United Nations demands release of abducted aid workers, marks day
The United Nations (UN) has demanded for unconditional release of three aid workers abducted early this year in Rann, Ngala local government area of Borno State and urged government to provide enough protection for people caught in conflict.
UN plans global framework for safe, orderly migration processes
The United Nations (UN) has planned a global framework for safe, regular and orderly migration processes to forestall the situation whereby migrants, especially from Africa...
UN deplores attack on relief materials suppliers in Borno
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has deplored the attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents at the weekend on a convoy conveying trucks of foods to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)....
UN, government, private sector collaborate to boost food security
The United Nation Sustainable development Goal Fund (UNSDGF), Kaduna State government and the UN Goodwill Ambassador, Roca Brothers has launched Food for Africa project to boost food security in the country.
UN urges parties in conflicts to desist from war crimes
Kallon made the call in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, yesterday, while addressing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Bakassi Camp to commemorate the World Humanitarian Day.
Investment in technology key to Nigeria’s development, says UN Envoy
Speaking when Kallon and his team visited the Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), he said technology development would benefit young people and women in creating Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
UN raises alarm over ‘unauthorised search’ at humanitarian workers’ base
The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed “grave concern” over “unauthorized search” by security forces on a UN base...
65 % of Nigerian schools lack electricity, says UN chief
Edward Kallon has disclosed that about 65 per cent of the 74,280 public primary and junior secondary schools in the country lack electricity, making technology-based education impossible.