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The United Nations (UN) has made “pressing appeals” to Nigerian and Kenyan governments to explain the “unlawful arrest and extradition” of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
3 days ago
Jamaican-American four-star general, Colin Powell, who died of complications relating to COVID-19 on October 18, at the age of 84, was one of America’s most well-known public figures
18 Oct
No fewer than 1.1 million people died across Africa in 2019 due to air pollution, with household air pollution driven largely by indoor cookstoves accounting for 700,000 fatalities, while increased outdoor air pollution claimed 400,000 lives.
15 Oct
The former Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has disclosed that about 80 per cent of West Africa citizens prefer to choose...
7 Oct
In an earlier piece where I explored the policy-research nexus in Nigeria and its imperative for national development, I made the fundamental claim that if Africa is taken to contribute
5 Oct
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have appealed to the Federal Government to self-report on nation’s status on torture to the United Nations (UN) committee on convention against torture to avoid being reviewed in absentia, 20-year after ratification.
28 Sep
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put into practice what he said about justice, fairness and equity at the United Nations (UN)
20 Sep
It wasn't exactly the screaming audience BTS is accustomed to but the Korean pop sensations had another sort of world stage Monday as they addressed the United Nations. The seven-member boy band, clad in subdued dark suits, said they hoped to rally young people to look at how to work toward the Sustainable Development Goals…
19 Sep
Contrary to the postulation of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that Africa is unlikely to end hunger by the 2030 deadline set by the United Nations
19 Sep
The O. B. Lulu-Briggs Foundation, a leading humanitarian organisation, has clocked 20 years in charity. The Foundation was founded in 2001 by Dr. Mrs. Seinye O. B. Lulu-Briggs
17 Sep
United Nations (UN) Women Nigeria has approved the appointment of Dr. Tonye Jaja as a consultant and legal draftsperson.
16 Sep
The Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), the umbrella body for self-determination groups in the country, yesterday, resumed their protest at the United Nations...

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