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UN pledges commitment to women’s access to social protection

After two weeks of deliberation, the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) concluded Friday in New York.
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UN Women, partners launch initiative against discriminatory laws

The UN Women, in collaboration with African Union, European Union and other partners, are seeking to fast-track efforts to repeal or revise discriminatory laws in 100 countries by 2023.
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Nigeria elected as member of communication committee of UNCSW 63

Nigeria has been elected as a member of the Communication Committee of the 63rd Session of UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York.

Four countries to exit list of least developed countries

A UN expert committee has announced that four countries could soon “graduate” from the ranks of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations.

UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed celebrates Nigerian women appointed into global positions

Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, has expressed excitement at the appointment of Nigerian women into global leadership positions.

UN: Nigeria calls for support to women development programme

The issue of women development has not been given due attention in most regions and countries of the world. In Africa, the women development agenda, is at best, relegated to the background.

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Operations shut down temporarily at Abuja airport new terminal

Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.

Easter: DPR sanctions 10 filling stations for selling petrol above N145 per litre

The Department of Petroleum Resources says it has sanctioned 10 filling stations caught dispensing fuel above N145 per litre government approved price in Rivers.
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President Buhari says cycle of violence benefits nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.