UN climate talks struggle to stay relevant

UN climate talks struggle to stay relevant

There was a telling moment at the 23rd edition of UN climate talks that underscored both the life-and-death stakes in the fight against global warming, and how hard it is for this belaboured forum to rise to the challenge. ...
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Russia, US headed for UN showdown over Syria gas attacks probe

Russia, US headed for UN showdown over Syria gas attacks probe

Russia and the United States were on a collision course ahead of a UN Security Council vote Thursday on the fate of a UN-led probe to determine who is behind chemical attacks in Syria's six-year war. ...
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Illegal timber trade: Amina Mohammed has my full support and confidence – UN boss

Illegal timber trade: Amina Mohammed has my full support and confidence – UN boss

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has supported his deputy and former former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, following allegations that... Read » Illegal timber trade: Amina Mohammed has my full support and confidence – U...
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Iran still complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog chief

Iran still complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog chief

The UN's nuclear watchdog director Yukiya Amano Thursday reaffirmed Tehran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal in a meeting with US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, the agency said. ...
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Amina Mohammed, UN dep Sec-Gen fingered in $300m timber scandal [VIDEO]

Amina Mohammed, UN dep Sec-Gen fingered in $300m timber scandal [VIDEO]

Nigeria’s former minister for environment and current United Nations deputy secretary general, Amina J. Mohammed has been identified as allegedly playing a major role in the clearance of over 10,000 containers of illegally harvested logs of Timber. The s...
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Defence minister says $1.4m contract ‘in order’ — but new documents raise more questions

Tukur Gusau, spokesman of Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, says there is no fraud in the award of the contract for the relocation and refurbishment of Nigeria’s UN Level 2 The post Defence minister says $1.4m contract ‘in order’ — b...
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Ex-President Obasanjo appointed into UN mediation board

Ex-President Obasanjo appointed into UN mediation board

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed member of an 18-man United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation. UN... Read » Ex-President Obasanjo appointed into UN mediation board on YNaija ...
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Obasanjo, others appointed into UN board

Obasanjo, others appointed into UN board

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into United Nations (UN) high-level advisory board. ...
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12 killed during two attacks in Mali – UN

The UN Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on Tuesday said 12 people were killed during a spate of attacks in that country. It said that among the dead were nine civilians, including a teenage girl, a member of the national guard and two unknown gunmen. It added that du...
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Buhari’s antecedents responsible for UN prediction of credible elections in 2019 – Presidency

Buhari’s antecedents responsible for UN prediction of credible elections in 2019 – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said the 2019 general elections will be free and fair. Senior Special Assistant to the President... Read » Buhari’s antecedents responsible for UN prediction of credible elections in 2019 – Presidency on YNaija ...
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