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UN General Assembly elects Nigeria, 14 others to Human Rights Council

The UN General Assembly Monday in New York has elected, by secret ballot, Nigeria and 14 other States to serve on the Human Rights...
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UN base in DR Congo attacked by Ugandan rebels

Militants have attacked a UN military base in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing one UN peacekeeper.The attack occurred in a village near the...

UN condemns deadly attacks on civilians in Borno

The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, Tuesday condemned the deadly attacks targeting innocent civilians in Konduga, Banki and Ngala areas of Borno.Kallon expressed...

Buhari in New York: Nigeria’s faith in democracy unshaken

Wants UN to stop ISIS infiltration in Lake Chad Basin FG rakes in N2.5trn in 8 months through FIRS Corruption, biggest challenge in Nigeria...

Buhari leads Nigeria’s delegation to 72nd UN General Assembly in New York

Geoffrey Onyeama, Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister said President Muhammadu Buhari will lead the Nigerian delegation to the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New...

Arewa ultimatum was hate speech – UN

Two UN bodies, the UN Office of Human Rights (OHCHR), and the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), have denounced an ultimatum...
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Cholera strikes Yemen’s Sanaa; state of emergency called

Cholera has killed at least 115 people in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, the local Saba news agency said, after authorities on Sunday declared a...
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Breast cancer detection bra designed by Mexican teen gets top inventors’ prize

An 18-year-old student from Mexico won the top prize at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards this weekend for his creation of EVA, an intelligent...
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Revised immigration order expected to renew ban on seven Muslim countries

A revised version of Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugee admittance is expected to contain language again targeting seven Muslim-majority countries deemed...

UN commends Nigeria on success against Boko Haram

The United Nations has commended Nigeria for the successes it has so far recorded in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the country....