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UN Calls For Concerted Efforts To Reduce Poverty In Nigeria

UN Calls For Concerted Efforts To Reduce Poverty In Nigeria

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for effective collaboration between governments at all levels, development partners and non-state actors in addressing the needs of Nigeria where poverty and infrastructural challenges are the most acute. Speaking at a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Acceleration Conference organized by the Kaduna state

UN rights chief decries ‘excessive force’ against Sudan protesters

The UN rights chief on Thursday slammed Sudan’s “repressive response” to anti-government demonstrations that have turned into daily rallies against President Omar al-Bashir, including the use of live ammunition against protesters.
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UN withdraws 260 aid workers from Borno over Boko Haram attacks

UN withdraws 260 aid workers from Borno over Boko Haram attacks

The United Nations says it has withdrawn about 260 aid workers from three local governments in Borno state over the recent resurgence of attacks by Boko Haram terrorists. In a
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UN Withdraws 260 Aid Workers From Nigeria Over Increasing Boko Haram Attacks

UN Withdraws 260 Aid Workers From Nigeria Over Increasing Boko Haram Attacks

United Nations Withdraws 260 Aid Workers From Nigeria Over Upsurge In Boko Haram Attacks The UN yesterday expressed concern about the upsurge in Boko Haram attacks in the North-East. The United Nations  said since the recent resurgence in the attacks, about 260 aid workers had been withdrawn, lamenting that it

Somalia tells UN not to interfere after expelling envoy

Somalia on Thursday told the UN Security Council not to interfere in its national affairs after expelling a UN envoy who questioned the government’s decision to arrest an al-Shabaab defector running for election. Somali Ambassador Abukar Dahir Osman did not specifically mention his government’s decision to order Nicholas Haysom to leave but he argued that […]
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UN calls for restraint in Bangladesh

Police uncover suspected trafficking camp in Lagos, rescue six children

The United Nations called for restraint in Bangladesh on Monday following elections that turned violent and said complaints about the outcome should be addressed through legal means. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling party and its allies won a landslide victory in the vote on Sunday but the main opposition, which won only six seats […]
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