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UN says ‘seems anyone is liable to be shot dead’ in Gaza

The UN rights office said Tuesday it seemed that any Palestinian protesting in Gaza, regardless of whether they pose an imminent threat, is "liable" to be killed by Israeli forces.

UN, US slam Kenya after TV stations shuttered

The UN on Friday followed the United States in criticising the Kenyan government after it took three major TV channels off the air despite a court order to end the suspensions.

‘Africa is no shithole’: outrage over Donald Trump remark

Africans reacted angrily Friday after Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as "shithole countries", with many lashing the US president for racism and ignorance.

UN human rights office calls Donald Trump’s immigration slur ‘racist’

The UN human rights office says Donald Trump's remark in which he used a vulgarity to describe immigrant countries is "racist".

United Nations welcomes commencement of Boko Haram suspects’ trials

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday welcomed the decision by the Nigerian authorities to start the trial of Boko Haram suspects.

United Nations seeks transparency in Boko Haram suspects’ trial

The United Nations has welcomed the trial of more than 2,000 Boko Haram suspects, but worried over lack of transparency in the process.

United Nations preaches abolition of death penalty

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on world leaders which have not forbidden the extreme practice of death penalty to urgently stop executions.

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Police nab four over murder, robbery in Ekiti

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Nasarawa Assembly re-elects Balarabe-Abdullahi as Speaker

The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.