The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has allocated $11 million for assistance to displaced persons in Borno state.
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Deaths and injuries among Yemeni civilians jumped to the highest monthly level so far this year in April, the UN said on Friday, pointing out that the Saudi-led military alliance has been causing most of the harm in the war.
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The apex Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has criticised the Federal Government over its warning issued to prominent Nigerians against inciting statements. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had in a statement, said unrestrained pronouncements were capable of encouraging criminals to defy legal and democratic institutions. Reacting, Afenifere, in […]
An anti-terrorism group, the Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has replied the United Nations over its recent claim that the Boko Haram terrorists have not been defeated. A United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambers, had recently claimed that the that Boko Haram […]
The United Nations ((UN) yesterday said that cannabis can be used for medical purposes, but opposed its use as a recreational drug. The world body however, supports decriminalization of drug users across the world who are according to it are sick people who requires treatment, care and rehabilitation. The UN Project Office on Drugs and […]
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THE more than 10 million out-of-school children in Nigeria have received the attention of United Nations, World Bank and regional development banks, as over 1.5 million youths with signatures handed over a global petition to world leaders to launch a new International Finance Facility for Education.
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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly which officially opened on September 18, presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has disclosed. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, […]
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Diego García-Sayán, UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers requesting him to use his good offices to “prevail on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to end persistent disobedience of court rulings and orders and uphold the Nigerian Constitution 1999 (as amended) and the country’s international obligations on protection of the independence and integrity of the judiciary.”