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The United Nations has appointed Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF).
Israeli legislators have approved a bill that makes it more difficult to divide Jerusalem.
The UN General Assembly has approved nearly 5.4 billion dollars programme budget for the UN operations in the year 2018 to 2019.
The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, announced Sunday night that the American government has reduced its contribution to the U.N.’s annual budget by $285m.
The problem of establishing a Palestinian state, which has remained unsolved for decades, is a historic tragedy, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday called on UN member states not to be swayed by US leader Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding, during a key vote on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor Thursday of the United Nations resolution rejecting Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Dr. Sa’ad Abubakar, has attributed incessant killings in the country, especially in the north to failure of the government.
The meeting was part of efforts to douse renewed tension brought about by the suspended ceasefire by the Niger Delta Avengers.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, has reiterated a call on the U.N. not to turn its back on Eritrean nationals who continue to flee the repressive regime back home.
The other newly elected countries to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council are Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Chile, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain and Ukraine.
The United States has said human rights abuses and impunity by the military hinders its ability to fully partner with Nigeria on security related issues.
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The chant across the country was simply: ‘Sai Baba’. Except, perhaps, for the Late Chief MKO Abiola in the annulled 1993 presidential election, no presidential candidate in the country’s political history had garnered so much extensive approval.
Alexis Sanchez has confirmed that Thierry Henry did not advise him to leave Arsenal and join Manchester United.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is just being received by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at the Akure Airport in Akure, Ondo State, for a visit.
Coaches of the home-based Super Eagles have said the team passed a big test of character by coming from behind to beat Equatorial Guinea and also believe the team have continued to improve.
The European Union has inaugurated a €143m intervention fund in Borno, as part of the effort to address the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast, an official said on Wednesday.
The Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota in Ogun State, Dr David Oyedepo, has advocated for a true change in the level of attention government is paying to the education sector if the nation must attain true development.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday, urged the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to provide relief materials to the IDP camps in Awe, Azara, Keana and Rukubi in all Awe/Domain/Keana federal constituency of Nasarawa state.
A young Palestinian man has been killed in an exchange of fire with the Israeli army near the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.
Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government is targeting 15 per cent tax contribution ratio of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through improved tax collection strategies.
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to take bold steps in implementing the provisions of the 2015 National Tobacco Control (NTC) act.