UN chief ‘deeply alarmed’ by Eastern Ghouta violence

UN chief ‘deeply alarmed’ by Eastern Ghouta violence

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday said he was "deeply alarmed" by the escalating violence in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave after more than 100 civilians were killed in the second straight day of air strikes. ...
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Appreciating Nigeria’s contribution to UN peacekeeping

Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said. ...
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New UN draft on Syria ceasefire seeks to win Russian backing

Sweden and Kuwait on Thursday presented a revised draft UN Security Council resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria that diplomats said could win backing from Russia. ...
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Illicit financial activities against Africa exceeds aid – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has decried the implications of illicit activities against Africa, saying it is more than the international aid flow into the continent. The post Illicit financial activities against Africa exceeds aid – UN chief appeare...
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10.2m people in need of humanitarian assistance in Nigeria — UN

10.2m people in need of humanitarian assistance in Nigeria — UN

The United Nations has said a total of 10.2 million people were in need of humanitarian assistance in various parts of the country. The post 10.2m people in need of humanitarian assistance in Nigeria — UN appeared first on Vanguard News. ...
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UN envoy to meet Nigerian youths

UN envoy to meet Nigerian youths

The United Nations Youth Envoy, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake, has arrived Nigeria for a three-day working visit, says UNFPA Nigeria Office. Mrs. Kori Habib, Media Advisor, UNFPA Nigeria, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. Th...
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UN urges Uganda to probe refugee trafficking, corruption

UN urges Uganda to probe refugee trafficking, corruption

Uganda must investigate allegations of "human trafficking" and corruption in refugee camps, the UN's top official in the country told AFP on Monday. ...
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UN lashes Nigeria over deportation of secessionists

The United Nations refugees agency has criticised Nigeria for breaching international treaties after forcefully deporting a Cameroonian Anglophone separatist and his supporters. The post UN lashes Nigeria over deportation of secessionists appeared first on Van...
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90 migrants feared dead in boat capsize off Libya, says UN

90 migrants feared dead in boat capsize off Libya, says UN

At least 90 people were feared dead on Friday in the latest migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, the UN migration agency said. ...
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Nigeria to open up political space for youths in 2019

Nigeria to open up political space for youths in 2019

Cross section of Nigerian youth at a rally. By Prudence ArobaniAs the 2019 general elections draw near, the Federal Government says it will accommodate more young people in the running of the country. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr...
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