The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that about N959billion is needed to eradicate open defecation in Nigeria by 2025. The Funds also stated that Nigeria loses N455 billon each year due to lack of sanitation. Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at UNICEF, Zaid Jurji, made this revelation yesterday at a media […]
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President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 73rd Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Buhari would deliver Nigeria’s National Statement on the first day of the general debate of the General Assembly high-level events. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]
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The Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s efforts at curbing the incidence of human trafficking and irregular migration have received renewed backing from the United Nations, as international support swells to halt activities of human traffickers and their associates. Welcoming the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur, Ms. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, in Benin City, the governor, […]
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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 (UNGA73) which officially opened on Sept. 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 […]
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Nigeria has paid its regular UN dues for 2018, making it the 74th out of the 193 member states of the global international organisation to fulfill its financial obligations.
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UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on Tuesday said the rules of war regarding the unlawful targeting of children must be respected, while attacks on children around the world must stop immediately. “The rules of war prohibits the unlawful targeting of civilians, attacks on schools or hospitals, the use, recruitment and unlawful detention of children, and […]
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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 73rd session of the UN General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President, Ms María Fernanda Espinosa, pledging to use her tenure to bring the world body closer to the people. Espinosa, in her inaugural keynote address to the 73rd session of the 193-member General Assembly, also pledged to use her tenure to strengthen […]