UN deputy chief regrets girls’ grooming as suicide bombers
UN deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has decried the use of young girls by Boko Haram terrorists as suicide bombers.Mohammed spoke in Bol, Chad, after talking to Halima Adam, one of the girls groomed for suicide mission, but now fighting back against the extremists in the Lake Chad basin.
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...
‘Amina Mohammed not under probe over rosewood exports’
The role played by former Minister, now Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Mrs. Amina Mohammed in wood export racketeering to China became a subject of controversy when the Federal Ministry of Environment defended her actions...
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.
Amina Mohammed urges older Nigerians to pave way for youth
Mohammed stated this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations System and urged older Nigerians to stop competing with the younger ones for employment opportunities.
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.
‘Value of water must be better understood’
Over 3,200 participants from 133 countries attended several hundred sessions, shared experiences, and discussed solutions to the world’s most critical water challenges.
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.