Tag: United Nations

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 defend itself or allies. In his first United Nations speech,…

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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 Assembly in New York. • Her mission in New York…

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[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 Nigerian female politicians vying for elective positions in the 2019…

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[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 Borno. The attack which claimed eleven lives (majorly refugees) took…

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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 not work', adding that they only understand one thing -…

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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 the international community's repeated demands. "Today's nuclear test by the…

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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 Igbos by the Northern youth. The Northern youth led by…

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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 in Maiduguri, Borno. In its clarification, the Defence Headquarters said…

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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, Borno state. Confirming the raid in a press statement, Head,…

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$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 in the North-East. The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in…

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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 was time for China to decide if it is willing…

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President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister discuss North Korea as a growing threat

In an almost 50-minute phone call, Monday  President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke and agreed that more stringent action has to be taken concerning North Korea's growing hostility,…

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UN Deputy Sec Gen, Amina Mohammed gives details of visit to Osinbajo (VIDEO)

United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretarty General, Amina Mohammed led three officials on a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. She came from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Mohammed…

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“Pronounce Kanu and IPOB as terror outfits” – Northern coalition

The Coalition of Northern Groups has urged the United Nations (UN) to end the increasing agitations by pro-Biafra groups by initiating a referendum. According to Sahara Reporters, the group also…

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Youth for Global Change conference begins today

The Lagos Model United Nations (LMUN) is a three-day conference organised by the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, which simulates the committees, and the resolution making process in the…

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It is necessary to address the root causes of violence in Africa – Osinbajo at the AU Summit (READ)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has asked African leaders to affirm their readiness to a comprehensive approach to addressing the main causes of violence in Africa. He made this statement at…

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Opinion: The Bible already gave solutions to Nigeria’s economic problems

by David Temitope Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation, with an estimated population of 182 million (National population commission, 2016). According to the National Bureau of Statistics, over 112 million…

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[The Alausa Blog]: LASG to aid 15 million Nigerians in diaspora trace their roots

The Lagos State Government and the Federal Government have concluded arrangement to help over 15 million Nigerians in the diaspora to trace their roots back home through the Badagry Diaspora…

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Who is Tijjani Mohammmad-Bande? Nigeria’s Permanent Representative at the UN

On Thursday, Nigeria was appointed as the Acting President to preside over the UN General Assembly's 81st plenary meeting that held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The man…

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China’s President urges caution on North Korea in call with Trump

China’s president Xi Jinping , has urged President Trump to show restraint toward North Korea despite signs that the North may be preparing a nuclear test. Xi made the appeal…

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Malala Yousafzai becomes youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace

by Dolapo Adelana Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been made the youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace. The 19-year-old, who was honoured by United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres will…

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“We are prepared to do more” | US Ambassador Nikki Haley warns Syria

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Nikki Haley the US Ambassador to the United Nations warned Friday that the United States "is prepared to do more" in response to Syria's use of chemical weapons…

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“Farewell Nigeria…” Amina Mohammed thanks Nigerians as she departs for the UN

by Dolapo Adelana Minister for Environment, Amina Mohammed has bid farewell to Nigeria. Mohammed, who assumes the position of Deputy Secretary General at the United Nations in March thanked Nigerians…

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The YNaija Cover this evening – the 25th of February

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Restoring the Niger Delta will take a generation or two – Amina Mohammed

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of Environment Amina Mohammed says it would take between four to five years to clean up Ogoni land. Mohammed, who stated this on Thursday in an…

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Amina Mohammed heads to the UN, attends last FEC meeting (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Minister of the Environment, Amina Mohammed Wednesday attended her last session as a member of the Federal Executive Council. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and her fellow ministers…

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Do not force IDPs to return home, UN tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday warned the Federal Government against forcefully closing the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North East. UNDP Resident…

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[The Presidential Blog] Amina Mohammed will resign as Minister of Environment in March

Recall that the Nigerian Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed was appointed the Deputy Secretary -General in of the United Nations in December. 2016. Since then her position as the head…

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The Dummies Guide to what’s happening with the UN, US and Isreal

Last week, you may have read some angry tweets directed at your favourite President, Barack Obama, most notably The Donald's, who reassured Isreal that the 20th of January is much…

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Amina Mohammed confirmed UN deputy Sec-Gen

Nigeria's Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has been confirmed as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. New UN Secretary-General António Guterres, made the announcement on Thursday…

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