Tag: United Nations

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Ado AminuOctober 13, 2021

Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop found dead at her home | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop ...

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Ado AminuAugust 13, 2021

Freed Commissioner says his kidnap was a set-up that left gunmen in tears, UN Human Rights Council opposes Ghana’s anti-gay bill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Freed Niger State Commissioner says his kidnap was ...

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Ado AminuAugust 6, 2021

WHO: Africa records 6,400 COVID-19 deaths in one week, UN to support gender mainstreaming in Government Ministries | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss. Africa Covid chief John Nkengasong says vaccine saved ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2021

Kingsley Moghalu: My Journey; a personal story

As a young man out of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus) in the mid-80s, I consciously sought and ...

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Ado AminuApril 15, 2021

Child Protection in Nigeria is making progress but not fast enough

The Katsina House of assembly in collaboration with Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Save the Children International, embarked on a translation ...

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SponsorMarch 25, 2021

Awon Boyz, the story of Nigerian Street Hustlers, goes to Netflix on April 14

Documentary tells emotional story of freedom, missed opportunities, love and self-belief of 8 young men. Awon Boyz, a documentary that ...

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Michael IsaacOctober 19, 2020

YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Are we still waiting for the UN to intervene? | #SARSmustEnd

Twelve days ago and counting, Nigerians in various parts of the country took to the streets to protest against police ...

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Wilfred OkicheSeptember 21, 2020

#TIFF2020Review: ‘I am Greta’ is an intimate yet puzzling profile of courage

2019 was the year that sixteen-year-old Swedish teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg became a global icon. From inspiring climate change ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 3, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 3rd of April

    Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Journalist, Political Analyst and Satirist with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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