Tag: UN

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 24, 2019

SERAP petitions UN over violent attacks on protesters in Abuja

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Clement Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to peaceful assembly ...

Bernard DayoJune 19, 2019

The Late 5: FG debunks Ebola rumour in Nigeria; Buhari orders security agencies to end Taraba violence | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Disregard rumour of new Ebola case in Nigeria – FG The Federal ...

Bernard DayoJune 14, 2019

The Big 5: We have evidence against Sanusi – Kano anti-graft agency; I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: I’m happy UN appreciates my fight against corruption, poverty – ...

SponsorMarch 12, 2019

Tech4Dev hosts United Nations Commission on the status of women (UNCSW) event

Technology for Social Development (Tech4Dev), a social enterprise non-profit organization focused on using technology to solve the world’s greatest problems ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 12, 2018

“It was a bad experience” – Emeka Nwankwo explores the struggle to get a safe abortion in Nigeria

Editor’s Note: When Emeka Nwankwo approached us with his investigation into abortions in Lagos, he expressed some worry that as ...

tosin adesinaAugust 19, 2018

The UN’s report on Dapchi girls shows Nigerians are being lied to

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. The above statement from the Bible aptly describes the ...

EditorAugust 17, 2018

Dapchi ransom payment: Lai Mohammed’s integrity & the costs of cash to security

In March, Government Ombusdman Lai Mohammed described the return of the kidnapped Dapchi girls as being due to some sort ...

tosin adesinaApril 5, 2018

The UN just released another 4 billion naira for IDPs, but what happened to previous monies?

In its bid to ameliorate the sufferings of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North Eastern part of Nigeria, the ...

AzeezDecember 22, 2017

Nigeria, 127 other countries reject Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Nigeria and 127 other countries have voted against the decision of President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. ...

AzeezDecember 18, 2017

Boko Haram attacks UN team in Borno, kills 4

Boko Haram terrorists have killed four persons and hijacked food trucks, after attacking a United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aid ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Illegal timber trade: Amina Mohammed has my full support and confidence – UN boss

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has supported his deputy and former former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, following allegations that ...

EditorNovember 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Senegal’s abortion laws are causing a rise in infanticide

It is naive to think that the restrictive laws we impose on the bodies and sexualities of women do not ...

AzeezNovember 8, 2017

Ex-President Obasanjo appointed into UN mediation board

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed member of an 18-man United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. UN ...

AzeezNovember 7, 2017

Buhari’s antecedents responsible for UN prediction of credible elections in 2019 – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said the 2019 general elections will be free and fair. Senior Special Assistant to the President ...

AzeezNovember 4, 2017

UN meeting with Ohanaeze aimed at deceiving Igbos – IPOB

The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has described the meeting between a United Nations delegation and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo as a ...

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

To avert disaster, Africa needs 11m teachers, doctors – UN

The United Nations on Thursday said Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2017

Opinion: There appears to be hope for the Nigerian girl

by Temilolu Okeowo   The Annual Girls Speak Out summit to mark the International Day of the Girl at the ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Nigeria re-elected into UN Human Rights Council

Nigeria has been re-elected into the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva for the 2018 to 2020 term at ...

AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Nigeria begins bid for re-election into UN Human Rights Council

Nigeria has launched a bid for re-election into the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2018-2020 term. The election ...

RoqeebahOctober 11, 2017

YNaija Says: Every day is a #DayoftheGirl in Nigeria

All over the world, it is. But we do not feel like talking about the 1.1 billion young girls born ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 28, 2017

China orders closure of North Korea owned businesses within 120 days

In compliance to UN security council’s sanction on North Korea and heeding to US President Donald Trump’s call for a ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 21, 2017

The Late 5: Buhari jets off to London; Customs intercepts over 2,000 pump action rifles in Lagos; and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari has left New York, where he ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 21, 2017

Trump readies new sanctions for North Korea

After warning in his first UNGA address that the US might destroy North Korea if it is forced to defend ...

AzeezSeptember 20, 2017

Buhari meets Trump at UN General Assembly (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met the United States President, Donald Trump, at a Luncheon in honour of selected African heads ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

Iranian regime sponsoring terrorism | 4 key issues Trump addressed in his #UNGA speech

US President Donald Trump earlier today gave his first UN address at the 72nd General Assembly in New York. Trump’s ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

Why the UN must ensure global peace – Trump

President Donald Trump this afternoon delivered his first address before world leaders at the 72nd UN General Assembly in New ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

Asset recovery can only be achieved through cooperation of the international community – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said combating corruption and asset recovery can only be possible with the support of the international ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

President Buhari’s full speech at the 72nd UN General Assembly (READ)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday addressed the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Read his full ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 18, 2017

Trump, Netanyahu meet in New York for bilateral discussions

As world leaders gather in New York for the UN 72nd general assembly, US President Donald Trump and his Israel ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

BBN star, Bisola to attend UN General Assembly

Big Brother Naija star, Bisola will be attending the 72nd annual United Nations General Assembly in New York. Recall that ...

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