Tag "UN"

Back to homepage

FCT Original Inhabitants Have Been Marginalised – NGO

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Abiodun Essiet Initiative for Girls said despite their enormous assets and contribution to the society, indigenous women still suffer from multiple discrimination. According to the organisation, they are subjected to extreme poverty, trafficking, illiteracy, lack

Read More

TRAIN ATTACK: Abductors Release Video Of Captives Under Torture

Victims seek UN, others’ help Terrorists threaten to abduct Buhari, El-Rufai We’re extremely worried over twist in security situation – CNG Spokesman  Ismaila Jimoh, Abuja Terrorists who abducted Kaduna bound train passengers from Abuja on March 28, yesterday released another heart- wrecking

Read More

Juncao Agric -Tech Will Solve Farmers/Herder Crises, If AUDA.. – NEPAD

Joel Ajayi African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa Development/African Peer Review Mechanism (AUDA-NEPAD/APRM, other development partners has revealed that if Nigeria as a country can key in into the application of Juncao agriculture technology, issues of farmers-herder crisis that

Read More

Buhari Lauds Ban Ki-Moon’s Support To Nigeria

Caleb Ishaya, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, expressed appreciation to the former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, for his commitment towards the progress and socio-economic development of the country. The president’s media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said

Read More

Minister Laments Effects Of Weak Primary Healthcare

Blessing Bature, Abuja Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, yesterday, blamed the high disease burden and frequent outbreaks in the country on weak primary healthcare system which he observed reduces access to healthcare and “is responsible for the needless high

Read More

Obaseki Seeks Better Collaboration To Expand Opportunities For Girls, Females In Science

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for stronger collaboration among global stakeholders to expand opportunities for women researchers and end all forms of discrimination and stereotypes about women in science. The governor gave

Read More

UN Chief Canvases Debt Relief Extension For Middle-income Countries

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, says innovative measures to address debt are required to help the world’s more than 100 middle-income countries expand their economies and exit the COVID-19 pandemic. Guterres told the General Assembly on Thursday at UN headquarters in

Read More

Guterres Condemns Arrest Of Belarusian Opposition Journalist

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Monday said he was “deeply concerned” over the reported forced landing of a commercial passenger jet in Belarus and the subsequent detention of a prominent dissident journalist by authorities there. Guterres, in a statement by

Read More

UN Worried Over Food Scarcity In 16 States, FCT

Mariam Sanni An estimated 9.2 million Nigerians from 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory face food insecurity, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation Representative in Nigeria, Fred Kafeero, has said. Kafeero, who also said the current food system in

Read More

UN, US Condemn Military Coup In Burma

The UN  and US have condemned the coup in Burma and called for a return to constitutional and democratic order in the Southeast Asian country. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and US Secretary of State, Mr Anthony Blinken, reacted to

Read More
Translate »