Tag: United Nations

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Isime EseneSeptember 11, 2016

$500 million; 471… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$500 million – The amount pledged by the World Bank to five Northern states through the Universal Basic Education scheme. ...

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ToluSeptember 10, 2016

Corruption in IDP camps: EFCC should rise to the occasion

The United Nations has said Nigeria is on the brink of a famine unlike any we’ve ever seen before. The ...

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ToluSeptember 5, 2016

All the things that should worry you about Nigeria — according to the UN

“Nigeria in serious crisis” “Nigeria deeply divided” “Serious crisis in Nigeria” These are variations of the headlines on major news ...

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Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The humanitarian crisis in the North-east

A major plank of the Buhari administration was the pledge to end the insurgency in the North-east. It met on ...

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Isime EseneAugust 17, 2016

Chimamanda Adichie to deliver Keynote Address at the United Nations

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be delivering a keynote address to the United Nations world body on Friday, August 19, 2016 ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2016

UN begins IDPs registration in Bama, soldiers rescue 88 hostages

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has started the registration of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs from the ages of ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

‘I don’t need a godfather…’ | Dayo Israel on why he is #NotTooYoungToRun

In recent times, a new campaign, #NotTooYoungToRun advocating for the reduction of the age restrictions placed on Nigerians planning to ...

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AzeezAugust 1, 2016

My administration would abide by ICJ’s verdict on Bakassi- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that his administration would not go against the decision of the International Court of Justice ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 24, 2016

Opinion: Lessons the average Nigerian can learn from Brexit and Money Monster

by Lolade Nwanze Did you see David Cameron nearly break down at the end of his speech? I felt really ...

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Janeth JDecember 7, 2015

MASSOB is sponsored by politicians – BIM

The Biafra Independence Movement (BIM), formerly known as Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), says ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 6, 2015

United Nations to Buhari: Investigate Nigerian Army, Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by the United Nations to investigate reports of horrifying crimes by the Boko Haram ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

The Igbos have vowed to go away if Buhari turns his back on them

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Chairman of state Presidents of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, in seven Igbo speaking states, Dr. Chris Eluemunoh, has warned ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 27, 2015

We hear United Nations may appoint Pres. Jonathan as Global Crisis Envoy

by Kolapo Olapoju United States, France, UK, China, Russia and the United Nations have reportedly decided to appoint President Goodluck ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 23, 2015

Ahahonu Kingsley: What you can do to support the World Earth Day

by Ahahonu Kingsley The earlier we realised that the energy required to maintain our habitat would be far insignificant compared ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 21, 2015

Nigeria’s election must not be postponed again – UN insists

by Damilola Jagun The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon has enjoined the federal government and the Independent National Electoral ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 24, 2015

We don’t need UN, AU help to fight Boko Haram – Dasuki tells BBC

by James Sambo During an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Friday, January 23, National Security Adviser, Sambo ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 19, 2015

United Nations declares Mali free of Ebola

by Chinwe Okafor As the fight against Ebola continues in African countries, it’s always a relief to hear some good ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 5, 2015

UN to intervene in death sentence of 54 soldiers

by Kolapo Olapoju   Following the death sentence given to 54 Nigerian soldiers, the United Nations has expressed its intention ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 2, 2015

Let’s tell you what Nigeria did about Palestine recently

by Kolapo Olapoju   According to a report by The Guardian UK, the pair of Isreali Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2014

Like a boss: Don Jazzy to perform at United Nations General Assembly

by Damilola Jagun Big things are gwan for the Mavin boss….. Mavin Records honcho, Don Jazzy has revealed that he ...

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Isime EseneOctober 17, 2014

Opinion: Commemorating 2014 World Poverty Eradication Day – The Nigerian case

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Like peace-building, the solution to poverty does not reside in quick-fix approach but in a sustainable humanitarian ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 1, 2014

At 54, will Nigeria’s rebased GDP fulfil all expectations?

by Tunji Andrews On April the 6th, 2014, Nigeria, via it’s Bureau of statistics released the results of it’s GDP ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2014

Ebola gets a special envoy: United Nations’ boss appoints David Nabarro

by Kolapo Olapoju Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nation’s Secretary General has appointed David Nabarro as the Special Envoy for Ebola, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

It’s the International Youth Day! 10 things you must know about today

by Azubuike Azikiwe All around the world, the international youth day is being celebrated with various events and activities. Its a ...

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April 14, 2014

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, addressed Secretary-General Ban Ki ...

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March 26, 2014

Frank Onuoha: High electricity tariff – A reflection on the UN query

by Frank Onuoha Months after, the much touted “thousands of jobs” and “mini-power” projects that will generate the miracle mega ...

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February 7, 2014

Opinion: The acceptance of Homosexuality in our culture is far from a reality

by Oke Epia A swift reaction came from Ambassador Samantha Power, the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations ...

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January 22, 2014

Opinion: How Nigeria’s MINT dream can become reality

by Uzoma Elenwoke If Nigeria gets our economy right, underdevelopment, corruption and political unrest will be a thing of the ...

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January 14, 2014

United Nations endorses GenVoices: This “has a possibility to have a positive and defining impact on the rest of Africa”

by Oge Okonkwo Ahead of its historic Telethon, The United Nations has endorsed Generational Voices (GenVoices), the project-driven platform to ...

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January 13, 2014

Oma Areh: Music, movies and money, 2014 is the year of the entertainment brand (Y! Pop-of-Culture)

by Oma Areh This was 2013, a year where we witnessed a corporate scrambling of the hitherto ignored entertainment industry ...

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