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22 Sep
United Nations (UN) General Assembly has called on countries around the world to end racism and foster peace. Speaking, yesterday, on the theme of the 2022 International Peace Day, ‘End racism. Build peace...
20 Sep
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told the United Nations that Russia's invasion of Ukraine harked back to an age of imperialism.
25 Aug
The United Nations (UN) requires about $1.1 billion to implement the 2022 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for 4.1 million people in the North East.
22 Aug
The United Nations has appointed Kelechi Unono-Okagbare, Nigeria-born entrepreneur, business consultant, and the managing director of De Sure-Fraimz Total Investment Limited as the International Peace and Governing Council’s (IPGC) Special Envoy on investment to Abia state. The appointment which commences in August 2022 was announced during the just concluded UN Pan African Leadership and Symposium…
22 Aug
United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Matthias Schmale, has paid glowing tributes to aid workers in North East Nigeria as part of events to mark World Humanitarian Day
11 Aug
Upon being informed that her famished and desperate peasant compatriots could not afford their staple diet of bread, the Queen of France Marie-Antoinette (1755-1799) allegedly
5 Aug
The Malian army and "white-skinned soldiers" were involved in the deaths of 33 civilians, according to an expert report to the UN seen by AFP Friday.
3 Aug
The United Nations mission in Iraq called on leaders Wednesday to put their country first and end a long-running political power struggle, as tensions soar in the war-scarred nation. Nearly 10 months on from elections, the oil-rich country still has no government and no new prime minister or president. "We appeal to all actors to…
3 Aug
DR Congo has asked the spokesman of the UN's peacekeeping mission in the country to leave "as soon as possible", according to an official letter seen by AFP on Wednesday. The central African nation's government asked the peacekeeping mission, known as MONUSCO, to withdraw spokesman Mathias Gillmann over "indelicate and inappropriate remarks" he made, the…
2 Aug
United Nations (UN) and other stakeholders have called for programmes and policies to end violence against widows, and their children, poverty alleviation, education and other support for them.
2 Aug
The Secretary of the United Nations (UN), Water Convention, Dr. Sonji Koeppel, has said that the solution to Nigeria’s transboundary water problems lies in a strong international legal and institutional framework
29 Jul
The youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC), yesterday, welcomed the decision of the United Nations (UN), in which the Federal Government was asked to release Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) unconditionally.


7 mins ago
I'm a bid to ensure the well-being of the citizenry, the National Assembly is exploring avenues aimed at strengthening the operations of security agencies in the country.
29 mins ago
North Korea and China have resumed cross-border freight train trade, Seoul said Tuesday, ending a five-month suspension linked to Covid-19.
31 mins ago
Mr Shehu Mohammed, the Zonal Commanding Officer (ZCO) Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in charge of FCT and Niger, has said 80 per cent of Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) across the thirty-six states including the FCT are caused by human error.
50 mins ago
The Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, has expressed confidence that the Nigerian national team will emerge victorious against the Desert Foxes of Algeria when both teams clash on Tuesday in an international friendly. The Super Eagles and the Desert Foxes will rekindle their age-old rivalry on Tuesday when they clash at the Miloud Hadefi…
1 hour ago
Every one of us has attempted to lose weight at some point in our lives, and we are all aware that it is not as simple as social media would have us believe. To ensure that our bodies receive the nutrition they require, one must be mindful of the meals that they consume. Fruits are…