9 Nov 2020
A United Nations (UN) delegation, led by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, will today, visit Nigeria, Niger, Sierra Leone a post-COVID-19 recovery.
2 Oct 2020
Mainstreaming gender inclusion in governance requires institutional and legal reforms, and deliberate efforts by political leaders to give women a fair chance to contribute to development, according to panelists at the 1st Kwara State Gender Conference yesterday.
21 Sep 2020
Fresh efforts are in the offing to halt impacts of climate change in the continent, with the launch of a regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Côte d’Ivoire.
13 Dec 2019
58-year-old British-Nigerian diplomat, Amina Mohammed has been named as one of the most powerful women in 2019 by Forbes. The list comprises 100 women whom Forbes says are often referred to as the “first” and sometimes the “only” in their respected fields. The 2019 list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women celebrates women who are using their…
4 Dec 2019
The memory of the brute force, the brigandage, intimidation, repression and violence with which the November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election was executed against the electorate in Kogi State...
7 Jul 2019
Ms Amina Mohammed, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, has pledged the UN’s full support to the African Union (AU) as nations begin to earnestly...
22 Apr 2019
At the next round of UN climate change talks in Bonn in June, this year, nine developing countries, including Nigeria will present their activities to curb and reduce greenhouse emissions before 2020, their national inventories.Government representatives are encouraged to put questions....
15 Apr 2019
The United Nations has kick-started a partnership that will study how floating cities could be a viable solution to urban challenges...
13 Sep 2018
Prior to her UN appointment as the Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammed was formerly the Minister of Environment in Nigeria under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. This title upon appointment sparked a lot controversy amongst the indigenes of her state, Gombe. In their trending words which she disclosed while speaking at the International Monetary…
7 Jul 2018
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.
12 Feb 2018
Greater ambition to divest from fossil fuel investments and consistent climate action is needed from the global investor community to accelerate the move towards...
16 Jan 2018
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.