Home Topics Geneva
The United States on Friday will formally withdraw from a landmark arms control treaty with Russia, claiming it undermines its national security interests.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s Community Shield clash with Manchester City on Sunday will have no bearing on their battle for the Premier League title.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
More than 20 countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic minority Uighurs in the country's Xinjiang region in the first such joint move on the issue at the United Nations' Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters news agency.
Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.
Swiss police fired water cannon, tear gas and stun grenades at Cameroonian protesters outside UN headquarters in Geneva Saturday as the crowd surged towards a luxury hotel hosting 86-year-old President Paul Biya, who has been at the helms since November 1982.
Iran will abandon more nuclear deal commitments on 7 July, the country’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday, according to the Fars news agency.
The World Health Organization says millions of people with epilepsy are reluctant to seek treatment because of the stigma attached to their ailment, leading to the premature death of many. WHO has released the first global report on epilepsy.
A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Regional Director for Africa, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, wants more participation of African countries in the Global Youth Initiative by emulating the examples of Nigeria.
President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked governments around the world and global employers of labour on the need for a new social contract that would deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work.
Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android.
Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.
Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.
Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has been announced the winner of the 2019 award of excellence for leadership in sustainable community and social development, tagged Community Pillar Awards (CPA) by the Community Development Institute (CDI).
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday renamed the popular Onikan Stadium after the first Military Administrator of Lagos, Brigadier Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson.
The Director of Rail Services of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Engr Mohammed Babakobi, on Monday said Daura was picked for the sitting of University because of the several rail initiatives coming up along the area.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the case instituted by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment of 10, 000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Joseph Kunini as the new Speaker, following the resignation of the former Speaker, Abel Diah, on Sunday evening.