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United Nations Recognizes Nollywood Actress, Omotala As One Of The Most Influential Africans

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has been honoured by the United Nations as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent. The Amvca award-winning actress announced the good news via her Instagram page today being Thursday, October 4, 2018. Sharing a picture on her Instagram page, she captioned it; “Honoured to be one of the…

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Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari Is Set To Depart From Nigeria Again

Today, President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart for the United States to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The event is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from September 18, 2018. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema revealed this to newsmen on Tuesday adding that the…

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Migrants Rejected By Italy Were Tortured And Raped Says UN

African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union last week said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the United Nations (UN) migration agency said on Tuesday. The 150 migrants, mainly Eritreans and Somalis, were rescued in the Mediterranean…

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Calling on Abia Indigenes & Nigerians! DON LULU FOUNDATION Officially Launches this Wednesday, June 27th!

Join Business man Lucky Igbokwe popularly known as Don Lulu (@donlulu_mayor) as he celebrates his birthday with the official launch of his foundation- DON LULU FOUNDATION (@donlulufoundation) this Wednesday, 27th of June 2018, in Ohuhu Umuahia North Local Government Area in Abia State, Nigeria. The DON LULU FOUNDATION (DLF), is a private foundation founded by…

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Presidency Rebukes PDP National Chairman, Secondus Over Letter To The United Nations

The Presidency says the letter written by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Uche Secondus to the United Nations Secretary General accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of several allegations “confirms the opposition party as a bad loser, desperate for another chance after they were kicked out for failing the nation and its…

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Aisha Buhari To Be Appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador

Wife of the president Aisha Buhari will on Monday by appointed a special ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS (UNAIDS). According to Punch, this was announced in a statement released by the Communications and Global Outreach Officer of UNAIDS Nigeria, Charles-Martin Jjuuko. Michel Sidibe, Under-Secretary of UNAIDS, will make the appointment on Monday, Jjuuko said. Buhari’s role…

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 UN Appoints Nigeria’s Obiakor To Investigate Burundian killings

The United Nations has appointed retired Lt.-Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor of Nigeria to head a special investigation into the killing of some Burundian refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General in New York and was announced by the…

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United Nations Condemns Death Of Protesters’ In Iran, Calls For Respect For Protesters’ Rights

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres has expressed his “regret” at the rising death toll in the ongoing anti-government protests in Iran and has called on the Islamic Republic to respect the rights of peaceful protesters. About 21 persons have lost their lives in the clashes across the country and Police have arrested hundreds of demonstrators…

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Nigeria To Become World’s Third Most Populated Nation By 2050 – UN

According to a United Nations report launched recently, Nigeria’s population, which is currently the 7th largest in the world, is expected to surpass the United State’s to become the 3rd largest by 2050. With 83 million people added to the world’s population every year, Nigeria’s population is the fastest growing among the 10 most populous countries in the…

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Nigeria Is The 146th Country To Endorse Paris Climate Change – United Nations

The UN says Nigeria is the 146th country to endorse the Paris Climate Change agreement as the country presented its endorsement on Tuesday. Santiago Villalpando, Chief of the Treaty Section of the UN, stated this at the presentation of the Climate Change Endorsement instrument by Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN, Prof. Tijani Bande. The Paris climate…

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