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UN calls for more global commitment to SDGs

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for escalated efforts by Nations for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure that the 2030 deadline is met.

UN advocates peace education at childhood to combat radicalisation

The UN has stressed the need for peace education at childhood to promote ideals of non-violence, equality and mutual respect.

Nigeria supports strengthening of UN-Habitat

Nigeria says it would reject any efforts to weaken the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) through any proposal by any UN Member States to create a parallel entity.

Buhari not going to US – FG

The Federal Government has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not travelling to the United States of America as being alleged in some quarters.

Buhari’s US trip is fake news – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the news being circulated via a parody Twitter account, claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the US is fake.

Erdogan accuses Myanmar of ‘genocide’ against Rohingya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused Myanmar of "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence.

World ‘blind and deaf’ to Rohingya plight – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged the international community to step up efforts to help Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority, saying the world was "blind and deaf" to their plight.

US Secret Service crunched by Trump and family’s travel

The US Secret Service said Monday it is facing a crunch in meeting overtime payments for agents, as it struggles with the cost of protecting President Donald Trump, his many homes and large family.

UN condemns attack on aid workers

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Saturday condemned attacks on civilians during crises globally, especially aid workers providing helps to victims of conflicts, saying the attacks were targeted.

Re-establishing Nigeria’s leadership position in the world

I am glad to be speaking under the chairmanship of my friend and one of our country’s most outstanding and cerebral diplomats, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.

Venezuelan leader seeks talks with Trump

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has said he wants a face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump.

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Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.

Arsenal agree deal with Real Madrid for Martin Ødegaard

Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.