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UN working with presidential candidates to promote peaceful elections, says official

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The United Nations Office for the West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) is collaborating with presidential candidates and other stakeholders...

UN Sec-Gen faults Burkina Faso on expulsion of UN official

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has expressed his confidence in Ms Barbara Manzi, the most senior UN official in...

UN chief pledges to make 2023 “a year of peace”

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UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres on Monday, pledged to make 2023 “a year for peace” and a “year for action”, highlighting the need for...

Guterres appoints Nigerian Balogun-Alexander UN Resident Coordinator in Timor-Leste

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday announced the appointment of Ms Olufunmilayo Balogun-Alexander of Nigeria as United Nations...

UN commends Nigeria’s effort in global peace

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By SANI IDRIS JAJI (KADUNA STATE)- The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Mrs Amina Mohammed, on Monday commended Nigeria’s effort in contributing...

Terrorism intensifying across Africa, UN deputy chief warns

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By UMMUL IDRIS UNITED NATIONS- Terrorism is intensifying across Africa, exploiting instability and conflict, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed has said.“Terrorists and violent extremists,...

UN chief hails Obasanjo for facilitating peace agreement between Ethiopia, TPLF

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has commended Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, the African Union Mediator, for facilitating the...

Terrorism is top priority as Ghana assumes Presidency of UN Security

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- Ghana on Tuesday assumed the Presidency of the United Nations (UN) Security Council for November as debates on violent...

UN Demands More Help For Indebted States

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New York, - The United Nations is calling for more flexibility from developed countries in easing the growing debt burden of poorer...

2023: UN backs INEC to conduct credible elections

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By DESMOND EJIBAS PORT HARCOURT- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says it is collaborating with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free,...

Long-awaited Rwanda genocide trial begins despite suspect’s boycott

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By SHEJI HALIMA THE HAGUE- A U.N. tribunal in The Hague on Thursday opened the genocide trial of a Rwandan businessman captured two years ago...

Guinea: UN pledges support for justice as stadium massacre trial begins

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday paid tribute to the hundreds of victims and their families, of a 2009 stadium...

UN Humanitarians Call For Access To Displaced People In South Sudan

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United Nations, - The aid community in South Sudan seeks safe passage of aid for thousands of displaced people in...

UN Team to produce unique Master plan for Aba

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By IJENDU IHEAKA ABA(ABIA)- Dr Omoayena Odumbaku, Human Settlement Officer for Anglophone West Africa, UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) says the agency will employ best...

Nigerians at UN mourn Otobo, missing diplomat found dead

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK - Nigerians working at the United Nations (UN) headquarters In New York on Monday mourned the Amb. Ejeviome Otobo, a...

Missing Nigerian ambassador found dead in America

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NEW YORK - The police in Tuckahoe, New York, United States, have found the body of a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Otobo, who...

Owo: UN urges governments to support plan to safeguard religious places

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC), Mr Miguel Moratinos, has urged all governments to support the...

Moghalu says 2023 elections provide Nigerians opportunity to change their fortune

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By EMMANUEL MOGBEDE ABUJA- Prof Kingsley Moghalu, African Democratic Congress (ADC) presidential aspirant, says the forthcoming general elections provide Nigerians an opportunity to change their...

Obituary: Madeleine Albright – First female US secretary of state dies...

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Madeleine Albright, a Czech immigrant who went on to become the first female secretary of state in US history, has died aged 84. A long-time...

UN chief urges countries to include PLWD in Post-COVID plans

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged all countries to do more to put People Living with Disabilities (PLWD) “front and centre” of their post-COVID...