11 Sep 2022
With barely 5 days to the start of the gathering of world leaders for the 77th annual UN General Assembly, Zuriel Oduwole has just received the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Leadership award in New York. At an elegant evening event at the Upper East side, Zuriel was honoured for her global advocacy on girl's education…
20 May 2020
Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has described the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa at large.
17 Oct 2018
On the heels of one of the deadliest climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders...
10 Sep 2018
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said Monday.
Politics and poverty caused past conflicts in East Africa – not climate change, but is this about to change?
1 Jun 2018
It seems obvious that climate change has – and will – cause human conflict and the mass movement of people. Look at the effects of the droughts in Syria, Darfur and Ethiopia. The former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon even described the ongoing war in Darfur as one of the “first climate wars”.
17 Apr 2018
When the United Nations in 2011 passed a resolution endorsing the concept of celebrating international happiness globally, the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon did not hesitate to key into the notion by his instant endorsement, apparently admitting that every person living.....
23 Jul 2017
Written during his undergraduate days at the University of Ibadan, the play opens with three students - Bayo, Bateye and Jide – who tattled on Simbi, a student who was violated by three other students under a tree.
29 Mar 2017
Nigeria has become the latest country to ratify the Paris Climate agreement, which aims to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change by cutting carbon emissions.
28 Feb 2017
Ms Amina Mohammed, the immediate past Minister of Environment, has been sworn-in as the fifth Deputy Secretary-General of the UN at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.
1 Feb 2017
Former United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon abruptly ended his attempt to seek South Korea's presidency Wednesday, dropping a lifetime of diplomacy to denounce his country's political establishment.
20 Jan 2017
Niccolo Machiavelli said in The Prince that “All well-governed states and wise prices have taken care not to reduce the nobility to despair, nor the people to discontent.” President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia seemed to have ignored these words of wisdom.
12 Jan 2017
Retired UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon returned to South Korea Thursday as momentum builds around his possible run in elections to succeed impeached President Park Geun-Hye.