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16 Feb 2019
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that as at the third quarter of 2017, Nigeria had about 11 million motor vehicles in the country. More than four million of these vehicles are privately-owned while more than six million vehicles are registered as commercial vehicles. Another 135,216 vehicles are registered as government owned vehicles. While…
17 Jan 2019
The Center for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE), has spearheaded the training of 20 young Nigerians to become international certified Commercial helicopter operators.
21 Dec 2018
As the festive season draws closer, motorists across the country have been advised to desist from alcohol consumption if they have to drive to avoid road crashes.
2 Nov 2018
The presidency has commenced the third and final phase of United Nations-supervised Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) of 30,000 Niger Delta...
5 Aug 2018
Fresh initiatives to fast-track the training and empowerment of ex-Niger Delta agitators enlisted in the Presidential Amnesty Programme received a boost at the weekend, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research....
17 May 2018
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria will hold the second edition of their collaborative training programme on marine safety and fisheries protection during the third quarter of the year.
15 Aug 2017
I refer to Chidi Anselm Odinkalu’s opinion piece titled, “Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill” in The Guardian of July 27, 2017. His fears on a draconian bill from the federal parliament...
20 Jul 2017
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Nigeria Office has announced plans to introduce a Masters Programme in Maritime Governance, which would be launched in partnership with the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.
25 May 2017
Sir: The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has since its inception in 1965 continued to make concrete contributions to developing the capacities...
26 Apr 2017
Already, the United Nations and all its various agencies are working with countries in different parts of the world to provide support aimed at rendering specialised assistance, which can help move the process forward and achieve greater outputs.
20 Feb 2017
Speaking in Lagos, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, who declared open and awareness workshop on the Minamata Convention on Mercury, organized by the Federal Ministry of Environment in...
24 Jun 2016
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have signed a two-year partnership agreement with Diageo Plc, parent company of Guinness Nigeria Plc, to reduction of traffic death and injuries.


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria recorded 58 additional cases of COVID-19 infections and zero death on Saturday.
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A tanker, loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS or petrol) on Sunday morning exploded around Oju Irin in Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, Ogun state.
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The prime minister of the Solomon Islands defied pressure to resign Sunday, saying violent rioting that swept the capital had been orchestrated by a few people with "evil intention" to topple him.
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Health officials said Sunday they had detected the Covid Omicron strain in Australia for the first time in two passengers who were tested after flying into Sydney from southern Africa.
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Honduras is bracing itself for potential violence as more than five million people vote on Sunday to replace President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a controversial figure accused of drug trafficking in the United States.