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UN chief condemns Zamfara attacks

UN chief condemns Zamfara attacks NEWS DIGEST - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has strongly condemned the attacks perpetrated over the weekend in Nigeria’s Zamfara State...

Guterres reappoints Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed as UN deputy secretary-general

Guterres reappoints Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed as UN deputy secretary-general NEWS DIGEST - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Monday formalised his prior announcement that Ms Amina...

274 million people will be in need worldwide in 2022 –...

274 million people will be in need worldwide in 2022 – UN NEWS DIGEST - About 40 million more people worldwide are likely to be...

‘Kano to pass Child Protection Bill before end of 2021’

The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has said that it is working with the Kano State House of Assembly and is confident...

Nigeria leads anti-corruption coding competition with 1,700 applications – UNODC

Nigerian youths have topped contemporaries from Egypt, Kenya, Senegal and South Africa, in a month-long hackathon, launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs...

UN raises concerns over Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, alleged torture

UN raises concerns over Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, alleged torture NEWS DIGEST - The United Nations has raised eyebrows over the arrest of the leader of...

UN may cut food supply to North-East, says WFP Director

UN may cut food supply to North-East, says WFP Director NEWS DIGEST - The United Nations World Food Programme may soon cut its food rations...

Borno begins campaign for repentant Boko Haram members

Borno State Government has commenced a public campaign programme designed to reconcile and reintegrate repentant Boko-Haram elements. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Buhari heads to New York for UN General Assembly

Buhari heads to New York for UN General Assembly NEWS DIGEST - President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States...

Attacks on schools must stop, says UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday call on the global community to say with one voice that “attacks on schools must stop’’ and that...