jihadist force set to deploy, says Niger's defence minister
A new five-nation force is ready to deploy to fight jihadists in the Sahel region of northwestern Africa, Niger's defence minister said on Sunday.
Standard Chartered chief joins UN’s global compact board
The United Nations’ Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, Bola Adesola, as the Vice-Chair of Global Compact Board.
UN chief urges Saudi prince to seek political solution in Yemen
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday presented a $930 million check to the UN for humanitarian aid in Yemen as the UN chief pushed for an end to the war in which Riyadh leads a military coalition.
UN body charges students to defeat prejudice through excellence
The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos yesterday charged students to defeat prejudice through excellence.