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The UN General Assembly on Wednesday condemned Israel for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, in a resolution adopted by a strong majority of 120 countries.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has awarded the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 129 military, police and civilian personnel, including three Nigerians, who lost their lives in 2017 while serving under the UN flag.
Nigeria is gravely concerned over the alarming situation between Israel and Palestine, and in many parts of the Middle East.
The INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu said in Lagos today that PVCs of newly registered voters in the ongoing CVR would be made available from the end of the week.
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the 2016 judgement of the Appeal Court on the leadership tussle of the Nigerian Football Federation and instead, sent the case back to the Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, where it began in September 2014.
The General Assembly of the Catholic Diocese of Jalingo has called on the Federal Government to do more to bring the protracted herdsmen and farmers’ clashes to an end.
Ndigbo have been urged to troop out enmasse to honour the departed Igbo leader, Nigerian statesman and former Vice President of Nigeria at his burial at Oko on February 2nd , 2018.
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.
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Poland are sweating on the fitness of veteran centre-back Kamil Glik ahead of their World Cup opener against Senegal Tuesday, with the West Africans vowing to exploit “defensive weakness” in the Group H clash.
Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.
The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.
As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .
Brazil attracted an army of excited youngsters — including one who managed to get onto the pitch for a selfie — as they held their first training session on Russian soil ahead of the World Cup on Tuesday.
Police formations in Lagos State would embark on a Show of Force between 6a.m and 9p.m. on Thursday to demonstrate the command’s crime fighting ability ahead of the Eid-il-Fitr celebration.
The Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed what it termed the image rescue effort by President Muhammadu Buhari before Moroccan Prime Minister, Saadeddine Othman, as a poorly packaged deception to sugarcoat his deep-seated disdain for Nigerian youths.
Julen Lopetegui says being sacked as Spain coach two days before their opening match at the World Cup was possibly "the saddest day of my life" -- but he was thrilled to be introduced as Real Madrid boss.
An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with the giant snake.