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UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed faced accusations from an advocacy group on Thursday that she granted illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was Nigeria’s environment minister.
The Federal Government has denied the allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed.
Usman Jibril, minister of state for environment, says Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the UN, is not being probed for an alleged illegal export of rosewood logs to China.
United Nations secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has stated that Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, has his full support and confidence.
The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) yesterday released a report showing how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth $300 million, were laundered into China.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
The Argentine superstar has scored a scarcely believable 602 goals for Barcelona – a sensational scoring rate rivalled only by Cristiano Ronaldo.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a “new, bold offer” to lawmakers with “an improved package of measures” in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.
The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on an ongoing strike.
Former Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery said Kylian Mbappe wanted to join Real Madrid before the French giants eventually persuaded the forward to stay.
A 300 level medical student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, has committed suicide for failing his exams.