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UN pledges to support policies to unlock potentials in Nigerian youths
1 week ago

UN pledges to support policies to unlock potentials in Nigerian youths

The United Nations has pledged to support policies and investments to unlock potential of youth and girls in Nigeria.

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, made the pledge when …
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10,000 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria – UN
4 weeks ago

10,000 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria – UN

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The United Nations has expressed concerns about the swelling numbers of people fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria, saying it is particularly worried over safety of women and children.


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UN to help 40,000 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria
4 months ago

UN to help 40,000 Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria

The United Nations on Tuesday said it will help about 40,000 refugees who fled Cameroon’s violence-hit regions into Nigeria.

The UN refugee agency and Nigerian authorities have so far registered …
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Nigeria, 14 others elected into UN Human Rights Council
4 months ago

Nigeria, 14 others elected into UN Human Rights Council

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The UN General Assembly on Monday in New York has elected, by secret ballot, Nigeria and 14 other States to serve on the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018 …
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Amina Mohammed to visit Osinbajo in company of 3 UN envoys
7 months ago

Amina Mohammed to visit Osinbajo in company of 3 UN envoys

Ms Amina Mohammed, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, and three other UN envoys, would visit Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as part of their current trips to Nigeria and the Democratic …
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Nigeria appointed Acting President to preside over 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly
9 months ago

Nigeria appointed Acting President to preside over 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly

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Nigeria was on Thursday appointed as the Acting President to preside over the 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters.

The Correspondent of the News Agency …
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It will take 170 years to achieve gender equality – UN
11 months ago

It will take 170 years to achieve gender equality – UN

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It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has said.

Mohammed, in her message to the Youth Forum …
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Boko Haram crisis is the world’s largest and most neglected – UN
12 months ago

Boko Haram crisis is the world’s largest and most neglected – UN

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has described the insurgency crisis in the North-East Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region as the world’s largest  and most neglected humanitarian crisis the …
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Development is only long term solution to Boko Haram – UN
12 months ago

Development is only long term solution to Boko Haram – UN

The UN Security Council says that the only solution to the Boko Haram terrorism in the Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is the economic development of the region.


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UN wants capital punishment abolished
12 months ago

UN wants capital punishment abolished

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Al Hussein, has reiterated his call for the abolition of death penalty saying its subjecting convicts to mental anguish constitutes human rights …
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