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UN envoy cautions politicians against hate speech, acrimony

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas has called on politicians to avoid hate speech and politics of acrimony that may undermine peaceful conduct of election, social and national cohesion.
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Buhari broke human rights standards by suspending Onnoghen — UN

The suspension Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers, UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayan, said yesterday.
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UN on course to easing CAR arms embargo

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The United Nations Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central African Republic five years after the country stood on the verge of genocide. The government in Bangui has repeatedly called for the restrictions to be lifted to allow arms supplies to shore up its security forces fighting […]
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From Guterres to warning Ghosn: Top quotes at Davos

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Here are some of the top quotes from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Thursday, where the business elite faced yet more accusations of inaction on climate change. “Climate change is running faster than we are. I believe we are losing the race.” — UN chief Antonio Guterres sounds the alarm on global […]
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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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