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Borno Farmers: DHQ counters UN report, says 43 killed

The Defence Headquarters has faulted a report by the United Nations that 110 civilians were killed in the onslaught on farmers by Boko Haram fighters in the Jere Local...

COVID-19 compounds health emergency operations in Northeast— WHO

  The Country representative of World Health Organisation (WHO),  Walter Kazadi Mulombo has said the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded Grade 3 health emergency...

Rape Allegation: ‘D’Banj is not a UN ambassador’, UN clarifies

The United Nations has denied claims that Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj, is a United Nations Youth Ambassador for Peace. Joseph Kayanja, United Nations’ Director of...

Covid-19: Nigeria gets medical supplies worth $22m from EU, UN

The EU and United Nations has handed over to the Nigerian government, vital supplies to help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The supplies worth...

UN headquarters closed to tourists over coronavirus

The United Nations on Tuesday closed its New York headquarters to the general public to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, a spokesman for UN Secretary...

Nearly 20 killed in Burkina Faso village attack

Suspected jihadists have killed nearly 20 civilians in an overnight attack on the northern Burkina Faso village of Bani. According to local media reports, unidentified...

Number Of Aid Workers Killed By Insurgents Doubled In 2019 – UN

The United Nations says they have lost twice more aid workers to insurgency in 2019 than they did in 2018. UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon,...

UN decries increasing attacks in Sahel and West Africa

The United Nations envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military...

34,532 irregular migrants died in six years ― IOM

The United Nations migration agency, the International Organization for Migration IOM has said no fewer than 35, 532 irregular migrants died between 2014 and 2019 on...

Arab League warns against foreign interference in Libya

The Arab League has called on the warring factions in Libya to prevent the deployment of foreign fighters that may worsen the ongoing conflict in the North African...