Friday, September 30, 2022

UN

August 17, 2022

UN appoints Gbenga Sesan to Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Gbenga Sesan to serve on his inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Leadership Panel.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Gbenga Sesan
August 17, 2022

Death toll rises to 75 as heavy rains pound Sudan

Sudan often witnesses floods caused by heavy rains from June to October.

Flooding in South Sudan
March 18, 2021

Continuous arms flow from Libya, reason we don’t have peace in Nigeria: Buhari

“We closed our land borders here for more than a year, but arms and ammunition continued to flow illegally.

Muhammadu Buhari
March 11, 2021

IMF launches toolkit to tackle Nigeria, other countries’ tax challenges

“A collective effort of the PCT partners to help countries address challenges in international taxation.”

Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS
March 4, 2021

7,660 Nigerians fled to Niger Republic due to banditry: UNHCR

“Refugees describe gruesome murders, kidnappings for ransom, and looted villages.”

President Muhammadu Buhari
February 27, 2021

Abductions: Buhari confirms bandits rewarded with cash, vehicles

“This is open admission to state sponsorship of terror. It speaks volumes,” a political analyst said.

President Muhammadu Buhari.
February 22, 2021

Militants attack Libya interior minister’s convoy

A guard in the minister’s convoy was wounded while one of the assailants was killed and two others arrested.

Fathi Bashaga
January 20, 2021

Uganda: Falana petitions UN over illegal detention of Bobi Wine

Robert ‘Bobi Wine’ Kyagulanyi has been kept under house arrest in his home since returning from voting at the country’s general election last week Thursday.

Femi Falana
January 9, 2021

Boko Haram: Five million Nigerians face famine in 2021: UN

The UN agency identified Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe as states to be most affected.

Malnourished children. [CREDIT: The Cable]
December 23, 2020

UN Security Council ends mission in Darfur

The draft resolution, sponsored by the United Kingdom and Germany, will terminate the mission’s mandate.

United Nations HQ