Why FG should probe Boko Haram attack on UN chopper, by expert
President of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON), Dr. Ona Ekhomu, has called for a forensic probe on last Thursday’s attack
UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in jihadist attack
The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria.
United Nations Suspends Staff Over Viral Sex Video
The United Nations has suspended two male staff members involved in a recent viral sex video in Israel. Mr Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the Secretary-General, disclosed this in a note to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. Dujarric said both employees had been identified and placed on “Administrative Leave Without Pay” pending the…
‘20,000 die of witchcraft beliefs, health conditions’ misconceptions’
A group of leading United Nations (UN) experts, academics, practitioners and activists have called for urgent action to demystify the link between misconceptions...
Video of sex in UN official car deeply disturbing – Official
The United Nations (UN) says it has launched an investigation into a viral video showing a couple apparently having sex in one of its official cars in Israel.
Nigeria, others suffer most as UNCTAD forecasts 20% drop in global trade
Latest data and projections from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), have shown that international trade in goods
Coronavirus diary - Part 11
I am concerned here about morbid expectations of the dawn of Africa’s winter with regard to the ravages of COVID-19. Earlier on, while Wuhan was in the middle
UN mobilises $182m COVID-19 lifeline for Nigeria
The United Nations is mobilising $182 million to support millions of Nigerians hit by the coronavirus pandemic, including conflict-torn communities...
The Gambari I know
This is not one of those window-dressing pieces that many are used to in this part of the world. It is my humble attempt to call forth some tucked in facets of the persona