Tag archive for ‘UN’
By metro On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Obasanjo becomes UN envoy to Liberia

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced that he is sending former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to Liberia to support the transfer of power peacefully to a democratically-elected president. Another More...

By metro On Sunday, December 24th, 2017

North Korea declares war over new UN sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un North Korea has threatened to punish all nations who supported new UN sanctions on it declaring that the sanctions were an act of war. North Korea’s foreign ministry disclosed on More...

United Nations
By metro On Thursday, December 21st, 2017

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution to curb IFFs

United Nations The UN General Assembly has adopted by consensus another Nigeria-sponsored resolution to promote international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows in order to foster sustainable development. The More...

Antonio Guterres
By metro On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

UN expert: Laws banning consensual gay sex repealed in 25 countries in 20 years

Laws outlawing consensual gay sex have been repealed in about 25 countries in the last 20 years but more than 70 nations still have such prohibitions, a UN expert has said. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the body’s More...

Antonio Guterres
By metro On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

UN criticises Israel’s settlement activity in Palestine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lashed out at Israel’s settlement activity in the Palestinian Territories calling it a “major obstacle” to achieving a two-state solution and peace with the Palestinians. “There More...

Cameroon forces
By metro On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Cameroon forces sent hundreds of refugees back to Nigeria -UN

Cameroon forces Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, More...

Amina Mohammed
By metro On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Incoming U.N. chief appoints Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed as deputy

Antonio Guterres Incoming United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Nigeria’s Environment Minister Amina Mohammed as his deputy secretary-general amid a push by more than a third of the 193 More...

Ban Ki Moon
By metro On Monday, December 12th, 2016

Ban Ki-Moon Challenges Nigeria, Others On War Against Corruption

The United Nations (UN) Secretary- General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon has advised countries of the world, including Nigeria to redouble their efforts towards eradicating corruption in their countries. Moon gave the advise More...