10 Nov 2021
The United Nations’ arm saddled with global communications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), has hinged digital transformation across countries on skills’
25 May 2021
The United States Representative to the United Nation, Linda Thomas-Greenfield has called on Nigerian authorities to hold people involved in act of kidnapping of school children accountable
19 May 2021
In line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the government’s renewable energy agenda, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has unveiled new energy standards.
18 May 2020
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has said $839 million (N301.04 billion) is needed to implement the Humanitarian Response Plan
30 Sep 2019
Hundreds of millions of people living in world’s coastal areas, from villages to megacities are likely to experience diverse weather disasters by 2050, going by the recent report by the United Nation.
19 Aug 2019
While Nigeria continues to demonstrate a pathetic inability or unwillingness (or both) to transcend such an outdated and debilitating discussion like the refusal of farmers...
11 Jun 2019
A country can only operate efficiently if it has a basic grasp of the number of people that exist within it. This is where democratic accountability begins.
13 Feb 2019
Nigeria and other African countries currently spend at least $14 billion on importation of pharmaceutical products needed in the continent, owing to lack of capacity in local products, therefore exporting needed jobs to other countries, United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, has said. Songwe said Africa should stop exporting much-needed…
18 Sep 2018
Experts have expressed worry over Nigeria’s level of social development, insisting that unless the country doubled current efforts, meeting global projections will remain elusive. A Worlddatalab report shows that 40 out of 50 countries worldwide, which are currently off-track in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are in sub-Sahara Africa. As a…
18 Jun 2018
Land is not a limitless resource and ignoring its role in our everyday lives threatens food and water supplies, biodiversity and the security of us all, the United Nations agency that fights desertification worldwide has said. In a statement marking the World day to combat Desertification and Drought, the head of the United Nations Convention…
14 Dec 2017
The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.
21 Oct 2017
Mohammed stated this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations System and urged older Nigerians to stop competing with the younger ones for employment opportunities.