Tuesday, December 6, 2022

UN headquarters

November 11, 2022

Rising terrorism in Africa major threat to peace, says UN

UN deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammed says the growth of terrorism is a major threat to international peace and security, felt most in Africa.

November 10, 2022

UN General Assembly adopts resolution against child abuse

UN member states have adopted a resolution making November 18 the World Day for Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence.

September 6, 2022

Buhari to address UN General Assembly on September 21

Leaders from Ghana, Gabon Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic will also be speaking.

President Muhammadu Buhari
July 15, 2022

Women earn 25% less than men in health sector: UN

Women working in the health and care sector earn nearly 25 per cent less than their male counterparts.

Female health workers
July 14, 2022

UN delivers food to 26,000 people in Borno  

UN humanitarian partners have delivered food and nutrition assistance to no fewer than 26,000 people in the past week in the town of Rann in Borno.

July 7, 2022

Khalid al-Barnawi, Ansaru factional leader who bombed UN Headquarters, among 64 Boko Haram assets set free from Kuje prisons

The nation’s State Security Service (SSS) in April 2016 described Mr Al-Barnawi’s capture as “a major milestone in the counterterrorism fight of this service.”

Khalid al-Barnawi and Kuje Prison
June 9, 2022

‘Great progress’ made to bring down Da’esh/ISIL terrorists: UN

UN special adviser Christian Ritscher says by bringing Da’esh/ISIL terrorists to justice “great progress“ has been made.

Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL)
December 2, 2021

Omicron: Countries stigmatising continent with travel ban on Southern Africa, says AU

The AU said South Africa was being condemned for its transparency in informing the international community of the emergence of Omicron.

AU Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat
July 30, 2021

Northern Nigeria, other countries on high alert hunger hotspots

“Significant numbers of people in Northern Nigeria are at risk of falling into famine.”

July 8, 2021

Disturbing kidnapping of schoolchildren going on in Nigeria: UN

The UN has raised the alarm over protracted schoolchildren kidnapping in Nigeria, noting that it is disturbing.

António Guterres