Russia, US headed for UN showdown over Syria gas attacks probe
Russia and the United States were on a collision course ahead of a UN Security Council vote Thursday on the fate of a UN-led probe to determine who is behind chemical attacks in Syria's six-year war.
UN, World Bank plan roadmap for sustainable climate finance
The United Nation’s (UN) top environmental body and the World Bank Group have released data to help governments and the private sector design a global financial system that is fit-for-purpose.
Iran still complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog chief
The UN's nuclear watchdog director Yukiya Amano Thursday reaffirmed Tehran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal in a meeting with US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the agency said.
Obasanjo, others appointed into UN board
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into United Nations (UN) high-level advisory board.
UN hails Ohanaeze’s role in South East agitations
The United Nations said yesterday that it was worried by the recent agitations for self-determination by a section of the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria and expressed UN’s preference for a united and peaceful Nigeria.
UN seeks urgent action on Paris climate change pact
Governments and non-state actors need to act fast in order to achieve the 2030 global warming targets as captured in the Paris Agreement, a new report by the United Nations (UN) has warned.
Nigeria, four others account for half of newborn deaths, says UN
A new United Nations (UN) report indicates that Nigeria and four other countries account for half of all newborn deaths.
The golden jubilee of Pax Africana
This month marks the third anniversary of the death of Kenyan political scientist, Ali Mazrui.