UN urges investors to align portfolios with Paris climate deal
Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards...
FG mulls cheaper solution to recharge drying Lake Chad
The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin.
Ex-minister under probe over alleged $1b illicit deals
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) yesterday released a report showing how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth $300 million, were laundered into China.
A shortlist for fix-Nigeria 2019 - Part 2
As it was once predicted on this platform, the honeymoon is now effectively over. And the truth that was kept in a grave is coming out. It was once noted here too that you can keep truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.
Nigeria skeptical as new urban agenda, reform of UN-Habitat top UN talks
The plot thickened still last week on the unfolding controversy over the reform of UN-Habitat, as the General Assembly kicked off a high-level meeting on a new UN approach to the rapidly urbanizing world.
UN calls for more global commitment to SDGs
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for escalated efforts by Nations for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure that the 2030 deadline is met.
UN pledges support for Ogoni cleanup, others
Deputy Secretary General of United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed made the promise while addressing the directors general and staffers of the Ministry of Environment in Abuja as part of her visit to Nigeria.
AIDS pandemic far from over, says Amina Mohammed
The United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed, has warned that the AIDS pandemic was still far from over, saying over 36.7 million people are living with HIV globally.