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Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage – UN
2 months ago

Nigeria ranks 11th highest in child marriage – UN

By  •  LIFESTYLE

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), on Wednesday said Nigeria ranked 11 among the 20 countries in the world with highest prevalence …
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‘Virginity testing’ is a human rights violation, says UN
3 months ago

‘Virginity testing’ is a human rights violation, says UN

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) and UN Women and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared ‘virginity testing’ a violation of human rights. Sun News reports.

The Agencies are …
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US Ambassador to UN, Haley resigns
4 months ago

US Ambassador to UN, Haley resigns

By  •  GLOBAL NEWS

Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations resigned from her position on Tuesday. President Donald Trump, who confirmed the resignation in a Press Conference at the White House, …
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German Chancellor warns Trump not to “destroy” the UN
4 months ago

German Chancellor warns Trump not to “destroy” the UN

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday fired warning shots at US President Donald Trump. She warned the US leader against “destroying” the United Nations.

“I believe that destroying …
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Trump’s UNGA speech got world leaders laughing at him
4 months ago

Trump’s UNGA speech got world leaders laughing at him

President Donald Trump on Tuesday strode to the podium at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City to “share the extraordinary progress” the U.S. has made during his …
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Buhari to depart Nigeria for UNGA on Sunday
4 months ago

Buhari to depart Nigeria for UNGA on Sunday

By  •  LOCAL

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which officially opened on September 18, presidential spokesman …
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73rd session of UNGA begins in New York
4 months ago

73rd session of UNGA begins in New York

The 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) opened on Wednesday with its President, Ms María Fernanda Espinosa, pledging to use her tenure to bring the world body closer …
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World leaders pay tribute to “UN Reformer,” Kofi Annan

By  •  GLOBAL NEWS

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, has passed away at age of 80.

Annan, the seventh secretary-general of the UN, died on Saturday after a brief illness.

World …
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Take action against the $50 billion stolen from Africa yearly – UN Chief task international community
7 months ago

Take action against the $50 billion stolen from Africa yearly – UN Chief task international community

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appealed to the international community to take action against the flow of illegal funds, money-laundering and tax evasion, which cost Africa 50 billion dollars every …
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UN set to honour slain Nigerian peacekeepers
8 months ago

UN set to honour slain Nigerian peacekeepers

The UN will on June 1, honour peacekeepers, among them three Nigerians, at the global organisation’s headquarters to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The fallen Nigerian peacekeepers …
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