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The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just more than 10 years, according to a new United Nations report.
The UN General Assembly moved Thursday to hold a special session focused on international coordination in response to the coronavirus pandemic from December 3-4 in New York.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds and proceeds.
A High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity for Achieving the 2030 Agenda (FACTI Panel), said Governments must do more to tackle tax abuse and corruption in global finance.
Mali’s military junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, on Tuesday, demanded an end to potentially crippling economic sanctions imposed after last month’s coup in the poor Sahel state.
Nigeria will continue to partner with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and some countries to ensure accelerated development and manufacturing, as well as the uninhibited supply of safe and effective Coronavirus vaccines to all, President Muhammadu Buhari declared Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump angrily cast blame on China over the coronavirus pandemic in an address on Tuesday before the United Nations, whose chief warned against a new “Cold War” between the two powers.
The United States has initiated the so-called snapback process to restore almost all previously lifted UN sanctions against Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that his administration has developed a novel homegrown ‘Integrated Sustainable Development Goals Model’, as an analytical framework for assessing how policy-making can better address the indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals.
U.S. President Donald Trump has abandoned his plans to deliver a speech at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in person, the White House Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, said.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that vaccine alone cannot defeat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has petitioned the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the death sentence on Kano singer, Sharif Yahya Sharif.
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), the body tasked with the protection, improvement and regulation of environmental issues in the State held a webinar session on the theme “Clean Air for a Healthy and Sustainable Environment in Lagos (Fantasy or Reality)”. The webinar was held in commemoration of the First International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on the 7th of September.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has renewed his call for a total ban on nuclear weapons testing.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment of Dr Yusif Musa as the Provost RMK College of Advanced and Remedial Studies (CARS), and Saminu Bello as Registrar of Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education (SRCOE).
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Taraba State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Innocent Vakkai, on Saturday said, the state government is putting possible efforts to ensure the availability of commodities in all primary health care for effective access to family planning in the state.
Nigeria’s representatives in this year’s CAF Confederation Cup, Kano Pillars have arrived Dakar for the first leg of their preliminary round clash with Jaraaf FC of Senegal.
Ahead of the 2023 Presidential elections, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State yesterday said that no one will get ticket at the market square, rather it is the decision of the political party.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, to probe false posting on the ministry’s official Twitter handle of court proceedings in a lawsuit against him and the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.