Thursday, 1st June 2023

Antonio Guterres

27 May
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said he was "shocked" by a letter from Sudanese army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, reportedly requesting the replacement of special envoy Volker Perthes amid a brutal war with paramilitaries.
24 May
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on nations to immediately ramp up funding to prevent a "catastrophe" in the Horn of Africa, which is suffering its worst drought in generations.
6 May
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged African leaders to redouble efforts to bring peace to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where violent armed groups have terrorised civilians for decades.
2 May
UN chief Antonio Guterres held a second day of talks with world powers Tuesday on how to deal with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders amid warnings from the Kabul administration the meeting could be "counter-productive".
30 Apr
UN chief Antonio Guterres will gather international envoys at a secret location in Doha on Monday in an increasingly desperate bid to find ways to influence Afghanistan's Taliban rulers.
26 Apr
The United Nations, in a new report, has called for sustainable industrial transformation to close the widening development gap between countries, meet climate targets and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
24 Apr
The UN secretary-general warned Monday that the violence between warring parties in Sudan "could engulf the whole region and beyond." Antonio Guterres told a meeting of the UN Security Council on multilateralism that the situation in Sudan "continues to worsen." At least 427 people have been killed and almost 4,000 wounded in ten days of…
20 Mar
Devastating climate impacts are hitting faster than expected as the world teeters on reaching the 1.5 degree Celsius warming limit in a little over a decade, the UN said Monday.
15 Mar
United Nations (UN) Secretary General, António Guterres, said nearly two billion Muslims worldwide reflect humanity in all its diversity, yet they often face bigotry and prejudice because of their faith.
4 Mar
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday slammed the world's rich countries and energy giants for throttling poor nations with "predatory" interest rates and crippling fuel prices.
27 Feb
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has sent a fiery appeal with urgent warnings, saying human rights are being trampled all over the world.
18 Jan
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres accused oil firms on Wednesday of peddling a "big lie" about their role in global warming and warned they should be held accountable.


2 mins ago
Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has faulted the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on new appointments in key aviation parastatals, and rechristening of the Ministry of Aviation as Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace.
9 mins ago
Stakeholders in the automotive sector have charted a path to deepen local automotive capacity as part of measures at reviving the industry.
11 mins ago
Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advocated a sustainable transport system that would provide safe, accessible and environmentally friendly transport in the country
28 mins ago
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that for 13 consecutive years, the Nigerian government failed to submit a report on the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) to the Committee on CRC.
29 mins ago
The first batch of this years pilgrims from Jigawa state on Wednesday escaped a plane crash after a Max Air aircraft made a sudden air-return landing at Aminu Kano International Airport, (MAKIA) following a thunder strike.