UN Humanitarian expresses concern over interruption of aid to Borno IDPs
Mr Edward Kallon, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has expressed concern over interruption of aid delivery to thousands of Internally displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rann, Borno.
UN reopens Abuja office 7 years after Boko Haram attack
The United Nations is gradually moving back to its headquarters in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, seven years after it was attacked by Boko Haram insurgents. The UN resident coordinator, Edward Kallon, disclosed this at the celebration of the 73rd UN Day on Wednesday in Abuja. The building, which was built by the Nigerian Government, was…
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 launches $1.05b humanitarian response plan for North-East
The United Nations (UN) has launched the 2018 humanitarian response plan for the North-East with a funding requirement of $1.05 billion and a plan to reach 6.1 million people in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states.
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.
Borno records 530 cases of cholera infections, 23 deaths
Borno State recorded 530 cases of cholera infections as at September 5 this year. Also, 23 deaths were documented during the period.
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).
United Nations celebrates International Youth Day
Speaking at the event, United Nations Resident and Humanitarian coordinator for Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, said: “This year, the theme for International Youth Day is ‘Youth Building Peace.’