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2023 General Elections: PDP urges UN to guard against manipulation

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By EMMANUEL OLONIRUHA ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the United Nations (UN) continued support of Nigeria’s electoral system and closely monitor...

INEC will continue to uphold choices made by Nigerians- Yakubu

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By EMMANUEL OLONIRUHA ABUJA- Chairman of the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, says Nigerians will determine who becomes their leaders in the...

Nigerian elected as African rep on UN Anti-corruption board

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By EMMANUEL AFONNE ABUJA- A Nigerian, Mr Umar Yakubu has been elected to represent African Sub-Saharan region on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Coalition Board.Yakubu who...

Children’s Day: Rochas Foundation students plead for proprietor’s release

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By HABIBU HARISU SOKOTO- Students of Rochas Foundation College in Sokoto state have appealed to the authorities to free the founder of the College, Sen....

UN Secretary-General in Maiduguri, visits rehabilitation centre, IDP camp

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By YAKUBU UBA Maiduguri- The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on a visit to Nigeria on Tuesday in Maiduguri, visited a rehabilitation centre for victims...

UN pledges to eliminate threat of explosive hazards in Somalia

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The United Nations on Monday reaffirmed its support for freeing Somalia from explosive hazards and highlighted the impact that the scourge has on the...

UN picks new dates for 2022 Climate Week

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The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on Monday announced new dates for the first-ever Middle East and North Africa Climate Week (MENACW)...

UN announces additional $54.5m for 5 countries to implement SDGs

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The UN Joint Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Fund on Monday announced an additional $54.5 million  in investments for projects across five countries to put the SDGs back on...

UN, EU withdraw support for controversial project in Kosovo

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European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have withdrawn their support for a project in Kosovo with historical links to the Nazi...

Reps seek total UN sanction for Burkina Faso over coup

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The House of Representatives has condemned “in the strongest terms possible” the incessant coups in Africa, especially in the sub-Saharan region, urging the Federal...

UN urges Sudanese authorities to stop targeting journalists, protesters

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 The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday urged Sudanese authorities to stop targeting journalists and desist from using...

UN Geneva celebrates 60 years of supporting impartial TV news

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The UN Office in Geneva is celebrating 60 years of collaboration with European Broadcasting Union of public-service broadcasters, which has helped transparent, fair and...

European Parliament President, David Sassoli Dies At 65

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The European Parliament President and Italian social democrat, David Sassoli, has passed on at the age of 65, his spokesperson has confirmed. "The @EP_President David...

UN Deputy Chief, Amina Mohammed, mourns Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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 UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Sunday paid tribute to the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, extoling his exceptional qualities. Mohammed joined other UN leaders to...

Libyan elections postponed, new date expected within 30 days – UN...

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UN envoy, Ms Stephanie Williams, on Thursday said Libya’s presidential election had been postponed with a new date expected to be announced within 30...

U.N. rights forum agrees to investigate abuses in Ethiopia

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The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Friday to establish an independent investigation into abuses in the Ethiopian conflict, after a senior U.N. official...

Magdalena Andersson Elected As Sweden’s First Female Prime Minister For A...

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Magdalena Andersson has been elected as Sweden’s first female prime minister for a second time. Her historic initial appointment as Sweden’s first female prime minister...

My journey: A personal story, By Kingsley Moghalu

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As a young man out of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus) in the mid-1980s, I consciously sought and acquired experience that would...

Swedish Prime Minister steps down following no-confidence vote

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The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Monday announced his resignation a week after a no-confidence vote against him in parliament. Lofven, a Social Democrat,...

U.S. strikes kill 7 militiamen on Iraqi-Syrian border

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U.S. strikes on eastern Syria near the border with Iraq killed at least seven Iran-backed militiamen, a Britain-based monitoring group said on Monday. The U.S....