United Nations General Assembly
Experts decry rise of slum housing in urban cities
Experts in the urban settlement have revealed that high population growth rate is causing an exponential increase in the demand for shelter
UN committed to eradicating poverty, insecurity, UNGA President reassures
President of the United Nations General Assembly, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, yesterday, said that the UN remained committed to eradicating poverty and hunger across the world.
SDGs: Governors’ request for foreign assistance
A call the other day for foreign assistance by governors who attended the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York gives the impression that Nigerians are helpless and could do nothing without assistance from world powers. That is not in our character.
‘The Daura man is very clever’
This week’s topic is indeed the conclusion of the whole matter I began three weeks ago on a thematic area: ‘Why Buhari is a man of the decade (1&2)’. It has been part of my periodical Buhariwatch.
UN General Assembly elects Nigeria’s Mohammad-Bande as president
The United Nations General Assembly yesterday in New York, United States elected Nigeria’s Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande as president of the 74th Session of the body.
Children’s Day…history of the day
Reverend Charles Leonard of the Universalist Church of the Redeemer, Chelsea, Massachusetts, first celebrated Children’s Day in June 1857. The Reverend Father usually dedicated every second Sunday Service in June to and for children. Father Leonard then called the day Rose Day and later renamed Flower Sunday. However, it was not until August 1924 when…
Buhari to receive UN General Assembly’s president
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to receive President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA) Ms Maria Espinosa, who is paying a one-day official visit to Nigeria on Monday. Espinosa’s Spokesperson, Ms Monica Gravley, announced this at a media briefing at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday. According to her, the PGA’s visit…
When stakeholders converged to eliminate malnutrition in Nigeria
Robust and healthy citizens are no doubt a catalyst for both national and development goals. And in the developed world, their leaders spend a huge amount of money yearly on health. The reverse is the case on the African continent where her governments pays lip services to the health sector...
International Youth Day for safe space
Today, August 12, is International Youth Day. It is a day set aside by the United Nations General Assembly to celebrate the existence and importance of young people in the society. Our world is incomplete without the young people! Today, we are celebrating some of the contributions made by young people towards the development of…
Summit empowers Nigerians in skills, self-development
The event, which was held at the Zone’s centre in Gbagada, Lagos, witnessed an impressive turnout of people from all walks of life, including social innovators and community leaders.
GSMA highlights mobile industry progress in achieving SDGs
In addition to measuring the progress that the mobile industry is making against the SDGs, the report also noted several commitments and initiatives that the GSMA and its members will focus on delivering over...