Wednesday, 20th October 2021
Breaking News:


1 day ago
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has delisted the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) from armed groups recruiting children as soldiers in the North East.
13 Oct
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged governments at all levels to ensure that the healthcare needs of Nigerians meet United Nations (UN) specifications on health.
13 Oct
Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd), has assured the international community of Nigeria’s readiness
12 Oct
The UN's top court handed Somalia control of most of a potential oil and gas-rich chunk of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday after a bitter legal battle with Kenya.
8 Oct
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, left for London, the United Kingdom to participate in today’s high-level United Nations Energy Transition in Africa event, with a special focus on Nigeria.
7 Oct
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Abuja today (Thursday) for London, the United Kingdom where he is billed to represent President Muhammadu Buhari at a United Nations High-Level event on the Energy Transition in Africa agenda with a special focus on Nigeria.
1 Oct
Ethiopia said on Thursday it would expel seven senior UN officials for "meddling" in its affairs, ratcheting up worries over the humanitarian response in the war-torn and famine-threatened Tigray region.
30 Sep
UN chief Antonio Guterres urged young people on Thursday to keep up their pressure on world leaders, praising them for "setting a powerful example" ahead of a vital climate summit next month.
28 Sep
The uncertainty that has engulfed Guinea Conakry, three weeks after the September 5, 2021 coup that overthrew the administration of Alpha Conde is evidence enough of the regression of the polity
23 Sep
Myanmar is facing the alarming prospect of an escalating civil war as an uprising against the military junta widens, the UN's human rights chief warned on Thursday.
23 Sep
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Nigeria (UNN), Enugu Campus, Dr. Ben Nwosu, has noted with displeasure the situation where 90,000 children
23 Sep
World Food Programme (WFP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and United Nations Women have completed livelihood projects initiated by the European Union (EU) in Borno State.


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