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21 Jan 2020
United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon has condemned the destruction of humanitarian ‘accommodation and logistics’ by non-state armed group at Ngala in Borno state.
17 Jan 2020
The United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has rejoiced over the release of three aid workers by non-state armed group.
4 Dec 2019
The Federal Government has said that the new UNIDO Country Programme (2018-2022) would help Nigeria to achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development.
1 Aug 2019
The United Nations has said Boko Haram insurgents killed 27,000 civilians and 24 humanitarian workers in the North East in the last one decade.
19 Jul 2019
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, has expressed concern over reported attacks on aid workers in northern Borno, and called...
18 Jan 2019
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.
25 Oct 2018
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…
18 Aug 2018
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.
12 Feb 2018
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...
9 Feb 2018
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.
19 Dec 2017
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)....
8 Oct 2017
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.


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