Biden vows a new era of ‘relentless diplomacy’ as the world contends with Covid, climate change and China

KEY POINTS President Joe Biden addressed a gathering of the 76th United Nations General Assembly that…

Nigeria elected member of UN Economic and Social Council

The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in New York elected Nigeria along with 17 other…

SERAP drags Buhari, NASS to UN over cuts in health, UBE budgets, N27bn for renovation

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs…

COVID-19: Global Solidarity Only Hope For Mankind, Buhari Declares At UN Backed High-Level Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said global solidarity was the hope for humanity, and called on developed…

Africa COVID-19 death toll hits 214, total cases rise to 6,075 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now…

The Coronavirus Poses a Big Threat to Refugees and People in Humanitarian Crisis

By Mark Leon Goldberg According to the latest data from the World Health Organization, the Coronavirus…

Africa Energy Forum 2020 to address Sustainable Development Goal on Energy (SDG7) and Impact of Energy Investment

Under the overarching theme “Investment & Impact,” the Forum’s 2020 programme puts sustainable development and the…

The Khashoggi verdict is exactly what impunity looks like. It must be denounced, By Agnes Callamard

*Agnes Callamard is the U.N. Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions and director of…

Humanitarian issues: Gov Zulum, UN-Under Secretary General, Minister meet in Maiduguri

Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, the United Nations Under Secretary General for humanitarian affairs, Sir…

There’s heavy weight on you, Buhari tells Bande at UN

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in New York paid a courtesy call on President of the…

CPJ joins call for U.N. Human Rights Council to extend mandate of Burundi Commission of Inquiry

*A man stands in front of a plaque in honor of missing Burundian journalist Jean Bigirimana…

UN Condemns Boko Haram Ambush On Aid Workers In Borno

  By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri THE United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, EDWARD KALLON has…

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II gets new UN job

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York, United States, announced the appointment…

Over $8m worth of elephant tusks, pangolin scales smuggled out of Nigeria late January- UN

…Charges on protection of planet’s wildlife As the World’s Wildlife Day was celebrated on Sunday, 3rd…

Features- Fraud in UN Agencies in Nigeria: Mindboggling Conversation with a Consultant-Professor, By Betty Abah

By the time Prof finished speaking to me, after about two hours, my jaw had fallen…

Northeast: $848m required for humanitarian projects, says UN

MORE than 7.1 million of the 13.4 million people Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states are facing…