Tag: United Nations

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 9, 2020

Reactions as Boko Haram reportedly kills 28 Nigerian soldiers in latest ambush

Not a week goes by that news of assault by Boko Haram doesn’t find it’s way to the airwaves. The ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 5, 2020

Boko Haram is still terrorizing Nigerians, and we are tired

Nigerians voiced their exhaustion with the perceived inactiveness of President Muhammadu Buhari, following reports that Boko Haram bandits had attacked ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 26, 2019

The Future Awards Africa announces call for nomination; receives United Nations endorsement

The Future Awards Africa today announced the call for nomination for this year’s edition of the continent’s biggest youth awards ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 3, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of April

    Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Journalist, Analyst and Social Change Advocate with major interest in Nigerian Politics, ...

Emmanuel OnwuchekwaMarch 7, 2019

The SDG Index; the hattrick Nigeria can’t seem to score

First, some backstory. Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has always been very hands-on with global social and ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Late 5: FG declares Tuesday as public holiday, Gombe Police Command recovers State Assembly mace and other stories,

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, May 29, as a public ...

EditorNovember 11, 2017

[The Activism Blog] More Nigerians to experience extreme poverty by 2018 – Report

In 2015, Nigeria began a spiral into an economic recession after years of economic boom. The boom had created a ...

EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 650 people die daily in road accidents across Africa – UN

At a time many countries are making efforts to make the road safer, The United Nations through its UN Special ...

EditorOctober 27, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Africa needs 11 million doctors, nurses, teachers to avert ‘disaster’ – UN

The United Nations has declared that Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a ...

EditorOctober 26, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Why the UN refutes the Nigerian Army’s “technical defeat” of Boko Haram

The United Nations has nothing but a strong rebuttal for the federal government’s claim of technically defeating Boko-Haram in the ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 24, 2017

Trump proclaims Oct. 24, 2017 as United Nations day

U.S.President Donald Trump has on Tuesday in recognition of the essence of the United Nations declared Tuesday October 24, 2017 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 22, 2017

There are 37 job openings for young Nigerians in the UN – Amina Mohammed

According to the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, there are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy. ...

SponsorOctober 11, 2017

The Conversation Cafe to host mentorship session for Teenage girls in honour of The International Day of the Girl Child

The International Day of the Girl Child as declared by the United Nations is a day aimed at creating more opportunity ...

EditorOctober 7, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN sensitises northern legislators on peace and conflict resolution

The United Nations through its agency, the UN Women, says it is important for legislators to be better informed on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

Why the United Nations dialogue method must change – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan says the United Nations that has 193 members (States) “has not known real peace” – From 1945, ...

EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Falana writes UN over attacks on Kenyan judges

Human right lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has written the United Nations through its UN high ...

AzeezSeptember 24, 2017

Buhari at #UNGA, earthquake in Mexico | See our top 10 photos from last week

President Muhammadu Buhari delivered a speech at the United Nations General in New York and also dined with President Donald ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

“We are concerned at the exposure of traits of terrorism in IPOB” | Former Senator writes letter to the UN

Nigeria’s senate president during the end of the third republic, Ameh Ebute has reportedly written a letter to the UN over ...

Samuel OkikeSeptember 19, 2017

Why Trump called North Korea leader ‘Rocket Man’

United States president Donald Trump shocked the world on Tuesday when he called the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...

AzeezSeptember 19, 2017

We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea if… – Trump

President Donald Trump has said the United States will be forced to destroy North Korea, if it is prompted to ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 19, 2017

This is Ivanka Trump’s mission at the UN General Assembly

Ivanka Trump is among the US delegates led by her father President Donald Trump to the 72nd United Nations General ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

[The Activism Blog] 2019: UN pledges support for Nigerian female politicians

The United Nations through the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) says it will support ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 6, 2017

[The Activism Blog] UN condemns attack on IDPs

The United Nations has condemned the attack by Boko Haram insurgents at the Banki Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

North Korea has become a great threat | Donald Trump reacts to Pyongyang’s hydrogen bomb test

Following North Korea’s ‘successful’ test of a hydrogen bomb, U.S. President Donald Trump has said ‘appeasement with North Korea will ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

UN reacts to N’Korea’s ‘successful’ test of hydrogen bomb, says its regrettable

The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog Sunday, said North Korea’s latest nuclear test is “extremely regrettable” and violates ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 29, 2017

Promoters of hate speech should be prosecuted – UN human rights experts

United Nations human rights experts have called for the prosecution of those behind the October 1 quit notice given to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

Defence Headquarters deny raiding UN House in Maiduguri

The Defence headquarters in a statement on Friday has denied media reports that military men raided a United Nations house ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Nigerian military raid UN office in Borno

Security forces including military men have reportedly raided the United Nations (UN) Head Office along Pompomari Bye-Pass road in Maiduguri, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

$10.5m allocated to North-East to assist vulnerable people – UN

The United Nations (UN) has allocated over $10.5 million to help poor and vulnerable people in need of humanitarian assistance ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 31, 2017

U.S. Ambassador to UN: China must pick a side with North Korea

U.S Ambassador Nikki Haley told the United Nations Sunday the United States is “done talking about North Korea” and it ...

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