UN General Assembly
I would like to commend your predecessor, His Excellency, Mr. Volkan Boskir, for the many remarkable achievements recorded during his tenure, despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Government and private sector leaders meeting on the margins of this year’s UN General Assembly session are set to drive forward critical climate action ahead of the UN Climate Change
A rebel group has claimed a series of mortar attacks launched overnight on the airport of Bujumbura, Burundi's economic capital, a day before President Evariste Ndayishimiye was due to fly out for the UN General Assembly in New York.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States of America, to participate in the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).
27 Feb 2021
President of the UN General Assembly Amb. Volkan Bozkir has added his voice to the growing condemnation of Friday’s abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Zamfara, Northwest Nigeria.
15 Jul 2020
The United Nations has appointed the Charge d’Affaires, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, Ambassador Samson Itegboje, as the Interim President for the General Assembly’s Special Session on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
23 Nov 2019
The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says the visions of the 74th General Assembly of ensuring peace
22 Nov 2019
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), arrived Nigeria to rousing welcome on Thursday night on a four-day official visit to the country.
7 Nov 2019
The UN General Assembly condemned the nearly 60-year-old US embargo on Cuba Thursday for the 28th year in a row, calling for an end to it by a vote of 187 to three.
28 Sep 2019
Donald Trump survived the two-year Russia election meddling probe intact, but the revelation that he asked Ukraine to dig up dirt on potential 2020 election campaign rival Joe Biden has now exploded into a scandal threatening his presidency.
22 Sep 2019
US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed he did discuss former vice president Joe Biden and corruption allegations in a phone call with Ukraine's leader, as Trump's opponents called for his impeachment.
8 May 2019
Nigeria’s hope to join the security council of the United Nations (UN) may not come to fruition anytime soon, as the big five – Britain, United States, Russia, France and China – are yet to arrive at a consensus to welcome more countries into their fold. Twenty-five years after the mandate to reform the council,…