Jihadists attack key aid facility in Borno
Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an "extremely violent" attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday.
Ajibola: United Nations must be fair in treatment of afflicted members
The convener, Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) Princess Bosede Ajibola, in this interview with KANAYO UMEH, said the United Nations is doing little
US denies Iran's foreign affairs minister visa
Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday he has been informed by UN chief Antonio Guterres that Washington has denied him a visa for a trip to UN headquarters in New York.
UN launches biggest dialogue platform on world’s future
The United Nations has launched what it calls the “biggest global conversation on the world’s future” known as UN75 dialogues. The initiative is a “global reality check” to spark conversations around building a better future for all, the organisation said in a statement on Thursday. It said views and ideas gathered under the platform throughout…
In Delta, stakeholders meet to prevent, detect and punish human trafficking
The global fight against trafficking in persons and other related vices came under scrutiny, in Asaba, Delta State, as the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP)
Election runoff set to cap turbulent year in Guinea-Bissau
Voters in Guinea-Bissau are being called out to cast their ballots in a presidential runoff Sunday, capping a year of turmoil in the poor, coup-prone West African state.
Rich nations urged to do 'fair share' as
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on countries to take joint responsibility for caring for a surging number of displaced people as he opened a global refugee summit in Geneva Tuesday.
China, Russia press UN to ease North Korea sanctions
China on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to unanimously back its joint proposal with Russia to ease sanctions on North Korea, warning that dialogue to resolve nuclear tensions must not regress.