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The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
United Nations staff in Ethiopia gathered today at the UN Conference Centre for a minute of silence and a flag lowering ceremony in memory of the 19 United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 Sunday. The solemn gathering was led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Aeneas Chuma.
Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.
The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) says increased terror attacks will not derail efforts to stabilise the Horn of Africa nation.
The African Union Commission on Wednesday rejected allegations of human rights violations by its peacekeepers in Somalia, saying the United Nations did not carry out thorough probe into certain incidents on its mission’s operations.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan accused of making ‘political statement’ in missing Europa League final with Arsenal
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday summoned Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katisna State over rising killings by armed bandits in the state.
Alex Iwobi is not sticking his neck out for Tottenham Hotspur when they face Liverpool in the final of the UEFA Champions League.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed.
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters crown on Sunday.
Reacting to the rising rate of suicides among youths, a counsellor, Ms Chinelo Nkennor, has said the power to put an end to suicides, in both young and old, lies with schools embracing 21st-century guidance and counseling methods.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday considered and adopted a report on a Bill for an Act to, among other things, prohibit the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging in Nigeria.
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday struck out a suit seeking to stop the Senate from removing Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, from office.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Akpofure Rim-Rukeh’s inaugural lecture holds on May 28, 2019, in Ugbromo, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.