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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi gets new UN appointment

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020.
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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.

Nigeria assumes chairmanship of African Group at UN

Nigeria has assumed the Chairmanship of the African Group at the United Nations for the month of March 2019, succeeding the Republic of Benin.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit during the 73rd session of the General Assembly of the United Nations at United Nations Headquarters in New York. EPA

UN General Assembly rejects US resolution condemning Hamas

A General Assembly resolution put forward by the United States condemning the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza, have failed to be adopted by the UN Member States.
L-R: AMB. GERALDINE NASON OF IRELAND; NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TIJJANI BANDE AND SINGAPORE’S AMBASSADOR BURHAN GARFOOR, AT A SIDE EVENT, ORGANISED BY PERMANENT MISSIONS OF NIGERIA TO THE UN, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PERMANENT MISSIONS OF SINGAPORE, IRELAND, AND QATAR, TO PROMOTE JANUARY 24 AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDU

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution on education

The United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted, by consensus, Nigeria’s resolution to proclaim January 24 every year as the ‘International Day of Education’.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN: Torture is unacceptable, unjustified at all times

Torture in any form, is absolutely unacceptable and can never be justified, UN said on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, urging great support for victims worldwide.

Time to stamp out human trafficking – UN scribe

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has declared that the time has come to stamp out human trafficking, pledging UN action to eradicate the ‘heinous crime’

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Mustafa Chike-Obi: Government should explore opportunities in taxation

There are hidden economic opportunities in taxation which government should explore by brining more people into the tax net, the Executive Vice Chairman, Alpha African Advisory, Mustafa Chike-Obi, has said.